Community Impact Coordinator

American Heart Association Chicago , IL 60602

Posted 3 months ago


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.We have an excellent opportunity for a Community Impact Coordinator based in our Chicago office.

To help you be successful you will have access to our award-winning learning platform the Heart U as well as various other training and support mechanisms locally and through our National Center.


The Coordinator will provide administrative support to seven staff who focus on community health initiatives and programs and media relations. The Coordinator will also take the lead on select programs/initiatives.

  • Support staff in the planning and execution of meetings and events.

  • Oversee report generation and record keeping, including the collection of data.

  • Handle financial tasks, including paying invoices and tracking expenses.

  • Recruits, manages, and maintains effective communication with volunteers.

  • Manage the AHA's Chicago Young Professionals Board.

  • Oversee the Workplace Health Index program in Chicago, including supporting companies with data submission, reviewing reports and delivery of awards.


  • 2+ years of related administrative experience.

  • Community and/or public health experience or education is preferred.

  • Bilingual Spanish fluency a plus.

  • Must have earned a high school diploma or GED. College degree a plus.

  • Must have at least intermediate knowledge and skill with Microsoft Office 2010 or higher used for word processing, email, presentations, and spreadsheets. Advanced knowledge and skill with these programs is preferred. These skills are subject to testing.

  • Experience and skill in using a database management system.

  • Ability to travel within the Chicago metro area and transport items to and from meetings and events.

Click on "New Resume" (or "Existing Resume" if you have previously applied to AHA positions) to submit your online application. Only those deemed most qualified will be contacted to interview.

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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