American Heart Association Seasonal Youth Market HHP Specialist (PT) – (Memphis, TN) in Memphis, Tennessee

Seasonal Youth Market HHP Specialist (PT) – (Memphis, TN)

Tracking Code


Job Description

Do you have an interest in promoting children’s health, nutrition and exercise?

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. The American Heart Association is where you can make an extraordinary impact.

The Greater Southeast Affiliate of the American Heart Association is looking to fill a seasonal, part-time, home based, 20-25 hours per week, 12-16 weeks (please only apply if you are looking for part-time, seasonal work) opportunity for a Youth Market Heart Healthy Presentation (HHP) Specialist in our Memphis, TN market. The HHP Specialist will partner with our current Youth Market Director to promote our Jump Rope For Heart community service learning activity in elementary schools within the (Memphis, TN) and will run December 12th and run through late March 2017 . The selected candidate will help promote the Jump Rope For Heart program at elementary schools by delivering Heart Healthy Presentations (school assembly with 200+ students present) at 2-3 schools a day for an overall total of 40-50 assemblies, meet with school staff to gain support and interest for the events, and provide minimal day-to-day support to AHA staff. The ideal candidate will have strong social skills, be energetic, outgoing, ability to speak in front of large groups of students, and successfully communicate a clear call to action that results in immediate fundraising action online within 24 hours. We will train the selected candidate on how to deliver the AHA message to schools. The overall objective and driving force for this position is to focus on a high level of excitement and engagement though a kick-off assembly with a strong call to action that will in turn contribute to an increase in students registered and raising donations online as well as overall donations for the American Heart Association.


  • Ability to travel throughout the assigned school territory and to 2-3 elementary schools a day and conduct an all-school Heart Health Presentation in the morning/afternoon

  • Ability to communicate a clear call-to-action during various “guest” appearances on morning announcements while engaging students to go online and raise donations

  • Ability to create excitement and engage students to participate in Jump Rope For Heart, a community service program at their school, by engaging students and teachers during an all-school kick-off assembly

  • Ability to form relationships and establish rapport with audiences of all ages, with strong focus on elementary-aged students

Job Location

Memphis, Tennessee, United States

Position Type


Job Category: Administrative/Clerical

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled