Ready to Empower Young Girls - Become a Girls on the Run York Coach!


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It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


York County Elementary SchoolsYork, PA 17403

Be a 'hero' to girls today!


Girls on the Run (GOTR) York, an affiliate of the YWCA York, is NOW seeking Volunteer Coaches to mentor and inspire girls in grade 3 - 8 across York County for a lifetime of self-respect and healthy living. Coaches are needed to serve at local elementary/middle schools or community settings 2 afternoons per week for 12 weeks during the Fall and/or Spring seasons. Coaches will work with 8 -15 girls, leading interactive lessons with experience-based activities while building a foundtation of confidence, diversity, compassion, health, and so much more in their lives. During the 12-week program, girls will also complete a community service project directed by the coaches and train to run a celebratory 5K at the season's end. Together all GOTR York girls will run together with their running buddies and cross the finish line to a future of self-respect and healthy living. GOTR York is looking for Head Coaches (Females, age 21 and up), Assistant Coaches (Male/Female, ages 18 and up) and Junior Coaches (Females ages 16-18). Training, full program materials, and curriculum are provided. Appropriate clearances and volunteer forms are also required by GOTR York. Coaches Do NOT have to be runners because we are NOT a running program. We are so much more! For more information, contact Tara Neff, Tneff@ywcayork.orgor (717) 845-2631, 130. To register to be a coach in the upcoming season, please go to


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Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 days per week (after school) for 12-weeks
  • Commit to Final 5K race & mid-season Coach Mtg

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