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Project Coordinator VISTA
Girls on The Run of The Bay Area

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Project Coordinator VISTA

Girls on The Run of The Bay Area

Job Summary

Job Type
Entry-level, Full-time, Temporary
Job Last Posted
Job posted 3 days ago
Job Role
Community Development, Communication Associate
Employer's Industry
Job Schedule
Afternoons, Mornings

Job Description

Girls on the Run of the Bay Area is a nonprofit, after-school program building confident, healthy girls in 3-8th grades. Our organization serves 2,000 girls each year across 5 Bay Area counties. The Girls on the Run program provides an interactive way to learn about healthy living, which includes lessons on important topics such as goal-setting, cooperation, healthy decision-making, and self-respect, while training for a culminating 5k run/walk distance. The innovative curriculum teaches girls to listen and open up, while also encouraging them to commit to a healthy lifestyle and harness the inner strength that they possess. Our important mission is accomplished by giving girls the tools to make positive choices for a healthy body and mind, while reducing the many risks they face today. 

Girls on the Run believes that all girls and communities should have access to our programs. We strive to eliminate barriers to participation, be intentional about staff and volunteer diversity, and to promote a culture of inclusion across the organization. 

We are seeking a Project Coordinator to play a critical role in our capacity to serve more girls. Throughout the course of the year, you will interact remotely with a dynamic, fun group of staff. You will obtain marketing skills, learn more about project management, understand the workings of a fast-paced non-profit organization, gain knowledge of talent acquisition, and build your network of professional connections! This is a great opportunity for anyone looking to professionally develop within a variety of areas, including marketing, operations, recruitment, project management, etc. We are looking for a self-starter who is mission-driven and has demonstrated leadership skills!  


Job Duties: 

  • Work with staff to recruit 100+ volunteer coaches for fall and spring seasons
  • Provide weekly updates to Program Director during placement period leading up to season launch: communicate placements and support all aspects of volunteer coach pipeline
  • Assist Program Coordinator with tracking volunteer paperwork requirements and other on-boarding tasks
  • Support online coach training to ensure a high quality event
  • Research and develop contacts for programs at home, school groups, parks, etc. 
  • Build relationships in area organizations and community groups to find new recruitment channels
  • Opportunities to modify current processes for optimization
  • Collaborate with marketing team to promote coaching opportunities through social media

 This is an Americorp VISTA position from October 2020 - October 2021. Please apply here: 

Business Overview

Our Story

Girls on the Run of the Bay Area is a nonprofit, youth development program serving girls ages 8 - 13 years old in 5 Bay Area counties. Our mission is to build confident, healthy girls. Girls on the Run of the Bay Area is a small organization of flexible, efficient multi-taskers.    

Team Size

1-10 team members


Culture & Perks

Paid Time Off
Casual Dress
Work From Home
Mission Driven
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