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American Heart Association Intern, Youth Health Equity Council in Oakland, California


Are you ready to join an organization where you can make an extraordinary impact every day?

Imagine all Americans enjoying ideal cardiovascular health free of heart disease and stroke. At the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association, we get to work toward that goal every day. Is it easy? No. Is it worthwhile? Absolutely.

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. We are where you can partner with individuals, schools, lawmakers, healthcare providers and others to ensure everyone has access to healthier lifestyle choices and proper healthcare. The American Heart Association is where you can make an extraordinary impact.


We have an exciting opportunity for a Youth Health Equity Council Intern for our Bay Area Division located in Oakland, California . The Youth Health Equity Council (YHEC) is a program that raises awareness about children’s health equity issues by examining chronic diseases and health disparities within both local and vulnerable populations. A key component of this position will be to provide a “youth voice” to the content creation as well as the student led activities and experiences.

Under broad supervision the intern is primarily responsible for providing insight and perspectives on:

  • Recruiting and outreach

  • Lesson plan overview

  • Activities development and evaluation

  • Other projects as assigned

The position is responsible for actively partnering with the Community Impact team to ensure that program objectives are fully met and that progress and outcomes are communicated with funding partners and other stakeholders in a timely and effective manner. This is a grant funded position that will last for 8 weeks.

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 Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Persons with Disabilities

Requisition ID 2019-4634

Job Family Group Business Operations

Job Category Health Services

American Heart Association
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