Volunteer Opportunities

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

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.  

We are currently accepting coach applications for Fall 2018.

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

 Volunteer! 

 

Heart & Sole

  • Serves girls in grades 6 - 8
  • Heart & Sole 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. 

We are currently accepting coach applications for Fall 2018.

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

  Volunteer!

Ready to Learn - School Year Program

The Ready to Learn Program is seeking volunteers to work with immigrant and refugee families.  The goal is to prepare children ages 0-5 for kindergarten. Volunteers will help fulfill this goal by visiting the family in their home and working with the children. 

  • Volunteers would meet with the families in the home and work with children ages 0-5 to prepare them for kindergarten. 
  • Volunteers would also assist the mother in understanding the K-12 system and how to help prepare their children.
  • Volunteers meet with the family on a weekly basis for a minimum of 12 weeks.
  • Volunteers must have reliable transportation, complete an orientation/training session, pass a background check and be over 18 years of age.

Ready to Learn - Summer Program

  • Program runs 7 weeks during the summer
  • Group based educational setting working with immigrant and refugee families to engage in learning.
  • Volunteers will meet at Sibley Park weekly from 1-3pm
  • Volunteers must have reliable transportation, complete an orientation/training session, pass a background check and be over 18 years of age.

Contact Marielynn Herrera for more information.

 

 

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, contact Molly Hoosline or call (507) 345-4629.

GEARS Coach Registration

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.
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Girls Inc.

  • Girls Inc. is a 13 week program that uses research-based, engaging and interactive curricula to inspire all girls to be Strong, Smart and Bold!
  • Mentors are trained professional women who help participants learn important life skills and explore ways to make a difference in the community.
  • The program runs after school one day per week.
  • Volunteers are required to complete an orientation/training session.  Volunteers must pass a background check. 

Contact Molly Hoosline for more information.

Racial Justice

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

 

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