Girls on the Run is the social-emotional program for 3rd-8th grade girls that teaches confidence, compassion, and critical thinking. We will offer both in-person and fully virtual teams for the Spring 2021 season.
The health and safety of our coaches and participants is our top priority. We have modified our spring programs to include these COVID-19 safety measures:
Option of fully-virtual or in-person teams (with the flexibility for in-person teams to transition to virtual programming, if needed)
Limited teams of 6-12 girls to maintain stable cohorts
Everyone must wear masks and maintain social distancing
Hand sanitizer and space-delineating tools for each team
Personal bags of materials (journals, markers) for each participant
We will provide training how to successfully facilitate lesson in both virtual and in-person formats
What it takes to be a coach (requirements and responsibilities):
Interest in being a role model and mentor to girls and living a healthy lifestyle
Complete online training modules that will prepare you to successfully lead lessons
Commitment to attend and lead twice-weekly lessons for 8 weeks (60-90 minutes each)
Agree to LiveScan background check and 2 personal references; be over the age of 18
Prepare and collaborate with co-coaches to facilitate lessons
Communicate with parents/guardians of program participants
Participate in the Girls on the Run virtual 5K or fitness event
Helping girls activate their limitless potential!
Set the team’s schedule
Guaranteed spot on the team and discounted program registration for your child
To apply as a Volunteer Coach, visit our website at www.gotrsv.org/coach, and fill out our New Coach Application, or copy and paste this link into your browser:
Girls on the Run is a life-changing, social-emotional learning program for girls in 3rd-8th grade. Our mission is to inspire and empower girls to live joyful, confident, and healthy lives. Our proven, research-based curriculum creatively uses running as a tool to teach life skills that increase confidence, critical-thinking, and conflict-resolution skills.
Girls on the Run of Silicon Valley (GOTRSV) was founded in 2002, the first Girls on the Run council in California. Over the past 19 years, GOTRSV has impacted more than 20,000 girls in Santa Clara and Santa Cruz counties.
The Girls on the Run curriculum is one of only three after-school programs recognized by the Harvard Graduate School of Education as a top social-emotional learning (SEL) experience for kids.
Children & Youth
Sports & Recreation
Mon Mar 22, 2021 - Sun May 23, 2021
This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.
January 13, 2021
Must be at least 18
Orientation or Training
Coaches for VIRTUAL Girls on the Run teams will meet with a team of 6-12 girls, twice weekly for 60 minutes each lesson. The season runs March 22 through May 23.
Pre-season online training is required for all coaches. LiveScan background check. Personal references.