Golf Activator

Community Golf

East Surrey, West Surrey
Posted 1 month ago

We’re looking for great people to join the team and deliver our Community Golf sessions and events across West & East Surrey and volunteers in East London

WEST SURREY – (Guildford, Runnymede, Woking, Waverley, Surrey Heath, Spelthorne, Elmbridge)

EAST SURREY – (Croydon, Sutton, Merton, Kingston, Wandsworth, Tandridge, Reigate & Banstead, Mole Valley, Epsom & Ewell)

Leading golf skills sessions and events

Do you want to work in golf?  Do you want to make a difference to people’s lives by encouraging regular activity and advocate the importance of a healthy lifestyle?

The Role

We have a number of roles available – Sports Activator Level 1 and Level 2 and assistant roles too.

The role of Sports Activator – Golf, is suited to individuals who have experience of facilitating sports sessions to range of age groups (1-100) across the community in a variety of settings, schools, colleges, universities, community centres, parks and indoor recreational sites.  We are looking for people who:

  • Come from either a sports coaching/ teaching background (You do not need to be a golfer) or regularly play golf
  • Have basic knowledge and interest in golf/sport/physical activity/health
  • Have the right aptitude and attitude for working with a variety of different people, including those with disabilities
  • Have passion, enthusiasm, energy and enjoy working as an individual and as part of a team

As a Sports Activator – Golf, you will be responsible for:

  • Planning, setting up and facilitating the delivery of programmes, activities and events
  • Encouraging, motivating and inspiring participants to get active through playing golf
  • Signpost further golfing opportunities within the local community,
  • All aspects of the health and safety of participants throughout sessions, activities and events
  • Site and team compliance in line with all Community Golf policies and procedures

Role Requirements:

  • You must have a driving license and access to a car to fulfil the role effectively
  • You must live within one of the boroughs you are applying for (see list above for East and West Surrey)
  • Golf knowledge not essential
  • Good oral and basic written English
  • Excellent timekeeping and personal presentation
  • Ability to communicate with a range different audiences in a positive and good-natured way and be an effective listener
  • Have the ability to adapt activities to meet the needs of all
  • A good level of computer competence e.g. email, work processing, spreadsheets etc
  • Be a positive role model at all times and have the ability to make activities fun and engaging
  • Level 1 in Sports Coaching, Activity Leadership or similar would be an advantage but not essential as training is given
  • A valid DBS (which can be obtained if successful in the role)

It is desirable but not essential for our Activators to:

  • Have a small storage area suitable to store golf equipment

The Benefits:

  • Flexible hours to suit your lifestyle
  • A career path within Community Golf
  • Community Golf Uniform and kit
  • Ongoing training and mentoring programme
  • Access to safeguarding, first aid courses, all of which will be paid for
  • DBS will be paid for

To join us at Community Golf, please apply by sending us your CV to

Job Features

Job CategoryActivators
SalaryUp to £20k (pro rata depending on experience, qualifications and contracted hours)
HoursMinimum 15 hours a week – Monday to Sunday (10am – 4pm)- Flexible Hours  Weekend hours only also available in East Surrey

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