Love to play golf?? Want to earn golf privileges by working?? The Gardens Sandhill Crane Golf Club has a great volunteer program that allows volunteers to play golf in exchange for their time based on the guidelines of the volunteer manual. If you are able to commit to two shifts a week and want to be a part of the Sandhill Crane Golf Club team, click the link at the bottom of the page to apply. Browse through the volunteer positions below to see which one fits you best.
2019 - 2020 Volunteer Positions
Customer Service Assistant: Assists with the golf shop operations such as answering phones, reserving tee times, general cleaning, merchandising, and administrative projects. Strenuous labor is at a minimum. Volunteers must be able to bend, stoop, lift, push, and pull up to 25 pounds and stand for long periods of time.
Golf Course Ranger: Works with the Starter to ensure proper pace of play, assist on-course golfers, and enforce the rules of the course and club. Rangers are also responsible for course maintenance such as fixing ball marks, filling divots, and picking up trash. Volunteers must be able to move freely in and out of a cart, walk while carrying tools, bend to fill divots, carry buckets of sand, and work in all weather conditions for prolonged periods of time.
Driving Range Assistant: Driving Range Assistants help the Starter call groups to the tee, assist patrons to maintain the practice facilities, and fill divots on the range. Volunteers must be able to move freely in and out of a cart, walk and stand for long periods, walk while carrying tools, bend to fill divots, carry buckets of sand, and work in all weather conditions for prolonged periods of time.
Programming Assistant: Program assistants help plan and lead golf activities and events. Responsibilities include light office and administrative tasks, supervision of students- predominantly juniors- during golf camps, clinics, and group instruction, setup and breakdown of activities, overseeing transportation to various golf locations and practice facilities, and other important functions of a highly successful Golf Program. This position may involve working in all weather conditions, standing for long periods of time, and moderate physical activity. Those wishing to volunteer as a Programming Assistant must be cleared through DCF to work with minors.
Operations Assistant: These volunteers work with staff on maintaining the cart fleet, completing small “fix it” projects, and keeping up with the general maintenance and cleaning of the facilities. It is important that those who volunteer for this position have general home repair knowledge. This position may involve working in all weather conditions, bending, stooping, pushing, and pulling up to fifty pounds, and lifting small parts and equipment overhead.