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American Heart Association Intern, Development & Community Events-Richmond, Virgina in Richmond, Virginia


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 of fundraising, special events and implementation, volunteer management, and community outreach. Our internships offer the opportunity to gain professional experience with a national non-profit organization, and further develop communication, collaboration, and customer service skills.

Individuals will obtain practical experience and receive hands-on training in various disciplines, including volunteer recruitment/management, community event planning and management, and community partner networking/connection.

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

Internship Overview:

  • Time Commitment: 25 hours/week

  • Internship Duration: 1/16/24-5/10/24

  • Intern must be based in Richmond, VA, or the immediate surrounding area

  • 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 include assisting with the development and implementation of fundraising activities, logistics, and administrative support for the Richmond, VA market.


  • Responsibilities include assisting with the development and implementation of fundraising activities, logistics, and administrative support for the Richmond, VA market.

  • Work with Event Coordinators, Development Directors, and Market Leadership to support fundraising campaigns Go Red Luncheon, Heart Month and Heart Ball.

  • Assistance with pre-campaign planning, day of event execution, and post-campaign wrap-up projects.

  • Execute external calls and emails to donors, volunteers, and 3rd party vendors.

  • Work within event support systems such as Luminate and Tableau to help manage data entry and run reports.

  • Develop and update marketing materials for campaigns including save the dates, invitations, social media posts, volunteer rosters, and other needed collateral to assist in campaign promotion.

  • Assist with volunteer management including prepping for and attending externally facing meetings (both in-person and virtual.)

  • Conduct prospect research to generate new leads and compile information for fundraising campaigns.


  • Tuesday and Thursday availability, preferred.

  • Must be comfortable with Vendor outreach (phone calls & emails to vendors & donors)

  • Event Planning experience

  • Effective oral, written, and presentation communication skills.

  • Ability to work professionally in corporate and non-profit environments.

  • Ability to use Microsoft Office programs.

  • Strong leadership experience.

  • Basic knowledge of Canva.

  • Required Equipment: Reliable WiFi Connection.

  • 25 hrs/week availability, M-F between the hours of 8:30am-5:00pm.

  • 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

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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.

Apply Today:

So, are you ready to intern for the largest voluntary health organization dedicated to fighting heart disease, stroke, and other cardiovascular diseases?

A cover letter is recommended to explain why an internship in public health at the American Heart Association appeals to you.

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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Location US-VA-Richmond

Posted Date 1 month ago (10/27/2023 3:11 AM)

Requisition ID 2023-11452

Job Category Field Campaigns

Position Type Part Time

Location: VA-Richmond