Girls on the Run Coach Fall 2018

Published

08/02/2018

Start Date

09/03/2018

End Date

11/10/2018

Times of day

Weekday Evenings

Time Commitment

A few hours per week

Duration

Short-Term (few weeks/months)

Address

Iowa City / Cedar Rapids area
Iowa
United States

Description

Being a GOTR Coach is so much fun! Join a group of coaches at a local elementary school to facilitate the GOTR curriculum to a team of girls one or two times a week afterschool for ten weeks! Each volunteer session lasts approximately 2 hours. Volunteer days and times will depend on the school. All the materials and training needed for a great and successful season are provided by GOTR staff. Girls learn life skills through games, physical activities, and discussion. No running experience needed.


Head coaches must be women ages 21+ who understand and believe in the mission of GOTR. This is a 4-5 hours-per-week commitment for the 10-week season and all head coaches must organize and supervise two weekly lessons, help organize Running Buddies for each girl, and attend the end-of-season 5K to run and cheer on your girls. 


Assistant coaches can be men or women ages 18+ who understand and believe in the mission of GOTR. This is a 2-4 hour per week commitment for the 10-week season. Assistant coaches must assist the head coach as directed, attend weekly lessons, and attend the end-of-season 5K to run and cheer on your girls. 


First-time coaches must attend mandatory training on one of the following dates:

  • Saturday, August 18 from 10 am - 2 pm at the Coralville Public Library in Coralville
  • Saturday, August 25 from 10 am - 2 pm at Grand Wood AEA in Cedar Rapids


Ready to coach? Apply here: https://bit.ly/2vlOEfu 

After you submit your application, one of our staff members will contact you to tell you next steps. Questions? Email us at info@girlsontheruniowa.org


Hope to see you this fall!


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