Intern - Communications, Development & Program

Hours per week




Application Deadline


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63 Main Street, Suite 207
United States


Girls on the Run is a transformational learning program for girls in 3rd to 8th grades. We teach life skills through dynamic, conversation-based lessons and running games. The program culminates with the girls being physically and emotionally prepared to complete a celebratory 5K running event. The goal of the program is to unleash confidence through accomplishment while establishing a lifetime appreciation of health and fitness.

Girls on the Run interns work closely with Council staff and volunteers to support our Girls on the Run (elementary school) and Heart & Sole (middle school) programs; our marketing, communications and outreach efforts; and biannual 5K and other special events; and fundraising efforts supporting our scholarship fund.

Duties include but are not limited to:


  • Inventory and prepare program site materials
  • Prepare materials for meetings and volunteer trainings
  • Develop and track program surveys
  • Assistant with administrative duties that support program operations
  • Research Council outreach opportunities, including potential new sites


  • Assist staff in building and maintaining social media plans
  • Build relationships with our community by maintaining Facebook, Twitter, YouTube & Flickr accounts
  • Create compelling content to be shared via social media
  • Research Council communication outreach opportunities


  • Support development of SoleMates program, including Council outreach opportunities
  • Support Council staff and 5K Committee members in preparations for fall and spring 5K events, including through communications, data management, preparation of materials and survey development

Ideal Qualifications

  • Excellent research, communication, and organizational skills
  • Ability to pay close attention to detail
  • Familiarity with Google Docs, Mac Suite (Pages, Numbers, Keynote) and Microsoft Office Suite
  • Interest in working in a small, collaborative nonprofit environment
  • Access to our office, based in Flemington, New Jersey (preferred)
  • Belief in the mission of Girls on the Run

To learn more about Girls on the RUn of Hunterdon, Bucks and Warren Counties, please visit our website at

How To Apply

To apply, please send resume and cover letter to