The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
Each season Girls on the Run of Union County identifies and selects a dynamic group of coaches to lead each of our teams of 8-15 girls. Coaches are parents, teachers, school administrators, college students and other community members who are committed to developing and celebrating our girls.
Head coach must be a woman
Must be at least 18 years old (junior coaches can be under 18)
CPR and First Aid certified (free training provided by GOTR)
Must consent to and complete a background check
Attend Girls on the Run coach training
Attend all (two) practices per week for a weekly time commitment of approximately 4 hours
Serve as a role model for program participants
Prepare, organize and supervise weekly lessons (all lessons & materials provided by GOTR)
Collaborate with other coaches for successful lesson delivery
Facilitate communication with parents/guardians of program participants
Participate in the Girls on the Run 5K
Plan and coordinate your team’s end of season party