American Heart Association

Project Coordinator, Community Impact

Location US-AZ-Tucson
Posted Date 1 month ago(12/21/2021 4:41 PM)
Requisition ID
Job Family Group
Health Strategies & Programs
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 Tucson, Arizona.


The Community Impact Project Coordinator will be responsible for coordinating and executing the AHA’s special projects including grant-funded initiatives to ensure deliverables are effectively met and documented.


This is a grant-supported, part-time position with an anticipated duration through November 2022 offering a variable schedule of up to 8 hours per week.


Essential Job Duties:

  • Executes project implementation of assigned programs and events including coordinating the logistics according to standards, timelines, and budget.
  • Facilitates the identification, recruitment, and selection of appropriate volunteers, including community-based organizing, to support this work.
  • Provides a wide variety of skilled logistical, administrative, clerical, data management and project coordination of assigned initiatives and events to support the assigned grant-funded initiative.  Ensures timely communication and service is provided to all staff, volunteers, and other external and internal customers.
  • Manages project data and reporting utilizing AHA systems.
  • Coordinates communication and collaboration between community stakeholders to achieve shared goals

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


  • Minimum two (2) years of progressive experience in public health, community health or equivalent with:
    • 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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