VOLUNTEER

The First Tee of Monterey County

Dave has been an active volunteer since 2005.  In 2009, Dave began The First Tee Coach program earning his way to the highest level of Recognized The First Tee Coach in 2012.  Coach Dave not only embodies what we teach and role model for our participants, but Dave has also led multiple staff development workshops.  Moreover, Dave has spent over five years developing the out-of-school and in-school programs at King City.

Dave Buckingham:
Volunteer & Donor

Pay It Forward Program

Peter is well into his fourth year as a volunteer mentor for one of the first-generation college students in our Pay It Forward Scholarship & Mentoring Program. In addition to giving of his time as a tireless advocate for his Pay It Forward scholar, Peter is also a generous donor to our program. We are in good company as one of the many programs he supports with his time, talent, and treasure, including The Boys & Girls Club, Girls, Inc., Meals on Wheels, and YOSAL, just to name a few.

Peter Henning:
Mentor, Donor, &

Committed Advocate

Taylor Farms Center for Learning

Celina Alvarez:
CSUMB Intern

Alexa has gone above and beyond in her volunteer work dedicating herself to a focus on empowering young women. 

She has developed a phenomenal program for our young ladies to participate in every Thursday afternoon with a focus on bully prevention, self esteem, and goal-setting. 

The time generously given by our team of volunteers allows us to staff our programs and enables our youth to develop supportive relationships with people invested in their future.

Together, we are building the future…that makes a difference to a child, their family, and our community.

The Future Citizens Foundation thanks you for your support!

If you are interested in volunteering, please see below for more information, or contact admin@thefirstteemc.org

Adult Volunteers

One of the most amazing experiences you can imagine is being a volunteer with The First Tee of Monterey County. If you would like a life changing experience join our team of extraordinary volunteers. You don't have to know anything about golf...you just need to be willing to step forward as a role model.

The following are examples of the many ways volunteers assist our program! Positions include:

  • Coaching

  • Data Entry

  • Mentors

  • Club Builders

 

In addition to the life changing experience, we offer our volunteers free golf at Twin Creeks Golf Course, range balls and a wonderful time at the The First Tee Open. 

Step 1: Download and complete a copy of the Volunteer Application and turn it into The First Tee of Monterey County

 

Step 2:  Receive the Live Scan paperwork for a background check.  Bring background paperwork to ID Solutions in Marina or the UPS Store in Salinas (off Constitution Blvd) where you will pay $12.50 for their service.

 

Step 3:  The final step is to sign up for an orientation.  A 2-hour orientation is conducted at The First Tee of Monterey County for all volunteers. Please call our Headquarters for orientation dates. 

 

CSUMB & College Students

 

Are you a CSUMB or college student and you don't know where to spend your service learning hours? The First Tee of Monterey County is the place to enjoy those hours and gain valuable internship experience.

There are a number of valuable positions available to CSUMB/college students for their service learning hours.

Coaching: students who are not afraid to make fools of themselves with the participants while being positive role models that are willing to coach them in golf and life skills. No previous golfing experience needed! 

Tutoring: students able to assist participants in the after school program with their homework (math, science, English, etc.) or students experienced with software such as Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator that are willing to lead small workshops. 

Step 1: Download and complete a copy of the Volunteer Application and turn it in to The First Tee of Monterey County

 

Step 2:  Receive the Live Scan paperwork for a background check. Bring background paperwork to ID Solutions in Marina or the UPS Store in Salinas (off Constitution Blvd) along with your CSUMB student ID for a Live Scan (fingerprinting) free of charge. Non-CSUMB students must pay $12.50.

 

Step 3:  The final step is to sign up for an orientation. A 2-hour orientation is conducted for all volunteers at The First Tee of Monterey County. This orientation will count as part of your service. During the orientation we will determine your schedule for the remainder of semester and complete your Service Learning Agreement.

 

High School Community Service

The First Tee of Monterey County welcomes local high school students! The High School Peer Mentor Program provides an educational and life-changing experience for students looking for community-service hours. The lives that you will touch will be impacted forever. Please join the experience and volunteer at The First Tee Monterey County to make a difference. 

Positions include: 

  • Assistant Coaching

  • Assisting in the Computer Clubhouse

  • Tutoring and more!

 

For more information, please call (831) 444-7200.

 

Future Citizens Foundation 
945 South Main Street, Suite 210
Salinas, CA  93901
Main: 831.800.3458
Fax: 831.676.0154

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