American Heart Association (AHA)

Vice President (Community Impact)

American Heart Association (AHA)

Job Description

This job opportunity is located in 

Camden, New Jersey


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 has an excellent opportunity for a Vice President, Community Health in our Philadelphia market. This position is based in our Philadelphia office. The VP, Community Health provides strategic direction, leadership, and management for the Philadelphia Community Impact staff. Management includes identifying and driving toward goals, Performance Standards, mentoring and coaching staff; interviewing, hiring and training staff; evaluating staff performance and empowering team members to lead and champion the health needs of the market.

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.

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  • Ensures execution of comprehensive and strategic community impact and health strategies focuses, including policy, systems, and environment changes in clinical and community settings.

  • Recruits and leads Volunteer and strategic alliances/partnerships to support market activities.

  • Builds a network of significant volunteer partnerships to advance the Association’s mission, including local board of directors recruitment and engagement.

  • In collaboration with Senior Director" id="link" class="link">Executive Director and VP of Development, lead the market’s strategy to achieving goals by advancing significant mission and revenue opportunities.

  • Drives collaboration with development staff to build meaningful opportunities for volunteers, sponsors and donors to engage with the Association’s mission.

  • Provides oversight for achieving Policy, System, and Environment (PSE) goals in the markets identified by the region goals, ensuring integration with staff and volunteers.

  • Coordinates and lead consultation to drive work in clinical settings, including driving Clinical PSEs, and providing direction and strategy in driving outpatient goals around improving outcomes to control Blood Pressure, Cholesterol, and Diabetes.

  • Provides oversight for corporate health goals, ensuring integration with staff and volunteers to recruit worksites to adopt a culture of health.

  • Provides oversight to staff and volunteers to develop a local market year-round plan for engaging the community in cardiovascular and stroke initiatives.

  • Guide the learning and development of Community Impact staff.


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in Public Health or related field from accredited university required. Master of Public Health preferred.

  • Five (5)+ years of experience in public health, and/or community programs including working with community health issues, volunteer recruitment and management.

  • Three (3) to Five (5) years of managerial experience preferably with staff in a similar organization.

  • Strong knowledge of the Philadelphia business, medical, and philanthropic communities, or the ability to quickly become acclimated.

  • Candidate must be willing and able to travel within the region.

  • Must have working knowledge and skills with Microsoft Office products.

Attracting hardworking, committed employees means offering a competitive benefits package, ongoing professional development and training, and a diverse and inclusive environment in which to work and grow. And we do!

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 goal is to ensure you have a competitive base salary. That’s why we regularly review the market value of jobs and make adjustments, as needed.

  • Performance and Recognition – You are rewarded for achieving success by merit increases and incentive programs, based on the type of position.

  • Benefits – We offer a wide array of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance, along with a robust retirement program that includes an employer match and automatic contribution. As a mark of our commitment to employee well-being, we also offer an employee assistance program, employee wellness program and telemedicine, and medical consultation.

  • 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.

  • Work-Life Harmonization – The Association offers Paid Time Off (PTO) at a minimum of 16 days per year for new employees. The number of days will increase based on seniority level. You will also have a total of 12 paid holidays off each year, which includes several days off at the end of the year.



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-PA-Philadelphia

Posted Date 51 minutes ago (1/3/2023 2:02 PM)

Requisition ID 2022-9776

Job Category Health Strategies

Additional Locations US-NJ-Camden

Position Type Full Time

Location: NJ-Camden

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