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Coach with Girls on the Run at Jean Sweeney Open Space 1

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Coach with Girls on the Run at Jean Sweeney Open Space 1

Now more than ever, girls need a way to get active and connect with their peers in a healthy and supportive space. This season, launching September 13th, we expect to serve 600 girls! Girls on the Run Bay Area provides a safe and fun solution for 3rd-8th graders, but we need coaches to lead our teams in Berkeley and throughout the East Bay this fall!

Our coaches are mentors and motivators who encourage joyful movement but don't have to be runners themselves. We’ll provide you with training, curriculum, and supplies- everything you’ll need to coach a safe, successful season and help the girls in your community activate their limitless potential!

We are seeking coaches for the following teams at Jean Sweeney Open Space 1

Jean Sweeney Open Space 1: M/W 4:30- 5:45

Safety Modifications: The safety of our participants is a top priority for Girls on the Run. We will continue to support girls in an updated, safe environment:

  • We have limited our team size to 14 girls who will meet at their site twice a week for 8 weeks, with the possibility of transitioning to virtual programming depending on weather conditions and public health directives.
  • We provide training on how to successfully facilitate in a virtual and in-person format.

Coach Role:

  • Serve as a role model and mentor for the participating girls
  • Prepare & collaborate with your co-coaches to facilitate twice-weekly lessons
  • Attend both weekly practices
  • Participate in the Girls on the Run 5K
  • Have fun motivating your girls to become healthy and confident!

Coach Qualifications:

  • Interest in inspiring girls to be joyful, healthy, and confident!
  • Able to complete a background check and coach training
  • Able to dedicate approximately 5-7 hours a week for 8 weeks from September- November

To apply as a Volunteer Coach, fill out our New Coach Application.

If you have questions about this opportunity, please reach out to our team at coaches@gotrbayarea and explore our website to learn more about our organization and programs.

We are recruiting coaches to serve with teams in Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, San Francisco, and San Mateo Counties.

Girls on the Run of the Bay Area is a local chapter of a national organization, and a registered 501(c)3 non-profit. For more information visit our website at www.gotrbayarea.org., or contact us at (415) 863-8942

Now more than ever, girls need a way to get active and connect with their peers in a healthy and supportive space. This season, launching September 13th, we expect to serve 600 girls! Girls on the Run Bay Area provides a safe and fun solution for…

Details at a Glance

  • Start Date
    September 13, 2021
    4:30 PM PDT
    11:30 PM UTC
  • End Date
    November 13, 2021
    5:45 PM PST
    1:45 AM UTC
  • Schedule
    Weekdays
  • Time Commitment
    A few hours per month
  • Recurrence
    Recurring

Location

On-site

Jean Sweeney Open Space 1

Alameda, CA, USA

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