American Heart Association (AHA)

Intern (Development and Community Health)

American Heart Association (AHA)

Job Description

This job opportunity is located in 

Uniontown, Ohio


Now is the time to join us and make a difference. Be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives. Here at the American Heart Association, you matter and so does your career.

The American Heart Association’s Internship Program provides college students an opportunity for hands-on experience in various facets of event planning and implementation, volunteer management, and Community Outreach. It will offer experience in the use of current business and development technologies, including the use of a computer and Software Applications. Our internships offer the opportunity to gain professional experience with a national non-profit organization, further develop communication and presentation skills, and experience skills in team collaboration and customer service.

The Association offers many resources to help you maintain work-life harmonization through your changing needs and life situations. To help you be successful, you will have access to Heart U, our award-winning corporate university, as well as training and support locally and through our National Center.

#TheAHALife is our company culture, our way of life, reflecting our diversity and inclusion, our focus on work-life harmonization and our Guiding Values. Discover why you will Be Seen. Be Heard. Be Valued™ at the American Heart Association by following us on LinkedIn , Instagram , Facebook , Twitter , and at

Internship Overview:

  • Time Commitment: 20-25 hours per week

  • Internship Duration: Spring

  • Hybrid (includes some time at home, some at office, some at events)

Internship Outcomes:

Responsibilities include assisting with the development and implementation of Fundraising activities, programming and Logistics for events including Heart Walks, Field Days, Go Red for Women and Women of Impact.


Tasks could include things like the following:

  • Heart Walk Company and Team Coach Visits to provide fundraising strategies and tools for success. Virtual and in-person.

  • Assistance with pre-event planning, day of execution, and event wrap-up projects related to any of the events listed above.

  • Helping with follow up calls and reaching out to prospects

  • Assisting administrative staff with tasks such as printing, collating, thank you cards, etc.


  • Effective oral, written and presentation communication skills

  • Ability to work professionally with colleagues and professional volunteers

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment managing multiple priorities involving multiple entities

  • Meeting management and Event Management including set up, outlook invitations, copies, catering, logistics and meeting minutes

  • Knowledge of business letter writing format, style, and protocol

  • Intermediate use in MS Word, Excel, Outlook, Teams and PowerPoint

  • Basic knowledge of Canva is a plus

  • Minimum availability of 20 hrs/wk, M-F between the hours of 8:30am-5pm, with additional weekday evening events, and some weekend events TBD.

  • Required Equipment:

  • Laptop (the preference would be for interns to use their own equipment, and we only provision AHA equipment when necessary)

  • Reliable WiFi Connection


Compensation & Benefits

The American Heart Association invests in its people. Here are the main components of our total rewards package. Visit Rewards & Benefits to see more details.

  • Compensation – Our internships pay $23 an hour.

  • Professional Development – You can join one of our many Employee Resource Groups (ERG) or be a mentor/mentee in our professional mentoring program. HeartU is the Association’s national online university, with more than 100,000 resources designed to meet your needs and busy schedule.

The American Heart Association’s 2024 Goal: Every person deserves the opportunity for a full, healthy life. As champions for Health Equity, by 2024, the American Heart Association will advance cardiovascular health for all, including identifying and removing barriers to health care access and quality.

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-OH-Uniontown

Posted Date 50 minutes ago (12/20/2022 4:04 PM)

Requisition ID 2022-9575

Job Category Field Campaigns

Position Type Part Time

Location: OH-Uniontown

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