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

5K Volunteers

Participating in our end-of-season 5K offers participants a genuine sense of accomplishment. To commemorate and create an unforgettable experience, we provide various opportunities for involvement:

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

Uniting for Positive Impact

Does your group or organization seek to create a positive impact in our community? If so, Girls on the Run welcomes your participation in our program. There are several ways you can make a difference by collaborating with us:

Volunteer together at a Girl on the Run 5K event – You can be a part of cheer teams, manage water stations, hand out medals at the finish line, and engage in various other roles to bring this joyous end-of-season celebration to life!

Please support us with one-day volunteer opportunities. Volunteer for or provide financial support to a team for a season.

Your participation and support will significantly empower and inspire young girls in our community. Let's work together to make a positive change!

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A Girls on the Run volunteer holds up a mirror to a participant who has face paint on

5K Volunteer Committee

Are you looking to contribute as a volunteer without committing to an entire coaching season? Become a part of our 5K Committee and help create an unforgettable end-of-season celebration!

Project or Skill-Based Opportunities

We are searching for volunteers who can support our council on a project-by-project basis. Currently, we have specific needs in the following areas: graphic design, photography, and videography. We would love your valuable contribution if you have skills in any of these fields!

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Two Heart and Sole participants smile while running in the program


Our council tailors internship opportunities to suit individuals, ensuring you gain the most from your experience. Our focus areas include volunteer recruitment, program support, marketing, communications, social media, graphic design, videography, operations, special events, and fundraising. We are committed to providing you with a rewarding and enriching internship journey.