The impact Girls on the Run makes is dependent on dedicated volunteers like you, who are committed and passionate about our mission and vision.

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Become a Coach

Coaches are the heart of our program! Each season, two or more volunteer coaches inspire and guide a team through our tried-and-true curriculum. If you're ready to directly make an impact, then this role is for you.

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Become a junior Coach

Junior Coaches are needed to inspire the next generation! Our Junior Coach program is for high school girls aged 16 to 18. Beyond serving as a role model to program participants, Junior Coaches work alongside Coaches, strengthening their leadership skills and gaining a sense of belonging and purpose.

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Additional Volunteer Opportunities

We have a role for you!

Three Girls on the Run 5K volunteers jumping at the race finish line

5K Volunteers

Volunteers help ensure our end of season 5K celebration is possible. We need volunteers for the following activities to ensure our event is a success! The 5K will be at Sugar House Park on Saturday, June 3, 2023.

  • Registration
  • Hydration Stations
  • Cheer Squads
  • Setup & Cleanup
  • Running Buddies

Please note that all volunteers appointed through our council will undergo a background check paid for by Girls on the Run Utah. If you have questions, please contact us at mindy@girlsontherunutah.org.

Group Opportunities

Are you part of a group or organization that wants to make an impact on our community? Girls on the Run would love to have you get involved! Here are few ways you can make a difference while working together.

  • Volunteer at our 5K together. From cheer squads and water stations to handing out medals at the finish line, help bring this celebration to life.
  • Support with one-day volunteer opportunities.
  • Coach or financially support a team for a season. 
Two Girls on the Run participants smile while working with a volunteer
A Girls on the Run participant looks off into the distance during a program practice

Skill-Based Opportunities

Our council is seeking volunteers who can support on a project-by-project basis. Our current needs are translating services, graphic design, photography and videography.

Board & Junior Board

Our board members are a cohort of caring individuals who help bring Girls on the Run programming to life! The board of directors is for professionals who can give a 2-year commitment, while the  junior board is for individuals ages 22-30 who are looking to gain more experience.

Board and junior board members