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American Heart Association Intern, Development & Community Events-Erie, Pennsylvania in Erie, Pennsylvania

Overview

As we celebrate our Centennial year, we invite you to join us in shaping the next century of impact. 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 for individuals interested in gaining work experience with a non-profit, voluntary health organization.

Individuals will acquire practical experience and receive hands-on training in various subject areas, including volunteer recruitment/management, community event planning and management, and community partner networking/connection.

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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Internship Overview

  • Time Commitment: 20 hours per week

  • Internship Duration: 5/20/24 – 8/9/24

  • Hybrid position-Must live in the Erie, Pennsylvania area

  • Salary: $23.00 per hour

Internship Outcomes

Individuals participating in the internship program are provided with an opportunity to:

  • Gain meaningful 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 enriches your personal life by making a difference in the lives of others.

Responsibilities

Tasks could include things like the following:

  • Work with Event Coordinators, Development Directors, and Executive Directors to support event planning and logistics.

  • Assistance with pre-campaign planning, day of event execution, and post-campaign wrap-up projects.

  • Develop collateral material for events including save the dates, invitations, and programs.

  • Assist with volunteer recruitment and management.

  • Email and call event-related external 3rd party vendors, volunteers, donors, and constituents.

  • Social media & email planning and creation.

Qualifications

  • Effective oral, written, and presentation communication skills.

  • Ability to work professionally in corporate and non-profit environments.

  • Comfortable making cold calls to donors and potential supporters.

  • Ability to use Microsoft Office programs.

  • Basic knowledge of Canva.

  • Strong leadership experience.

  • 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.

  • 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

  • Required Equipment: Reliable Wi-Fi Connection

  • Ability/willingness to travel locally; have a means of reliable transportation.

  • Minimum availability of 20 hrs./wk., M-F between the hours of 8:30 am- 4:30 pm.

  • 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.

Compensation & Benefits

The job application window is expected to close April 12, 2024.

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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.

Apply Today:

So, are you ready to intern for the largest voluntary health organization dedicated to fighting heart disease, stroke, and other cardiovascular diseases?

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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Location US-PA-Erie

Posted Date 1 month ago (3/1/2024 9:39 AM)

Requisition ID 2024-12596

Job Category Administrative Support

Position Type Part Time

Location: PA-Erie

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