The 2021 Programs & Operations Intern(s) will be primarily responsible for administrative support with First Tee Program, summer camps, outreach programs, school partners and various special events in the Greater New Orleans region. The primary purpose of these programs is to introduce First Tee and the game of golf to young people in a way that will inspire interest and lead to continued participation. The Intern(s) will work directly with First Tee staff and coaches daily.

Reports to

Director of Education, Tuyen Nguyen

Employment Status

Full-time Internship (35-40 hours)

Dates

Spring (February – May) | Summer (May – August) | Fall (August – November)

Stipend

Depending on start date, +/- $1,000 a month (plus job-related expenses)

Preferred Education Level

College Sophomore, Junior or Senior (or recent graduate)

Location

New Orleans, LA

Essential Responsibilities

● Work as a core member in teaching basic golf skills and Nine Core Values to our participants
● Assist in on-course preparations, participant sign-in and class lessons during First Tee Program
● Maintain the quality of equipment and instructional areas at golf facilities
● Develop retention and progression plan to help move participants through First Tee certification process
● Work with community partners and schools to recruit participants and assist with outreach programs
● Help as directed with special events, chapter fundraisers, and tournaments
● Assist with day-to-day administrative operations where needed

Preferred Qualifications

● Background in golf or interest in golf is preferred, but not necessary
● Demonstrate exceptional communication, interpersonal and organizational skills
● Adhere to standards and values established by First Tee
● Experience in identifying and working with program staff and volunteers
● Charismatic, personable, and motivational in working with youth
● Able to travel as required

To Apply

Applications will be accepted until a candidate has been identified. All candidates are subject to a background check. To apply for this position, please submit your cover letter and resume with references to:
Tuyen Nguyen Director of Education – First Tee Greater New Orleans
tuyen@firstteenola.org