Volunteer

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!

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5K Volunteers

Our end of season 5K provides a tangible sense of accomplishment to participants. To celebrate and make the experience one to remember, there are many opportunities to get involved.

  • Registration
  • Medal Station
  • Water Station
  • Happy Hair Station
  • Running Buddy opportunities, where we invite family members and/or trusted friends to run alongside participants. 

Volunteer opportunities for our 5K at Sugar House Park on November 19, 2022 will be announced later this fall!

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. 
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One-Time Opportunities

Want to volunteer, but can't commit to a full season of coaching? Fill out our volunteer interest form and we’ll connect with you. 

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.

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