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American Heart Association Project Coordinator, Community Impact (part-time) in Riverside, California


Are you ready to join an organization where you can be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives?

Envision 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 single day. Is it easy? No. Is it worthwhile? You bet!

This is satisfying work that makes a real difference in people's lives. You can achieve professional growth with personal fulfillment. You will connect with people and make a lifesaving impact. You will 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 (AHA) has an excellent opportunity for a Community Impact Project Coordinator based in the Inland Empire.

The focus of this position is to assess district level school tobacco policies in the Riverside and San Bernardino School Districts to help us understand the current tobacco and vaping policies and to help provide recommendations following AHA’s Tobacco-Free guidelines. This position will support school-based tobacco and vaping policy initiatives along with identifying and addressing the links between vaping and mental and behavioral health and assisting in identifying gaps in tobacco and vaping prevention.

The Project Coordinator will assist the Community Impact team to convene community conversations to discuss and provide education around tobacco and vaping. Our goal is to reduce, prevent, and raise awareness around tobacco and vaping.

This is a grant-supported, part-time position with an anticipated duration through June 2023 offering a variable schedule of up to 15 hours per week .


Essential Job Duties:

  • Learn our toolkit recommendations and policy objectives

  • Assess district level school tobacco and vaping policies across Riverside and San Bernardino

  • Support planning & execution of district level convenings on school tobacco policies and implementation strategies

  • Support creation of school action plans

  • Support and create grant evaluation & reporting methods

  • Provide assistance and support where necessary for AHA Community Impact Team

  • Ensure a high quality of service is provided to all customers, staff, and volunteers.

  • Actively participate in division efforts to achieve division, region and association-wide goals and initiatives.

  • Manage data related to programs and events utilizing appropriate databases.

  • Coordinate logistics for assigned events, meetings and programs and provides day-of-event support as needed.

The ideal candidate must have:

  • Interest and passion for equitable policies and decisions

  • Interest in promoting overall student health and wellness

  • Effective written and verbal communication skills

  • Initiative with the ability to plan, organize and complete work with limited supervision

  • A relationship builder with the ability to connect with different stakeholders and identify and engage key partners

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications

  • Ability to work productively from a home office environment and travel to school/meeting sites as needed

  • Willing and open to work part-time (up to 15 hours/week)

So, are you ready to work 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, 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/Protected Veterans/Persons with Disabilities

Location US-CA-Riverside

Posted Date 2 months ago (4/6/2022 11:36 AM)

Requisition ID 2022-8432

Job Category Health Strategies

Additional Locations US-CA-San Bernardino

Position Type Part Time

Location: CA-Riverside