Girls on the Run - Coach/Assistant Coach - Palm Harbor


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Sun Sep 25, 2016 - Sat Dec 10, 2016


1230 Highlands BlvdPalm Harbor, FL 34684

One of our girls at the 2015 Fall 5k!


G irls on the Run is looking for some *amazing* women to be Coaches this fall season in Palm Harbor! Coaching a Girls on the Run team is the most rewarding way to get involved with Girls on the Run. You get to experience the program first hand, feel a sense of accomplishment that you have made a difference in the lives of girls and have a ton of fun with your team of coaches and incredible girls.

Coach is a volunteer position that works with a team of coaches to facilitate the Girls on the Run curriculum to program participants. This position works closely with the Council Director and entails approximately 4 hours per week with additional time required on two to three weekend days for: training; a community race event; and for First Aid/CPR training, if necessary.

Major responsibilities include: preparing, organizing, and supervising the weekly lessons; leading the program participants through each lesson; serving as a role model and mentor; coaching program participants on proper stretching, running form, hydration and sports nutrition; attending a community running race with program participants and other volunteers; attending 1 Mid Season Coach Appreciation Meeting; interacting with parents of program participants; and understanding and believing in the mission of the organization and program.

Girls on the Run is an afterschool program that lasts for 10 weeks and uses training for a 5k to teach life skills.


  • Coaching
  • Youth Services
  • Outdoor Recreation
  • Child Care
  • Sports Coaching

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 4 hours/week
  • Training (Provided by Girls on the Run!)
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