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DO YOU HAVE ONE HOUR? Give back to our community! Impact the youth of our community!
The First Tee of South Dakota depends on volunteers in the Aberdeen area so check the information below for volunteer opportunities.

Current Openings

Culinary Team Member - Sous Chef

Sous Chef Position
Looking for a sous chef or experienced line cook looking to take the next step and join the best kitchen in Aberdeen.
Assist the Executive Chef and in charge of food preparation and proper serving of such foods and sanitation of kitchen.
Duties and Responsibilities
  1. Ensure the highest and consistent food quality.
  1. Work with the Executive Chef to produce diverse menus including but not limited to, weekly features, seasonal menus, breakfast, lunch and party menus.
  1. Maintain the presentation  standards set by the Executive Chef.
  1. Assist the Executive Chef in ordering of food and  kitchen supplies.
 High School Diploma, Chef Training through on the job or secondary schooling.
Typical commercial food environment that involves lifting items that are hot, cold and at times heavy (50 lbs. or over).  This position requires constant standing and frequent walking including stairs.
Benefits include:
Use of the golf course, 401K, access to health insurance and paid time off in January.

Contact Chef Jacob Collins at 605-226-0900 or

Golf Shop Team Members - Golf Shop Assistants

Specific Responsibilities:
  • Cross-train in the Professional Services operation as a Service Assistant.
  • Conduct all opening and closing procedures and ensure they are performed accurately.
  • Actively start and marshal the golf course, talking to the members while providing outstanding services.
  • Assist with presentation of the Golf Shop. Rearrange and re-merchandise Golf Shop a minimum of once per month.
  • Help keep Golf Shop clean and neat along with performing Daily Beautification Lists (DBL’s) and ensuring their accurate execution by all team members. Audit once a week.
  • Assist with inventory including ordering, receiving, record keeping and pricing.
  • Help members and guest to purchase merchandise that meet their wants and needs.
  • Become educated on the products and services the Golf Shop provides.
  • Check special orders every day and follow-up on any issues.
  • Provide personal follow-ups on purchases with members and guests.
  • Understand the GHIN handicap system, posting of scores, and upkeep.
  • Ensure that member's clubs and bags are cleaned and stored properly. Identification system is in proper order.
  • Check member's bags periodically for any club repair needs.
  • Ensure mail box on #2 tee box sufficiently supplied with scorecards and pencils; and, pace of play clocks, clubhouse clocks, and practice range clocks are accurate.
  • Supervise Service Assistants and ensure all responsibilities are performed on a daily basis.
  • Assist and ensure proper maintenance of golf cart fleet including charging, cleaning and sand & seed.
  • Assist with the entire practice facility operation.
  • Assist teammates whenever needed including helping with bag services, range services, and cart maintenance.

Volunteer Opportunities

The First Tee of South Dakota depends on volunteers in the Aberdeen area. We operate during the busy summer golf season and offer the opportunity to volunteer in a variety of capacities. If you have 1 hour a week or a month, we need your help!
As an example, if you have limited time we can use your help for two hours once a month! If you live for helping kids and playing golf we can use your assistance any time you are available! Or if you’re a parent of a student and would like to help, we need it! The volunteer opportunities are endless and time commitments are flexible to fit your schedule. Volunteers are needed in all areas at The First Tee of South Dakota to impact the youth of our community!