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 Program Coordinator within our Western States Region located in Los Angeles, California.
The Program Coordinator will be responsible for the coordination and implementation of the American Heart Association’s nutrition security efforts with an emphasis on produce prescription programs. In this role, the Program Coordinator will support the planning, implementation, and delivery of both new and existing produce prescription programs in collaboration with health care and public health partners throughout Los Angeles County.
Working under the direction of the Community Advocacy Director and in collaboration with the Community Impact Director, the Program Coordinator will provide both in-person and virtual coordination of produce distribution, tracking and data collection, volunteer engagement and coalition/working group representation. The Program Coordinator will play an important role in advancing sustainable improvements to community health through policy, system, and environmental changes.
This is a grant-supported, part-time position with an anticipated duration through June 2022 offering a variable schedule of up to 20 hours per week.
Due to the current pandemic, daily travel is minimal and voluntary to ensure the health and safety of staff. All AHA offices are closed and staff are currently working from home. Offices will be reopening in September 2021; this position will resume to being based in the local office.
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So, are you ready to work for the largest voluntary health organization dedicated to fighting heart disease, stroke and other cardiovascular diseases?
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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