Youth with Disabilities

Youth with Disabilities

Purpose:
Volunteers will help facilitate group and individual program for youth with disabilities. These programs are designed to promote physical, mental, and social stimulation through successful therapeutic golfing program.

Accountability:
Volunteers will be under the direct supervision of Fore Hope staff.

Program Location:
Four Seasons Golf Center (Indoor Dome),
5000 E. Broad Street, Columbus OH 43212

Safari Golf Course at the Columbus Zoo,
4853 Powell Road, Powell, Ohio 43065

Responsibilities:
- Arrive as scheduled, or notify Fore Hope staff when you will be late or unable to work
- Notify Fore Hope staff of any needed items, problems, concerns, or progress you have noted following each group/individual lesson
- Record attendance and participation of group members in attendance log
- Advise youth on golf skills
- Aid program director in group facilitation
- Set up area and equipment needs for each program
- Assist the participant (as needed) in completing each activity with maximum independence in order to encourage him/her to acknowledge their strengths and abilities
- Knowledge of wheelchair mobility (provided by Fore Hope)
- Assist participants to and from area as needed
- Ensure that each session is fun

Qualifications:
- Must be comfortable working with youth disabilities
- Must have the ability to motivate and encourage others
- Must be free of criminal record
- Must have friendly, outgoing personality
- Minimal golf skills is a bonus