American Heart Association (AHA)

Field Projects Manager (Volunteerism & Community)

American Heart Association (AHA)

Job Description

This job opportunity is located in United States Overview

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 American Heart Association has an excellent opportunity for a Field Projects Manager Volunteerism & Community based out of our National Center office! This position can be remote/home based but must live near a major airport.

This individual will be responsible or planning, coordinating, and leading multi-stakeholder projects. Responsible for partnering with both volunteerism and community health teams to drive collaborative efforts such as scaling of new volunteer or community health efforts, ensuring the completion of cross-sector deliverables, and overseeing the assessment and reporting of success.

  • Develop implementation plans for Volunteerism projects. Work in partnership with cross-functional teams to ensure organization wide initiatives such as diversity and inclusion, youth and corporate volunteerism engagement initiatives are successful. Collaborate with appropriate internal staff and departments to develop systems and processes for projects assigned. Provide direction to colleagues and conduct research to successfully gather information, complete projects and develop new ideas. Projects may be complex, concurrent and involve multiple stakeholders across the organization
  • Coordinate and oversee the planning and execution of Community Impact training and related events such as Rally Calls, Monthly onboarding seminars, Clinical Connect Conversations, annual updates, and others as needed. Lead the development and delivery of agendas, resources, and follow-up as needed
  • Respond to technical assistance requests including via the Community Impact Support Gateway. Identify trends in requests and needs for consistent responses, provide response when available or refer to appropriate person for response. Facilitate development of additional technical assistance and training as needed
  • Establish and deliver reporting and goal setting plans for Volunteerism projects and strategic initiatives. Create and drive year-round master operation timeline and SOPs based on business plan. Review and post volunteer opportunities on 3rd-party sites to assist teams/markets with targeted recruitment needs. Oversee Volunteerism content and metrics for inclusion in monthly headlines, dashboard, and year-end report
  • Proactively drive the planning, preparation, and deliverables for Region Volunteerism Leads and other Volunteer advisory group meetings. Establish and communicate key dates and deadlines to improve and organize the team. Gather, compile and archive materials and resources, and develop processes and procedures
  • Compile and distribute reports and internal communications such as the Monthly Health Strategies and Executive Health Strategies report, cataloguing Impact stories, and aggregating/disseminating the monthly Community E-News Update
Want to help get your resume to the top? Take a look at the experience we require:


  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience
  • Two (2) – Five (5) years of related experience
  • Experience working in progressively responsible project management roles, preferably within the non-profit setting
  • Experience with a variety of technologies, including customer relationship management (CRM) applications, databases and other solutions
  • Experience developing and delivering reporting, communications and training to staff, preferably including web-based technology user training
  • Demonstrated success managing multiple concurrent projects
  • Strong communications and writing skills, gained from experience developing a range of communications
  • Advanced skills and strong experience building compelling PowerPoint presentations
  • Proficient skills in Computer Applications for advanced document development, spreadsheet development, charts/graphs, simple website Design and maintenance (SharePoint), and Graphic Design concepts
  • Ability to analyze data and interpret into narrative and visual form
  • Strong executive presence and ability to communicate effectively with all levels of staff and volunteers
  • Effective time management and organization skills. Experience working in a fast paced, dynamic environment. Excellent in working against deadlines to provide the end product
  • Ability to travel up to 5% local and overnight stay
Preferred Experience:

  • Experience in or knowledge of public health or community health including policy, systems, and environmental change work
  • Experience developing and managing processes (and process change)
  • Experience supporting departmental operations
  • Basic understanding and experience in non-profit Fundraising or experience within a fundraising, Marketing or sales team
  • Graphic design experience creating compelling infographics using Adobe Creative Suite, InDesign, or other software
  • Experience coordinating web-based meetings via Skype and Adobe Connect
Compensation & Benefits

Competitive salary offered. Our Rewards & Benefits package not only gives you the total benefits you want, but also goes above and beyond with innovative programs to develop your skills – helping you grow and thrive at the American Heart Association.

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.

  EOE/Protected Veterans/Persons with Disabilities Location Diversity Distribution SouthWest Posted Date 3 hours ago (12/16/2021 11:33 AM) Requisition ID 2020-5649 Job Family Group Business Operations Job Category Corporate Relations American Health Associasion (AHA) does not indicate an expiration date for vacancies. Please apply timely not to miss an opportunity.

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