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American Heart Association Temporary Project Coordinator in Lubbock, Texas

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 as we remain devoted to a future of health and hope for everyone, everywhere. At the American Heart Association, your contribution matters, and so does your career.

Our 2030 strategic value proposition further cements the American Heart Association’s commitment to equity when we state that we will be a catalyst to achieving maximum impact in equitable health. In rural communities this can only be achieved through a focused approach to increasing access to healthcare as we aim to remove disparities and close the 10-year gap in life expectancies between those living in suburban communities and rural communities.

We’re hiring a Project Coordinator who will drive the implementationof rural health hubs in Reeves, Jeff Davis, and Hockley counties.

This is a home-based position that will require traveling within the three counties mentioned above. The ideal candidate will live in the Texas Permian Basin. This is a grant-funded, temporary, part time (25 hours/week) implementer position for one year. The approximate end date is March 31, 2025.

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 additional training and support, locally.

#TheAHALife is our company culture, our way of life, reflecting our diversity, equity & 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.jobs.

Responsibilities

  • Support community assessments and identify project-related material needs.

  • Coordinate health information distribution with community partners.

  • Function as the primary internal and external contact and resource for the program.

  • Promote and expand positive community relations through active outreach.

  • Recruit, train, and manage volunteers and strategic community alliances to achieve priority community goals.

  • Assist in organizing/implementing community and culturally appropriate health initiatives and programs throughout the three counties.

  • Engage and educate the community with regards to blood pressure resources (coordinate and facilitate market workshops, training, etc. with community, and faith-based organizations) and other health-related initiatives as identified.

  • Regularly evaluate and report on progress towards stated objectives and provide support for achievement of the grant funding deliverables. Facilitate the completion of pre- and post-evaluations.

Want to move your resume to the top so that you can become a “Relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives?” Here are some of the requirements:

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree preferred.

  • 2+ years of experience working with community/public health issues and/or managing community/public health promotion or related educational programs.

  • Bilingual in English and Spanish with the ability to read as well as write preferred.

  • Effective communication, leadership, and interpersonal skills.

  • Knowledge of the social determinants of health (SDOH) as it relates to behavior modification through self-care activities and policy/system-wide changes.

  • Experience working with multicultural & rural communities and in community led programs, projects, or events is preferred.

  • Experience building and working with a volunteer base.

  • Ability to travel within the defined geography and to work evenings and weekends if needed.

Compensation & Benefits

The American Heart Association invests in its people. Here are the main components of our total rewards package. Visit Rewards & Benefits to see more details.

  • Compensation – Our goal is to ensure you have a competitive base salary. That’s why we regularly review the market value of jobs and make adjustments, as needed.

  • Performance and Recognition – You are rewarded for achieving success by merit increases and incentive programs, based on the type of position.

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 2 months ago (5/24/2024 9:56 AM)

Requisition ID 2024-13471

Job Category Administrative Support

Position Type Part Time

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