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Coach with Girls on the Run: Mentor Girls this Spring in Washington County

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Girls on the Run Vermont

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Inspire and empower your community's girls by volunteering to coach with Girls on the Run Vermont. You do not need to be a runner; you simply need to have a desire to support and encourage the next generation of leaders. Volunteer coaches facilitate our easy-to-follow lessons with small groups of 3rd - 5th or 6th - 8th grade girls. Each interactive lesson creatively integrates movement so in the midst of having fun and learning, your team progresses towards their goal of crossing the finish line at GOTRVT's 5K! With your support, girls will recognize their inner strength, build positive relationships, complete a community service project, and learn how to stand up for themselves and others.

Our spring 2022 season begins the week of March 28. Programming is 8 weeks with each team meeting twice per week for 90 minutes. Most teams meet after school but there are limited opportunities for practices beginning in the early evening. Girls on the Run Vermont provides comprehensive volunteer coach training, lesson plans, sanitation and safety supplies, and all curriculum materials. Each team has at least 2 - 4 volunteer coaches.

We have a broad spectrum of coach roles to suit your availability:
Head Coach - Participates in both of their team's weekly sessions
Assistant Coach - Participates in one or both of their team's weekly sessions
Team Helper - Participates when able to
Substitute Coach - Contacted by coach team as needed for planned or unplanned absences
Junior Coach - A youth volunteer who supports the coach team

All volunteers must submit a registration form directly via GOTRVT. Once your registration form is reviewed and approved, we will match you with a team in your community.

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About Girls on the Run Vermont

Location:

188 Allen Brook Lane, Suite 2, Williston, VT 05495, US

Mission Statement

We inspire girls to be joyful, healthy and confident using a fun, experience-based curriculum which creatively integrates running. We envision a world where every girl knows and activates her limitless potential and is free to boldly pursue her dreams. Our Girls on the Run core values include: Recognize our power and responsibility to be intentional in our decision making; Embrace our differences and find strength in our connectedness; Express joy, optimism and gratitude through our words, thoughts and actions; Nurture our physical, emotional and spiritual health; Lead with an open heart and assume positive intent; Stand up for ourselves and others.

Description

At Girls on the Run we inspire ALL girls to build confidence and make intentional decisions, while fostering care and compassion for self and others. We train and support our volunteer coaches in using physical activity and dynamic discussions to build social, emotional and physical skills in every girl while encouraging healthy habits for life.

The 3rd-5th grade program, Girls on the Run, encourages girls of all abilities to recognize their individual strengths and celebrate connections with others. Our tested curriculum blends physical activity with skill development that enables girls to adapt to whatever comes their way. In today’s unpredictable world, the strategies learned at Girls on Run are more important than ever.

Heart & Sole is Girls on the Run's middle school program that meets the unique needs of girls in 6th-8th grade. The program considers the whole girl - body, brain, heart, spirit and social connection. Girls need an inclusive place where they feel supported and inspired to explore their emotions, cultivate empathy and strengthen their physical and emotional health.

We welcome enthusiastic, dedicated and positive volunteers who are committed to empowering girls with valuable life lessons. Our spring season is 8 weeks and culminates with a 5K Celebration for all teams. The finish line is just the beginning!

Children & Youth
Community
Sports & Recreation

WHEN

Mon Mar 28, 2022 - Sat Jun 04, 2022

WHERE

Washington CountyMontpelier, VT 05601

(44.26064,-72.5778)
 

SKILLS

  • Mentoring
  • Sports Coaching
  • Youth Services
  • Relationship Building
  • Outdoor Recreation
  • Special Needs

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • Head Coaches should expect to volunteer an average of 4 hours per week. Assistant Coaches should be present at as many sessions as possible to support coaching team. Our season is 8 weeks.
  • All volunteers must register with Girls on the Run Vermont and complete a background check, paid for by Girls on the Run Vermont.

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