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

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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!

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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.

  • Event Set-up/Tear Down
  • Welcome Team/Greeters
  • Registration
  • Kids Activities
  • Start & Finish Line Cheerleaders
  • Finish Line Refreshments

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 refreshments 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. 
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One-Time Opportunities

Want to volunteer, but can't commit to a full season of coaching? Sign up for our email newsletters to be notified when opportunities arise! 

Event or Skill-Based Opportunities

Our council is always seeking volunteer support on a project-by-project basis. Interested in serving on our Golf or Sneaker Soiree auction committee? Have experience in non-profit operations? We'd love to have you volunteer with GOTRSEWI!

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Girls on the Run Southeastern Wisconsin Junior Board Member

Junior Board of Directors

We are seeking compassionate, motivated and committed individuals who are eager to contribute to the mission of Girls on the Run, while also gaining professional experience within one of the area’s fastest growing nonprofits. Junior Board Members will participate in professional development activities including official GOTR Board Meetings and signature events such as our seasonal 5K, coach training, and Golf Fore Girls Fundraiser. Additionally, they will have exclusive access to the inner workings of Girls on the Run through staff mentorship in various areas and opportunities such as attending practices, assisting with our Sneaker Soiree gala and contributing to social media efforts.