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

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Start a Team

Ready to inspire the next generation to be joyful, healthy and confident? This fall, Girls on the Run will begin the week of September 16 and end with a 5K celebration on November 16. Practiceconsists of 2-3 coaches leading a team girls through lessons during the 8-week season. Learn how you can start a team at a nearby school or community facility 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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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 21+ who are looking to gain more experience.

Board and junior board members