Times of day
A few hours per month
Short-Term (few weeks/months)
1 Tamiami Trail
The Girls on the Run mentor is a volunteer position that works to facilitate the Girls on the Run® curriculum to 3rd-5th grade girls. Girls on the Run teaches girls to strive for their limitless potential using a fun curriculum which creatively integrates running. Mentors receive training, materials and a curriculum to follow.
Major responsibilities include: preparing, organizing, and supervising the weekly lessons; leading the program participants through each lesson; serving as a role model and mentor; coaching program participants on proper stretching, running form, hydration and sports nutrition; attending a community running race with program participants and other volunteers; attending 1 meeting with GOTR staff during the season; interacting with parents of program participants; and understanding and believing in the mission of the organization and acting as a spokesperson for the program.
This volunteer position may be used as a service learning project, internship, or other college credit project upon agreement of the college/university and Director.
- Training Provided