American Heart Association Intern, Development & Community Events-Cedar Rapids/Iowa City region in Iowa City, Iowa
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’s Internship Program provides college students an opportunity for hands-on experience in various facets of event planning and implementation, volunteer management, and community outreach. Our internships offer the opportunity to gain professional experience with a national non-profit organization, further develop communication and presentation skills, and experience skills in team collaboration and customer service.
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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Time Commitment: 20-25 hours per week
Internship Duration: 1/16/24-5/3/24
Hybrid position. Intern must be based in the Cedar Rapids/Iowa City area and have reliable transportation.
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
Responsibilities include assisting with the development and implementation of fundraising activities and logistics support for the Heart Walk, Cycle Nation, Heart Ball, and Go Red for Women events. This includes assistance with pre-event planning and wrap up.
Community event planning and participation
Assistance with developing event materials
Company and prospect research
Establishing maintaining strong community partnerships
Securing and packaging auction from start to finish
Heart Walk cultivation
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.
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
Ability/willingness to travel locally; have a means of reliable transportation.
Required Equipment: Reliable Wi-Fi Connection.
Minimum availability of 20 hrs./wk., M-F between the hours of 8:30 am-5 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
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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.
So, are you ready to intern for the largest voluntary health organization dedicated to fighting heart disease, stroke, and other cardiovascular diseases?
A cover letter is recommended to explain why an internship in public health at the American Heart Association appeals to you.
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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Location US-IA-Iowa City
Posted Date 1 month ago (10/26/2023 2:24 PM)
Requisition ID 2023-11284
Job Category Field Campaigns
Position Type Part Time
Location: IA-Iowa City