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The Campbell Course, Home of The Children’s Course & First Tee - Greater Portland 




The Campbell Course, Home of The Children’s Course, and First Tee - Greater Portland, located in Gladstone, Oregon. We are a 501 (c) (3) nine-hole, par 3 golf course, dedicated to nurturing children from all walks of life, ages 5 to 18, building values that strengthen character, and guiding youth in becoming responsible adults through the game of golf. One of the programs administered by The Campbell Course and run throughout the Portland and Eugene area, is the First Tee - Greater Portland, a chapter of a national/international non-profit youth initiative. 


Mission Statement 


Our mission is to provide all children, including underprivileged, at-risk, low to moderate income, and special needs youth, the opportunity to participate in educational programs that build character, instill life-enhancing values, and promote healthy choices through the game of golf. 


Employment Status / Salary 


This is a full time, exempt position. Compensation will be commensurate with experience including base salary, and competitive benefits package. 


Job Summary 


Executive Director is responsible for: 


  • Overall management of the organization, engaging with the children we serve, our community, our donors and sponsors, and staff.  

  • Leading fundraising efforts which includes developing and implementing plans for capital, operating and programming needs; identifying and cultivating major donors; supporting grant proposals; securing sponsorship and in-kind donations, along with vendor management.  

  • Managing and providing guidance for staff working on programs, development of appropriate instructional programs, and compliance to First Tee national requirements.  

  • Overall management of all fiscal, program, and golf course operations. 

  • Working with the Board of Directors, assisting in recruitment and onboarding new board members, ensuring governance rules and laws are practiced, and providing reports. 

  • Outreach to the community as an advocate for the organization by providing information to our community partners, donors, and service providers. 





  • Proven leadership and oral/written communication skills 

  • Demonstrated fund development skills 

  • Experience setting directions for organization, manage priorities, and make hard decisions all while upholding the utmost degree of integrity. 

  • Passion for working with and developing children’s character 

  • Knowledge of golf 

  • Strong background in business operations, marketing, and strategic planning 

  • Solid financial background and understand and have a passion for raising funds to impact the lives of youth in the community 


Please send resume and cover letter to Closing date for this position is March 31, 2023. The Campbell Course has the right to accelerate or extend the closing date at any time. 



Equal Employment Opportunity Statement: 

The Campbell Course – Home of The Children’s Course & First Tee - Greater Portland is an equal opportunity employer, valuing diversity and inclusion. Our policy is to comply with all federal/state laws regarding equal employment opportunity as they relate to employees and applicants for employment. Accordingly, personnel decisions are made without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, disability, marital status, sexual preference, or veteran status. 

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