Girls on the Run of Tucson Needs Your Help!

You can help to educate and prepare girls 3-5th grade for a lifetime of healthy living and self-respect by becoming a coach for the after-school program, Girls on the Run (GOTR)!
 
ALL COACHES
• Must attend one day training session on Saturday, August 11, 2012.
• Must attend the end of season 5k event on Sunday, November 11, 2012.
• Must submit to background check. Girls on the Run coaches do not need to be elite runners. As long as you live a healthy lifestyle and are committed to improving the lives of girls, you can serve as a coach. GOTR coaches empower girls by encouraging positive emotional, social, mental, spiritual and physical development.
 
HEAD COACHES
• Must be female and at least 21 years of age.
• Must commit to 7-10 hours per week for 10 weeks including; two 1 ½ hour lessons weekly plus planning time.
• Complete First Aid/CPR certification.
• Prepare, organize, and supervise two weekly lessons to implement the Girls on the Run curriculum.
• Lead the program participants through each lesson.
• Interact with parents of program participants.

ASSISTANT COACHES
(This is a perfect opportunity for individuals who can’t make the more rigorous commitment of being a head coach)
• May be male or female and at least 18 years of age.
• Must commit to 3-5 hours per week for 10 weeks; including two 1 ½ hour lessons weekly.
• Assist with all aspects of the facilitation of the Girls on the Run curriculum.
• Attend coaches meetings in absence of head coach.

LESSONS WILL BEGIN THE WEEK OF AUGUST 28TH AND RUN THROUGH NOVEMBER 9TH.

For more information regarding the responsibilities of coaching, please find the Head Coach and Assistant Coach Job descriptions on the volunteer page.
Further questions can be directed to Sylvia Brown.

For general information about the Girls on the Run program go to www.girlsontherun.org

Girls on the Run of Tucson • TMC 5301 E. Grant Road • Tucson, AZ 85712

Office: (520) 324-4745 • Fax: (520) 324-1030 •