Applications should be currently attending a Blaine County School and be in grades 9-11.  The deadline to submit your application and letter of recommendation is April 15th.  You can email your letter of recommendation to mary@girlsontherunwrv.org.  If you have any questions about the position or the process, please don't hesitate to call Mary Fauth at 788-7863.  Here's a description of the position:

Youth Advocate Position Requirements & Responsibilities

  • Serve a 13 month term to begin May 15 and end June 15
  • Currently be a Blaine County student in grades 9-11
  • Attends at least two-thirds of the regularly scheduled board meetings & related important meetings.  Meetings are held the last Tuesday of every month.
  • Gives or fundraises in an amount of personal significance, through donated product or services or by participating in a race effort as a Solemate
  • Serves on either the Program, Community 5k, Fundraising, or Board Development committee
  • Volunteers for & willingly accepts assignments and completes them thoroughly & on time
  • Stays informed about committee matters, prepares her/himself well for meetings, and reviews & comments on minutes & reports
  • Gets to know other board committee members and builds collegial working relationship that contributes to consensus
  • Stays connected with the program by attending at least one practice or another event with program participants each fall and spring season
  • Inform others about the organization
  • Follow conflict of interest and confidentiality policies

Personal characteristics to consider:

The candidate’s individual values align with the core values of Girls on the Run:

  • Recognize our power and responsibility to be intentional in our decision making
  • Embrace our differences and find strength in our connectedness
  • Express joy, optimism and gratitude through our words, thoughts and actions
  • Nurture our physical, emotional and spiritual health
  • Lead with an open heart and assume positive intent
  • Stand up for ourselves and others

The candidate has an ability to listen, analyze, think clearly and creatively, work well with people individually and in a group.

The candidate possesses the following traits: honesty, sensitivity to and respect for differing views, a friendly, responsive and patient approach, community-building skills, personal integrity, concern for the development of Girls on the Run, a sense of humor..

Name *
Name