American Heart Association Intern, Development & Community Events-Irving, TX in Irving, Texas
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 for individuals interested in gaining work experience with a non-profit, voluntary health organization.
This position supports the American Heart Association’s Heart Challenge team in Dallas, Texas which consists of the Heart Walk, Cycle Nation, and Field Day.
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.
#TheAHALife is our company culture, our way of life, reflecting our diversity and inclusion, our focus on work-life harmonization, and our Guiding Values. Discover why you will Be Seen. Be Heard. Be Valued™ at the American Heart Association by following us on LinkedIn, Instagram, Facebook, X (formerly Twitter), and at heart.org.
Time Commitment: 20 hours per week
Internship Duration: 1/16/2024 – 5/3/2024
Intern must be based in Irving, TX, or the immediate surrounding area.
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.
Assist with pulling reports and data entry
Update company historical grids
Research company information for prospects
Assist with Letter of Intent and Attachment A creation/processing
Communication tasks with companies to keep them on walk timeline
Help to find connections to lapsed companies which will include online research
Assist with Hands-only CPR events
Planning and day-of support of company kick-offs, rally days, or company fundraising events (gather materials, assist with set up, and provide support and assistance during the event)
Assist Development Directors in gathering requested materials from companies as follow-up for company meetings
Assist with Association spring events (Executive Breakfast & CycleNation)
Other duties as assigned by Senior Director of Development
Basic experience with graphic design and web development programs.
Experience/interest in promotion, sales, or fundraising.
Excellent communication and customer service skills.
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.
Effective oral, written, and presentation communication skills.
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.
Basic knowledge of Canva.
Minimum availability of 20 hrs/wk, M-F between the hours of 8:30am-5pm.
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.
Required Equipment: Reliable WiFi Connection
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.
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 month ago (10/24/2023 7:51 PM)
Requisition ID 2023-10547
Job Category Administrative Support
Position Type Part Time