Girls on the Run is the social-emotional program for girls that teaches confidence, compassion, and critical thinking. We are looking for enthusiastic coaches to coach small, IN-PERSON teams of younger girls (3rd-5th grades) at various sites in Santa Clara County -- specifically, MOUNTAIN VIEW, SUNNYVALE, and LOS ALTOS. We provide all training, curriculum, and supplies so you can focus on having fun with your team.
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, IN-PERSON lessons for 8 weeks (90 minutes each)
Agree to LiveScan background check and 2 personal references; be over the age of 18
We need coaches for these teams:
Mountain View @ Cooper Park Mon/Wed at 3:00 -4:30 pm Dates: Either March-May OR April-June (depending on your availability) Sunnyvale @ La Palmas Park Tues/Thur at 3:00-4:30 pm Dates: Either March-May OR April-June (depending on your availability) Los Altos @ Rosita Park Tues/Thur at 3:30-5:00 pm Dates: Either March-May OR April-June (depending on your availability)
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:
In-person teams have the flexibility to transition to virtual programming, if needed
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
GOTR provides all training, curricula, and materials for a successful season
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 Jun 13, 2021
03:00 PM - 04:30 PM
Chesley & Yorkton DriveMountain View, CA94040
February 21, 2021
Must be at least 18
Orientation or Training
3-4 hours/week for 8-week season, either March 22-May 23 OR April 19-June 13; meet with girls twice weekly for 90 minutes each lesson plus prep time for each lesson; online, on-demand coach training modules to complete in the pres-season