American Heart Association (AHA)

Project Coordinator (Youth Mental Wellbeing)

American Heart Association (AHA)

Job Description

This job opportunity is located in Seattle, Washington 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 (AHA) has an excellent opportunity for a Project Coordinator-Youth Mental Wellbeing within our Western States Region located in Seattle, Washington.

The American Heart Association is committed to equitable health for all. We are empowering individuals and families through our science-backed tools resources and public awareness and outreach campaigns. We are encouraging people to be well through stress management, sleep resources and positive habit journeys that encourage positive overall health. In this grant-supported, temporary position, the Project Coordinator-Youth Mental Wellbeing will help conduct initial research, prepare an assessment, and provide overall support to launch a new effort to partners with school districts and community organizations to improve mental wellbeing for youth. Current funding is approximately through November 2021 with a flexible schedule of 8 to 12 hours per week.


Essential Job Duties:

  • Assessment and Research:
  • Identify existing data and projects related to youth mental wellness and tobacco prevention/cessation in King County.
  • Review existing assessments and input from other community organizations.
  • Analyze school district policies and websites to identify best practices and gaps in mental wellness and tobacco supportive policies.
  • Research school performance data to identify potential partnerships and gaps.
  • Analysis and Production:
  • Summarize and share key findings of assessment and research into a report.
  • Identify potential partnerships and make introductions.
  • Work with AHA team to compile, update and modify resources as appropriate.
  • Coordination:
  • Work with the AHA team to help coordinate and support focus groups and evaluation related to the project.
  • Assist in interviews and surveys of stakeholders as needed.
  • Assist in school and community stakeholder meetings and events.
  • Communication :
  • Ensure timely, open communication with the AHA staff team.
  • Participate in meeting and events as mutually agreed upon.
Want to help get your resume to the top? Take a look at the experience we require:


This is an ideal opportunity for a graduate student in Public Health or Public Administration to apply their education in researching, analyzing, and recommending strategies to improve the health and wellbeing of our youth.

Here are some of the preferred skills we are looking for:

  • Curious and quick learner willing to dig for answers through online and other means.
  • Comfortable with virtual work environment and technology with the ability to work productively in a remote setting.
  • Effective written, verbal and presentation skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to synthesize data and postulate on results.
  • Ability to manage complex projects and communicate across teams and stakeholders.
  • Knowledge of corporate and community networks.
  • Knowledge of AHA’s mission and programs.
So, are you ready to work for the largest voluntary health organization dedicated to fighting heart disease, stroke and other cardiovascular diseases? 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 US-WA-Seattle Posted Date 2 hours ago (5/4/2021 11:17 AM) Requisition ID 2021-6937 Job Family Group Health Strategies & Programs Job Category Health Strategies Location: Seattle, WA American Health Associasion (AHA) does not indicate an expiration date for Vacancies. Please apply timely not to miss an opportunity.

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