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American Heart Association Community Impact Associate in Oakland, California


Are you ready to join an organization where you can be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives?

Envision all Americans enjoying ideal cardiovascular health free of heart disease and stroke. At the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association, we get to work toward that goal every single day. Is it easy? No. Is it worthwhile? you bet!

This is satisfying work that makes a real difference in people's lives. You can achieve professional growth with personal fulfillment. You will connect with people and make a lifesaving impact. You will partner with individuals, schools, lawmakers, healthcare providers and others to ensure everyone has access to healthier lifestyle choices and proper healthcare.


The Bay Area Division of the American Heart Association has a unique opportunity for a paid internship as part of our inaugural “residency program.” If you are looking to continue developing your experience and skills in non-profit management while taking on projects that move our lifesaving mission forward, read on!

As a member of the Community Impact team, you will help bring health improvement programs to our communities and coordinate the behind-the-scenes details that create outstanding experiences. This paid internship is 15 hours per week (flexible schedule) from January through June 2020 and based in our Oakland, California office.

Responsibilities include:

  • Coordinates the implementation of program events and provides on-site support for Bay Area health improvement campaigns including Go Red BetterU, the Youth Health Equity Council and Make Time for Health.

  • Creates and updates correspondence such as newsletters, weekly emails and volunteer logistics messages.

  • Supports volunteer engagement including creating internal and external volunteer guides.

  • Assists with preparing return on investment reports and stewardship efforts.

  • Creates and organizes system for tracking corporate wellness initiatives with corporate accounts.

  • Provides administrative, clerical and logistics support.


Qualified applicants are highly motivated to improve the health of our communities and have skills that include:

  • Highly effective verbal, written and presentation skills

  • Project management with high attention to detail

  • Ability to work and travel as needed to support community-based events and programs

  • Current or prior experience through an AHA internship is strongly preferred

  • Bilingual proficiency in English and Spanish is helpful

Click on “New Resume” (or “Existing Resume” if you have previously applied to AHA positions) to submit your online application. Only those deemed most qualified will be contacted to interview.

At American Heart Association | American Stroke Association, diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunity applies to both our workforce and the communities we serve as it relates to heart health and stroke prevention.

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EOE Protected Veterans/Persons with Disabilities

Location US-CA-Oakland

Posted Date 2 months ago (12/4/2019 5:34 PM)

Requisition ID 2019-5463

Job Family Group Business Operations

Job Category Administrative/Clerical

Location: Oakland, CA