Girls on the Run Coach: Teaching Life Skill Lessons

Where: 798 Hausman Rd., Allentown PA

Girls on the Run is a character building program for girls in 3rd through 8th grade. It combines life skill lessons with training for a 5K! No running or athletic experience is necessary, just a desire to empower girls. At the end of the 10 week program is the final 5K, a powerful and emotional experience for everyone.

Volunteers are screened and given a one-day training. Coaches should be available after school (around 2:45 or 3:30) for the entire 10 weeks. There is a September to November session as well as a March to June session. Most positions are twice a week, but some once a week positions are available.

Coaches must be over 21. Assistant coaches 18 or older. Sites located around the Lehigh Valley.