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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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 including:

  • Registration
  • Medal distribution
  • Water Station
  • Happy Hair Station
  • Fun Zone
  • Sparkle Runner
  • Cheer Zones

Group Opportunities

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

  • Volunteer together at a Girls on the Run 5K event – from cheer zones to water stations to handing out medals at the finish line and more – there are numerous ways for you to help bring this joyful end of season celebration to life!
  • Volunteer together at the Limitless Potential Brunch.
  • Support our girls and teams with group volunteer projects that you can complete at our office or your location.
  • Team up to contribute much needed services such as translation, transportation, photography, videography, marketing or PR.
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One coach and one participant wearing green shirts smiling while running in the program

Pace Team

As a Pace Team member, you can help us serve more local girls and families, team up with other amazing volunteers and have FUN while making a lasting impact. Pace Team members impact program outreach, fundraising, events, marketing and more.

Additional Individual Opportunities

Want to volunteer but can't commit to a full season of coaching? Want to get involved but not sure where to start?

Individual Impact Opportunities Include:

  • Skill-based options: support GOTR on a project-by project basis. Current needs include graphic design, translation, photography, videography, marketing and PR. 
  • One-time opportunities at GOTR and partner events.
  • Program support projects you can complete at home or in our office.
  • Advocate for GOTR - help us spread the word so that we can serve more girls and families.

Please submit this interest form if you would like to be contacted about any of these options or to get help finding the best, most rewarding volunteer fit for you.

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