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American Heart Association Intern, Community Health-Sacramento, Stockton, Modesto CA in Stockton, California

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.

Students will utilize their existing skill set to employ strategies that improve health outcomes in under-resourced communities. Project scope includes supporting our community health needs assessment and community health planning, creating culturally informed materials, outreach and education to the general public, research, and presentation development.

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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Internship Overview:

  • Time Commitment: 20 hours per week

  • Internship Duration: 9/9/24 – 12/6/24

  • Location: Intern must be based in Sacramento, Stockton, Modesto, CA or the immediate surrounding area . Must have reliable transportation .

  • Salary: $23.00 per hour

Internship Outcomes:

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

Tasks include:

  • Assist Community Impact staff in identification, initiation and implementation of nutrition security, Hands-only CPR, mental health, tobacco, and cardiovascular disease opportunities.

  • Support PSE (Policy, Systems and Environmental Changes) projects.

  • Intern will be asked to complete tasks including but not limited to:

  • Onsite representation and support offered by partner organizations.

  • Researching and connecting with other organizations as prospective collaborators.

  • Create and revise marketing and health education resources to support future operations of projects.

  • Gather feedback, compile results, and facilitate data interpretation that informs our future efforts.

  • Participate in on-site and virtual Community Impact team meetings and events as able.

Qualifications

  • 2+ years of educational or equivalent experience in health or public health courses. Senior or graduate student preferred.

  • Ability to speak and write Spanish.

  • Demonstrated skills in effective one-on-one and group communications with diverse audiences and comfort with working with all levels of community leaders, volunteers, and staff.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment managing multiple priorities involving multiple entities.

  • Intermediate to excellent proficiency in Canva as well as MS Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint.

  • Required Equipment: Reliable Transportation. Reliable WiFi Connection.

  • Minimum availability of 20 hrs/wk, M-F between the hours of 8:30am-5pm. Must be available on Wednesday afternoons and evenings.

  • 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 August 9, 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.

  • Healthcare Benefits – You will have the opportunity to participate in our Teladoc General Medical and Behavioral Health programs. We also provide access to our Employee Assistance Program (EAP) at no cost as a confidential program designed to assist employees and family members with personal issues that affect their relationships at home or at work.

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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Posted Date 1 week ago (7/10/2024 1:06 PM)

Requisition ID 2024-13806

Job Category Administrative Support

Position Type Part Time

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