Community Outreach Intern, Heart Walk


Cause Areas


It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


710 2nd AvenueSuite 900Seattle, WA 98104


Internship Description

The Community Outreach Intern will be responsible for the following:

  • Represent the AHA at health fairs, Lunch-and-Learns, and Heart & Stroke Walk recruitment events
  • Share information about our mission and the Walk with employees and volunteers
  • Prep and curate materials for specific health and Heart-Walk-related events
  • Support Business Development Director at Heart Walk events
  • Recruit Community Teams; manage communications, stewardship, and logistics
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements

This internship requires the breadth and depth of education and experience needed to meet these objectives including:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age and pass a background check

  • Effective oral, written, presentation and communication skills

  • Flexible schedule to attend events on weekdays and occasionally weekends

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment - a proactive attitude is essential

  • Ability to use Microsoft Office programs preferred (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Current college student or recent college graduate

  • Coursework in nonprofit management, communications, public administration, public health, or a

    related field

  • Experience in community outreach and/or volunteer management

    Hours Desired Summer/fall (ideal end date Nov. 1): 15-20 hours per week


    American Heart Association, Seattle Office

    710 2 nd Ave. Suite 900, Seattle, WA 98104


    Compensation This is an unpaid internship

    To Learn More
    Resume and cover letter (including the type of experience you would like to gain) can be submitted to Sheryl McGrath at


  • Administrative Support
  • Fundraising
  • Community Outreach
  • Program Management
  • Data Entry

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
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