Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer your time and talent and inspire the next generation of leaders through one of our programs!

Internship opportunities for Spring 2020 are currently full.

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Thank you for considering us for your time and talent!

Girls on the Run

  • Serves girls in grades 3 - 5
  • Girls on the Run is a 10-12 week after school program that uses the power of running to help prepare girls for a lifetime of self-respect and healthy living. It's a place where participants learn how to celebrate being girls by building self-esteem and improving emotional and physical health.
  • Each session is led by trained coaches who guide and mentor girls though a fun and uplifting curriculum. Along the way, the girls train together to walk or run a 5K. 
  • We are looking for both male and female coaches!
  • Head coaches are required to be at their site twice a week and assistant coaches are required to be at their sites at least once a week.  The sessions run after school until 5 p.m. 
  • Volunteers are required to complete an orientation/training session.  Volunteers must pass a background check. 

 

Apply to Coach!

For additional information or questions regarding coaching, please call (507) 345-4629.

 

 

Heart & Sole

  • Serves girls in grades 6 - 8
  • Heart & Sole is a program that uses the power of running to help prepare girls for a lifetime of self-respect and healthy living. It's a place where participants learn how to celebrate being girls by building self-esteem and improving emotional and physical health.
  • Each session is led by trained coaches who guide and mentor girls though a fun and uplifting curriculum. Along the way, the girls train together to walk or run a 5k. 
  • We are looking for female coaches.
  • Volunteers are required to complete an orientation/training session.  Volunteers must pass a background check. 

 

For additional information or questions regarding coaching, please call (507) 345-4629.

 

Racial Justice

  • Become an advocate for equality by increasing your knowledge and sharpening your tools.
  • Host a workshop. 
  • Become a Racial Justice Facilitator! Look for training opportunites on our Get Involved Page.
Workshops Training Resources

 

GEARS

  • Serves girls in grades 6-8
  • GEARS will introduce girls to all types of cycling. They will learn technical riding skills, mechanical skills for bike maintenance, safety, and problem-solving skills. Woven into the camp are empowering and motivating activities to build self-esteem and develop a strong sense of team, where every girl counts.
  • Each session of GEARS is led by a trained coaching team.
  • Experience cycling is preferred.
  • Volunteers are required to complete an orientation/training session and pass a background check.
For additional information or questions regarding coaching, please call (507) 345-4629.

Surge Facilitators

  • Surge is a leadership program for high school girls, which inspires them to show up, step up and stand out!
  • Facilitators are professional women who guide participants through a series of leadership activities to develop essential life skills and explore ways to make a difference in the community.
  • The program dates and times vary by site, but are within the school during school hours.
  • Volunteers are required to complete an orientation/training session.  Volunteers must pass a background check.
  • We encourage all those interested to attend the training prior to committing to a particular location.
For additional information or questions regarding Surge, please call (507) 345-4629.

Office Support


We occasionally accept volunteers for general office support, such as:

  • Receptionist duties
  • Cutting
  • Copying
  • Inventory
  • Filing documents
  • Basic research

Our office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:30AM - 5:00PM.
If you are interested in volunteering to meet course requirements, please confirm with your instructor that these duties benefit your education. Please contact Deena Schuster at deena@ywcamankato.org.