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

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Board of Directors

Girls on the Run LA new Board Member application is available now! If you're interested in putting your skills, talents, and passion to use for the greater good, consider Board service.

For the last 19 years, GOTRLA has built a relevant, sustainable non-profit with a significant presence across LA County, having served over 17,000 girls. GOTRLA's Board is committed to increasing impact over the next several years.

This is an active board, with each member committed to the strategic management of the organization. In addition to fulfilling governance responsibilities, board members lead key functions such as finance, strategic advancement, I.D.E.A. (Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, Access) work and fund development. In partnership with our staff, we are committed to further expand our reach across LA County.

A diversity of skills, talents and experiences is key to our success.

Every year we conduct a board assessment to determine our recruiting priorities for the upcoming year. We are currently looking for the following skills:

• CPA / financial expertise

• Human Resources

• Corporate sponsorship/partnership

• Marketing / Social Media / Public Relations

• Those who consider themselves connectors or networkers

• Diversity of age, background, gender identity, sexual orientation and race



GOTRLA Ambassadors

We are looking for rock star volunteers who are super passionate about #GirlPower and the mission of Girls on the Run! As a GOTRLA Ambassador you’ll attend our quarterly "insiders only" meetings, serve as event leaders, help fundraise to support growth and inspire others to get involved with GOTRLA in your community. Join this AMAZING group of dedicated volunteers for fun, connection and impact!

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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.

  • Check-In / Registration
  • Activity Stations
  • Start / Finish Line Support
  • Water Stop
  • Running Buddy, where we invite family members and/or trusted friends to run alongside participants. 

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. 
Two Girls on the Run participants smile while working with a volunteer