American Heart Association

Community Impact Project Coordinator

Location US-CA-Los Angeles
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(9/2/2021 4:57 PM)
Requisition ID
Job Family Group
Business Operations
Job Category
Administrative Support


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 Community Impact Project Coordinator within our Western States Region located in Los Angeles, California.


The Community Impact Project Coordinator will be responsible for coordinating and executing the AHA’s special projects associated with nutrition security and nutrition education to help us achieve our health impact goals throughout Los Angeles County.


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 with possible weekends. 

Due to the current pandemic, all AHA offices are closed and staff are currently working from home. Daily travel is minimal and voluntary to ensure the health and safety of staff. There is no overnight travel currently. In the future, this position may resume daily and/or overnight travel. Offices will be reopening in October 2021; this position will resume to being based in the local office.   


Essential Job Duties:

  • Manage the logistics, engage volunteers, and facilitate the execution of school farmers markets and/or food distribution sites.
  • Provide consultation to funded Teaching Gardens schools.
  • Facilitates the identification, recruitment, and selection of appropriate volunteers, including community-based organizing, to support this work.
  • Execute project implementation to fulfill funding commitments for elementary, middle, and high school students and staff, such as volunteer Teaching Gardens, Farmers Markets and/or other programs as needed. 

Want to help get your resume to the top?   Take a look at the experience we require:


Minimum one (1) year experience with:

  • Progressive experience in public health, community health or equivalent.
  • Proven ability to recruit, mobilize and manage volunteers.
  • Demonstrated ability to drive toward and achieve results.
  • Proven ability to apply marketing insights to develop appropriate strategies.
  • Effectively manage relationships with the ability to gain trust and demonstrate influence without authority.
  • Knowledge community networks
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.

Here are some of the preferred skills we are looking for:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Bilingual proficiency in English and Spanish; listening, speaking, reading, and writing
  • Knowledge of corporate and community networks.
  • Knowledge of AHA’s mission and programs.


So, are you ready to work 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, 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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