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YMCA of SENC Girls on the Run and STRIDE

  • 4 people are interested

Girls on the Run is in search of volunteers who are eager to motivate and encourage young girls to be their best! Becoming a coach may be one of the most rewarding experiences you will ever have. Coaching requires giving up 8 weeks of your time to a handful of girls. Practices meet twice a week, in the afternoons/evenings for 60-75 minutes and ends with the girls running their first 5k! If you are interested in this amazing volunteering opportunity please contact Lindsay Peiffer at Lindsay.Peiffer@ymcasenc.org



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About YMCA of SENC Girls on the Run and STRIDE



Mission Statement

The YMCA of Southeastern North Carolina is a non-profit association committed to a mission of supporting Judeo-Christian principles through programs that build a healthy spirit, mind, and body for all. YMCA Character Development traits - Caring, Honesty, Responsibility, Respect (see below) Caring To be sensitive to the needs of others and go the extra mile. Red Heart Honesty To have integrity and build trust. True Blue Responsibility To do what is right and be accountable for your behavior and your obligations. Green World Respect To value the worth of every person and treat others as you would like to be treated.


Girls on the Run and Stride are non-profit prevention programs that encourage pre-teen girls and boys to develop self-respect and healthy lifestyles through running. The YMCA of Southeastern North Carolina administers Girls on the Run and STRIDE of Coastal Carolina and serves the counties of Columbus, Brunswick, Pender, Duplin, New Hanover, Sampson, Harnett, Cumberland, Robeson, Bladen, Craven, Onslow, Jones, Cartere, Nash, Wilson, Pitt, Greene, Wayne and Lenoir Counties.

These programs aren’t just about finishing a race. They’re about developing a lifetime of healthy habits and healthy living. Every participant learns valuable life lessons that include:

  • nutrition and fitness
  • goal setting
  • communication skills
  • making a difference
  • working as a team
  • character development
Children & Youth
Sports & Recreation


Fri Jan 01, 2021 - Wed Mar 31, 2021


2710 Market St.WilmingtonWilmington, NC 28403



  • Sports Coaching
  • Child Development
  • Community Outreach
  • Outdoor Recreation




  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 days a week for 8 weeks
  • Must attend a GOTR Coach Training- will provide details

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