Are you looking for ways to support your community while helping inspire girls to be strong, smart, and bold? Then volunteering with Girls Inc. of Santa Fe may be a great opportunity for you!

There are many ways you can help: Events, Office/Administrative, Advocacy, and Programs and Mentoring!

Ideal Events Volunteers:
– Are social and friendly.
– Can think on their feet.
– Are willing and able to commit to longer shifts during all-day events and evening events that happen weekends and weekdays.

Ideal Administrative Volunteers:
– Are detail-oriented.
– Can follow multi-step directions.
– Have a familiarity with technology, databases, and computers – this is primarily for database entry opportunities.
– Are able to pass a $15 non-refundable background check. This only applies to administrative volunteers who are handling sensitive information.

Ideal Advocacy Volunteers:
– Have a passion for our mission of inspiring girls to be strong, smart, and bold.
– Feel comfortable talking to strangers and politicians through email, the phone, or in-person.
– Can be available to help on a last minute notice during the legislative session.

Ideal Program/Mentoring Candidates:
– Believe in our mission of inspiring all girls to be strong, smart, and bold.
– Have an understanding of diverse populations and cultural competency.
– Can commit a minimum of 1 hour a month. Mentoring may require a multi-day, weekly commitment of 3 hours or more with some weekend commitments.
– Are available weekdays sometime between the hours of 9 am to 5 pm.
– Are comfortable being silly and playing games.
– Are comfortable in loud, busy environments.
– Are able to: attend a tour, have an interview, pass a $15 non-refundable background check, and attend a 2 to 3-hour training (possibly more if you are a mentor).

We receive a high number of applications for volunteers who want to work with the girls and positions are limited. Not everyone who applies will be accepted.

We hold your interest in our organization with the highest regard and look forward to finding the best fit for you here at Girls Inc. of Santa Fe. Please take a few moments to think about how you would like to support our mission as you fill out the volunteer application below. We will work closely with you so that you may apply your skill set to find the best fit!

Please email Julia Gay, our Volunteer Coordinator, at if you have any questions, concerns, or are inquiring about court-ordered community service. You can also call her at 505-982-2042, ext. 103.

Fill out the online application below!

Volunteer/Intern Application

All potential volunteers are required to complete an application, and agree to release information leading to a criminal history and reference check. Each accepted Volunteer/Intern will be provided with training, project description(s) and all resources needed prior to beginning their position. 




Previous Relative Experience (please list information from your most recent experience)

Education and Training (please include highest level of education completed)


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I give permission for Girls Incorporated of Santa Fe to perform a check of my background, including: criminal record, past employment and volunteer history, educational and professional status and personal references. I understand that I am responsible for paying the $15.00 background check fee. I understand that I do not have to agree to this background check, but that refusal to do so may exclude me from acceptance into the Girls Inc. volunteer program. I understand that information collected during this background check will be limited to that which is appropriate to determining my suitability for particular types of volunteer projects and that all such information collected during the check will be kept confidential.

I understand that Girls Incorporated of Santa Fe provides equal volunteer opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, veteran status or national origin. I hereby also extend my permission to those individuals or organizations contacted for the purpose of this background check to give their full and honest evaluation of my suitability of the described volunteer project and such other information as they deem appropriate