Job Descriptions

CPR Certification

Head Coaches are required to have CPR/First Aid Certification, Assistant coaches encouraged to have it.  To take training:

  1. Go to Heartsaver First Aid CPR
  2. Complete the training
  3. You will then be asked to perform skills in front of a trained elevator.

When you have successfully completed you training, please contact GOTR at girlsontherunec@gmail.comWe will need to have a hands on elevator complete the training.

Head Coach

The Head Coach is a volunteer position that works with a team of coaches to facilitate the Girls on the Run® curriculum to program participants. This position works closely with the Site Liaison and entails approximately 4 hours per week with additional time required on two to three weekend days for: a one day five-six hour training; a community running event; and for First Aid/CPR training, if necessary. Must be 21 years or older. Full job description...

Assistant Coach

The Assistant Coach is a volunteer position that assists the Head Coach(s) at a Girls on the Run program site. The position entails approximately 1.5-3 hours per week for 10 weeks, must be 18 years or older. Assistant Coaches can choose to attend both program sessions per week OR commit to only one day a week. We ask each Assistant Coach to determine which schedule works best for them and to maintain that schedule throughout the program for consistency on behalf of the girls. The Assistant Coach is responsible for supporting the Head Coach and helping to facilitate the Girls on the Run curriculum. Full job description...

Junior Coach

The Junior Coach is a volunteer position for individuals 16-18 years of age to assist the Head and Assistant Coaches at a Girls on the Run program site. The position entails approximately 1.5-3 hours per week for 10 weeks. Junior Coaches can choose to attend both program sessions per week OR commit to only one day a week. We ask each Junior Coach to determine which schedule works the best for them and to maintain that schedule throughout the program for consistency on behalf of the girls. While the Junior Coach is not responsible for facilitating the Girls on the Run curriculum, they are there to support the Head and Assistant Coaches and program participants in many ways. Junior Coaches are NOT required to attend GOTRCV coaches training; and therefore, are NOT allowed to deliver the curriculum at site. Full job description...

Site Liaison

This is a critical, VOLUNTEER position. An engaged, committed Site Liaison is absolutely necessary to the success of the site. The Site Liaison is the point of contact for coaches and GOTRCV council. The most successful Site Liaisons are usually a staff member at the site as well as one of the coaches of the team. The Site Liaison must complete Volunteer Application, Site Application, and pass a background check. The Site Liaison reports to the Girls on the Run Program Director and is responsible for managing their specific Girls on the Run site. Full job description...