Volunteer With Us

Volunteer Frequently Asked Questions

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    What is a typical day as a volunteer like?
    Most volunteer shifts last 4 – 6 hours and you can expect to be outdoors for most of the day. Some positions require more physical demands than others. For more information, please see the Volunteer Positions section.
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    What are the benefits?
    All volunteers will receive an AJGA hat, AJGA pin, boxed lunch and community service hours.
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    Do I need any previous volunteer experience in golf?
    No previous experience in golf is required. An AJGA staff member will review your volunteer responsibilities with you upon arrival. In some cases, you may receive additional information beforehand.
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    How do I find volunteer opportunities?
    Please visit the AJGA Tournament Schedule for specific tournament information. All volunteer opportunities for a specific tournament can be found on that tournament’s website. For further information, please contact the AJGA directly.
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    What should I wear and what should I bring to my volunteer shift?
    Please dress appropriately for the weather and the environment. Make sure to adhere by any dress code in place at the facility (I.E. collared shirt, no jeans, etc.). It would be helpful to bring your smart phone, water, snacks and sunscreen. A portable charger is helpful if you have one.
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    What should I do in the event of inclement weather? Who can I expect to communicate with?
    If inclement weather is predicted the day of your shift, the Tournament Director will communicate how to proceed beforehand via email. In the event of inclement weather during your shift, the Tournament Director, AJGA staff and Volunteer Chair will communicate how to proceed via radio or phone.