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Tennis Summer/Fall Internship Program Part-Time Temporary

posted November 16, 2017

Epping Forest Yacht and Country Club
Jacksonville, FL
On-going Internship opportunities are available at one of the most prestigious Country/Yacht Clubs in the Jacksonville area. Come check us out today! Epping Forest Yacht and Country Club.
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About This Job

The Epping Forest Yacht and Country Club  is seeking high achieving interns looking to gain professional experience in a club/member environment. Applicants for this internship must have some tennis playing and/or teaching experience and should feel comfortable working with players of all ages/skill levels. Applicants for this internship may be subject to background checks and Drug Screening.  All undergraduate and graduate student applicants will be considered.  Epping Forest Yacht and Country Club will be happy to work with respective colleges and universities to offer course credit and supervision.

Job Description(s):

There are several areas where a resourceful contributor may have opportunities to make a significant impact. Examples include, but are not limited to:
1. Assisting with running of youth tennis clinics
2. Representing theClub at local tennis events
3. Outreach to local tennis clubs and summer camps
4. Liaising with Recreational Leagues/Junior TeamTennis

Epping Forest Yacht and Country Club


Applicants must be available for 12-14 weeks or until the intern program is completed. Interns typically work Monday-Friday during the week with some weekend exposure; the number of hours may vary depending on terms of agreement for course credit (if applicable).  Interns are expected to be available for all promotional events, including limited evening and weekend events. Applicants must be located in the Greater Jacksonville/ St Augustine area through the course of the internship. Applicants for this internship must have access to reliable transportation. Housing is not provided and daily commute transportation costs will not be reimbursed. This is a paid internship.

To Apply:

Please reply to this listing and/or send a cover letter and resume to Dan Cook, General Manager, at  Internships are being offered, so contact us now for more information. 

Compensation: Negotiable


About This Employer

Epping Forest Yacht and Country Club

1830 Epping Forest Drive

Jacksonville, FL 32217

Telephone (904) 739-7200

Reservations (904) 739-7023

Yacht Club

Epping Forest Yacht & Country Club combines turn-of-the-century romance and world-class amenities in a setting of historical significance. Built in 1926 by industrialist Alfred I. duPont and wife Jesse Ball duPont as their Florida residence, Epping Forest was quickly distinguished as one of the country’s finest estates. Many illustrious guests, such as the Vanderbilts, Carnegies, Goulds, Presidents Gerald Ford and Anwar Sadat, graced its rooms for lavish parties. In the early 1970s, Epping Forest became the home of the Raymond K. Mason family. In 1984, Gate acquired Epping Forest from the Mason family. The company strongly believed that the estate should be preserved for future enjoyment of Jacksonville’s citizens. Recognized on the National Register of Historic Places, Epping Forest Yacht & Country Club now offers a traditional elegance reminiscent of times gone by, while offering the modern conveniences of today.

Meticulously restored to its original splendor, the duPont Mansion offers casual and gourmet dining with a level of service unmatched by its peers. The first floor glass terrace dining rooms and second story private dining and banquet facilities offer members and guests an unforgettable view of the English Gardens and St. Johns River. From Epping Forest Yacht & Country Club, one can enjoy a breathtaking sunset over the widest point of the St. Johns River. This view, along with award winning cuisine, exceptional service and banquet facilities, set the ideal scene for wedding receptions, private parties and group functions. Members also have access to a private marina and enjoy cruises, dock parties, sailing instruction, camps and a rental fleet.

The 12,000 square-foot Fitness Center showcases a large selection of the highest quality cardiovascular, circuit training and free weight equipment. Personal consultation and instruction are available along with an array of aerobic, yoga, Pilates and Spinning classes. Separate locker rooms are complete with steamroom, sauna, whirlpool and showers. Members also enjoy six pools, including a heated lap pool and separate adult and family pool areas. Family activities offered at Epping Forest Yacht & Country Club include our Cub’s Den nursery, children’s playground, family nights, swim team and many others. On-site tennis professionals are available to teach group and private lessons on six well-manicured, illuminated tennis courts. League play, camps and racquet stringing are also available. The Wheelhouse Café offers quick, full service menu items, seven days a week.

A Tradition of Excellence and a Lifetime of Memories.
 For an Employment Application, please complete an online application or resume on this website or visit the Human Resources Department located at the Ponte Vedra Inn & Club (200 Ponte Vedra Boulevard, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL  32082).  Applications for all Clubs are accepted only at the Ponte Vedra address. Applications are accepted Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.  The telephone number is (904) 273-7729.
Employment Application or appointment parking is in the Parking Deck adjacent to the Administration Building only.  The entrance to Human Resources is clearly marked as you leave the parking deck.  Please use this side entrance to the Administration Building.