Girls on the Run


(570) 534-7387


Lori Hoinowski, board member

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. Trained coaches use physical activity and dynamic discussions to build social, emotional and physical skills in every girl while encouraging healthy habits for life. We welcome enthusiastic, dedicated and positive volunteers who are committed to empowering girls with valuable life lessons. Coaches are parents, teachers, school administrators, college students and other community members who are committed to developing and celebrating our girl REQUIREMENTS Coach can be Female or Male however you need to have at least one female at each site Must be at least 21 years old CPR and First Aid certified Must consent to and complete a background check Attend Girls on the Run coach training Attend all (two) practices per week for a weekly time commitment of approximately 4 hours Have fun! RESPONSIBILITIES Serve as a role model for program participants Prepare, organize and supervise weekly lessons Collaborate with other coaches for successful lesson delivery Facilitate communication with parents/guardians of program participants Participate in either a site based GOTR Celebration 5K or virtual Plan and coordinate your team’s end of season party REQUIREMENTS Junior Coach must be 16-18 years old Must be a high school student Attend Girls on the Run coach training Able to attend practices once or twice per week Have fun! RESPONSIBILITIES Serve as a role model for program participants Assist with setting up and breaking down of games and lessons Provide one-on-one attention to program participants Participate in games and workouts with the girls Lead an activity with assistance and supervision of the Head Coach if desired Participate in the Girls on the Run 5K

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