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In-person Coach/Mentor for Girls on the Run - SAN JOSE, CA (2 Locations)

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Girls on the Run of Silicon Valley

  • 2 people are interested

Girls on the Run is the FUN,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 -- Here are a few in SAN JOSE:

Lone Hill Park - Cambrian/Camden area
Tues/Thur at 2:45-4:15 pm
Dates: March 23 - May 23

Boggini Park - Evergreen area
Tues/Fri at 3:30-5:00 pm
Dates: Either March-May OR April-June

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
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

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:


If you have questions, please contact Program Director Denise Pang at denise@gotrsv.org or 650-255-5457.

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About Girls on the Run of Silicon Valley


PO Box 510, Los Gatos, CA 95031, US

Mission Statement

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
02:45 PM - 04:30 PM  


San JoseSan Jose, CA 95118



  • Mentoring
  • Sports Coaching
  • Child Development
  • Physical Education
  • Coaching




  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • meet with girls twice weekly for 90 minutes each practice; 2x/week for 8 weeks, plus about 1 hour to prep for both lessons; also requires online, on-demand coach training modules
  • reference checks, LiveScan background check

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