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Girls on the Run of the Greater Piedmont

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County Coordinator

The Girls on the Run(r) County Coordinator must possess a passion for, and commitment to, improving the lives and opportunities of girls in third through eighth grades. The County Coordinator assists the Program Manager with program and 5K delivery in NC counties of choice; Alexander, Forsyth, Iredell and/or Rowan.

Program & 5Ks

  • Assists Program Manager with overseeing county programming; targets and markets to new sites
  • Help with pick-up and delivery of program materials to sites
  • Assist in coordinating county participation in season-ending 5K events in spring and fall activating sponsors, volunteers, local groups and more
  • Relays county specific information to help with expansion and growth

The County Coordinator is a part-time, unpaid volunteer position averaging 5-10 hours per week. Position is remote with some in-person tasks required. Volunteers are background checked.

Reach out to Alison Ahrens at Alison.Ahrens@girlsontherun.org

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About Girls on the Run of the Greater Piedmont

Location:

PO BOX 5063, MOORESVILLE, NC 28117, US

Mission Statement

We inspire girls to be joyful, healthy and confident using a fun, experience-based curriculum which creatively integrates running. Girls on the Run is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to creating a world where every girl knows and activates her limitless potential and is free to boldly pursue her dreams. An independent study showed 97% of Girls on the Run participants learned critical life skills including resolving conflict, helping others and intentional decision-making. Girls on the Run is the only national physical activity-based positive youth development program for girls with compelling evidence of program impact.

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. Girls on the Run of the Greater Piedmont started in the spring of 2008 with just 4 teams of 48 girls and 8 volunteer coaches from Iredell County. Today we serve Forsyth, Iredell and Rowan Counties and support 60 teams and approximately 900 girls annually thanks to the support of 225 volunteer coaches. Due to the generosity of our sponsors and donors we are able to provide financial assistance to 40% of our girls who otherwise would not have been able to participate. The program fosters an inclusive environment and offers the opportunity for all girls to participate, regardless of financial limitations through financial assistance. Trained coaches lead small teams through our research-based curricula which included dynamic discussions, activities and running programs. Over the course of the ten-week program, girls in 3rd-8th grade develop essential skills to help them navigate their worlds and establish a lifetime appreciation for health and fitness. The program culminates with girls positively impacting their communities through a service project and being physically and emotionally prepared to complete a celebratory 5k event. Working to build and encourage emotional, social, mental, and physical development, the girls continue to learn confidence, character, caring, connections, competence, and contribution.

Children & Youth
Community

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Hiddenite, NC 28636

(35.9038,-81.09055)
 

SKILLS

  • Mentoring
  • Youth Services
  • Child Development
  • Event Planning / Management
  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 2
  • Orientation or Training
  • 5-10 hours per week
  • Must reside in Alexander, Forsyth, Iredell and/or Rowan Counties in NC

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