The impact Girls on the Run makes is dependent on dedicated volunteers like you, who are committed and passionate about our mission and vision.

Not a runner? Not a problem!


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Become a Coach

Coaches are the heart of our program! Each season, two or more volunteer coaches inspire and guide a team through our tried-and-true curriculum. If you're ready to directly make an impact, then this role is for you.

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Additional Volunteer Opportunities

We have a role for you!

Girls on the Run volunteer spraying colorful hair spray in the hair of a participant

5K Volunteers

Our end of season 5K provides a tangible sense of accomplishment to participants. To celebrate and make the experience one to remember, there are many opportunities to get involved.

  • Registration
  • Finish Line Food, Water, and Medals
  • Water Station
  • Happy Hair
  • Cheer Stations
  • Course Marshals
  • Packet Pick-up
  • And more! 

Group Opportunities

Are you part of a group or organization that wants to make an impact on our community? Girls on the Run would love to have you get involved with our program. Here are few ways you can make a difference while working together.

  • Volunteer together at a Girl on the Run 5K event – from cheer teams to water stations to handing out medals at the finish line and more – there are numerous ways for you to help bring this joyful end of season celebration to life!
  • Support with one-day volunteer opportunities.
  • Volunteer for or financially support a team for a season. 
  • Volunteers are needed in November - January  and again in late May - July to help with supply bin building for each season. To sign up your group, please email liz@gotrstl.org
Group of 5K volunteers hold signs and cheer for 5K participants
A Girls on the Run volunteer holds up a mirror to a participant who has face paint on

One-Time Opportunities

Want to volunteer, but can't commit to a full season of coaching? Fill out our volunteer interest form or email volunteer@gotrstl.org 

Current projects include: 

  • Survey Data Entry (remote opportunity)
  • Curriculum Review 
  • Supply prep