American Heart Association Heart Guide in Tempe, Arizona

Heart Guide

Job Locations US-AZ-Tempe Posted Date 4 months ago (4 months ago) Requisition ID 2018-2226 Job Family Group Fundraising/Direct Sales Job Category Administrative/Clerical

Overview

Are you ready to join an organization where you can make an extraordinary impact every day?

Imagine 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 day. Is it easy? No. Is it worthwhile? Absolutely.

This is satisfying and challenging work that makes a real difference in people's lives. We are where you can achieve professional growth with personal fulfillment. We are where you can connect people to making a lifesaving impact. We are where you can partner with individuals, schools, lawmakers, healthcare providers and others to ensure everyone has access to healthier lifestyle choices and proper healthcare. The American Heart Association is where you can make an extraordinary impact.

Responsibilities

The Halle Heart Children's Museum is an extraordinary educational learning center dedicated to driving the mission of the American Heart Association (AHA) by teaching and empowering visitors of all ages about the importance of choosing life-long, heart-healthy behaviors. This is a fun, interactive environment that illuminates the function of the heart, its role in the body and ways to keep it healthy.

The Heart Guide is responsible for educating and increasing awareness of the risk factors, treatments and prevention of cardiovascular disease and stroke through established curriculum. Interacts with guests either in a one-on-one setting as a docent or in a group setting as a tour guide.

This is a part-time position with a minimum commitment of at least two days of availability per week / 416 hours per year minimum.

Responsibilities:

  • Guide visitors through their discovery of the Halle Heart Children's Museum

  • Provide information, based upon set AHA curriculum for each exhibit area, on cardiovascular disease and stroke, circulatory system, nutrition, exercise, and living tobacco-free.

  • Educate visitors on the warning signs of a heart attack and stroke.

  • Engage parents, caregivers and group chaperones in maintaining discipline and group control.

  • Instruct and supervise visitors to use interactive technology for maximum impact on their experience

  • Provide fun, educational, learning experiences for all visitors

  • Other responsibilities as needed

Qualifications

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Physical ability to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodations

  • Demonstrated ability to present to, motivate and interact with both large and small groups of various ages

  • Basic understanding of or ability to quickly learn about cardiovascular disease and stroke, the warning signs, treatment and risk factors

  • Ability to effectively interact with diverse groups, whether of age or grade level variances, socio-economic, or educational background, and ability to appropriately adapt tour to group's level

  • Ability to accurately handle and process cash

  • Basic computer proficiency

  • Must be able to reliably meet scheduling commitments

  • Valid driver's license (or reliable transportation)

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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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