American Heart Association Intern, Community Health New Mexico in Albuquerque, New Mexico
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.
We are hiring an Intern, Community Impact in New Mexico. This is an exciting population health opportunity for an intern to work with the Community Impact Director to assist in the implementation of a sustainable culture of health within the diverse communities throughout New Mexico.
Individuals will obtain practical experience and receive hands-on training in various disciplines.
The Association offers many resources to help you maintain work-life harmonization through 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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Time Commitment: 20 hours per week
Internship Duration: 1/16/2024 – 5/3/2024
Remote: Intern must be based in New Mexico.
Salary: $23.00 per hour
Individuals participating in the internship program are provided with an opportunity to:
Gain important and practical job skills to be successful in a non-profit environment.
Opportunity to explore a career path with a reputable voluntary health/service organization.
Gain experience in the professional world while learning about board management.
Complete an internship that enriches your academic and professional resume as well as enriching your personal life by making a difference in the lives of others.
Assist in organizing/implementing community and culturally appropriate health initiatives and programs throughout communities.
Support work around community impact priority issues including hypertension control, nutrition insecurity, community response, tobacco/vaping and rural health.
Assist with internal program evaluations.
Assist community impact director in communicating the impact of local work.
Identify impact stories for showcasing, enhance via research and interviews, and develop communication pieces for online or offline sharing.
Create and manage a volunteer database and communications; respond to volunteer inquiries with upcoming opportunities.
Identify, review, and develop resources that meet community health needs such as playbooks and other tools.
Explore state or local organizations that align with The Association priority issue areas and find opportunities for collaboration.
Assist with the planning and implementation of trainings and other community impact meetings.
Attend internal and external meetings as requested, including health fairs and community events as necessary.
2+ years educational or equivalent experience in health or public health courses.
Demonstrated skills in effective one-on-one and group communications and comfort with working with all levels of community leaders, volunteers, and staff.
Ability to deal professionally in a corporate or non-profit environment and assume responsibility for guiding projects and programs from inception through completion.
Effective oral, written and presentation communication skills.
Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment managing multiple priorities involving multiple entities.
Intermediate to excellent proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint.
Minimum availability of 20 hrs/wk, M-F between the hours of 8:30am-5pm.
Must be legally authorized to work in the United States for any employer without sponsorship, now or in the future. For any roles working remotely, the work must also be performed inside the United States, not in a foreign country.
Required Equipment: Reliable WiFi Connection
Compensation & Benefits
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Compensation and Performance – Attracting talented, committed interns means offering competitive compensation, ongoing professional development and training, and a diverse and inclusive environment in which to work and grow. And we do.
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, our mission is to be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives, regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, religion, age, language, sexual orientation, national origin and physical or cognitive abilities. We're committed to ensuring our workforce, workplace culture and mission have a shared impact across a diverse set of backgrounds.
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Posted Date 3 weeks ago (11/15/2023 5:40 PM)
Requisition ID 2023-11606
Job Category Health Strategies
Position Type Part Time