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The American Heart Association

County: Collier, Lee
Categories Marketing/PR/Event Planning
Sports & Fitness
Social Services

The American Heart Association is deeply committed to saving lives.  They help fight the 1# killer of men and women, Heart Disease, and the number 1 cause of disability, stroke.  The American Heart Association is a national organization with a strong local community impact.  The dollars raised go toward funding discovery of life saving methods such as CPR, Stents, Bypass Surgery, and Automatic External Defibrillators.

The American Heart Association is the largest voluntary health organization in the U.S. fighting heart disease, and the leading non-governmental agency supporting heart research and stroke research.   The American Heart Association has an extraordinary impact on lives by empowering you and your loved ones to save lives, live healthier and enjoy more peace of mind about cardiovascular disease.

The American Heart Association’s new 2020 impact goal is to improve the cardiovascular health of all Americans by 20% and reduce deaths from cardiovascular disease & stroke by 2020.

Overall, The American Heart Association focused on:

-Improving patient care

-Advocating for better health

-Reaching out to populations at risk

-Raising awareness

-Protecting the future/fighting childhood obesity

-Educating Americans

Job Description:

This is a great opportunity for students to use their time, talents, creativity, and knowledge to partner with the American Heart Association and save lives.

The opportunities serve are various and would be supported through the American Heart Association staff.

Times of Work: Weekdays daytime, Weekdays evenings, Weekends daytime, Weekends evenings
Primary Contact: Mrs. Leslie Amick
28441 Bonita Crossings Blvd.
Bonita Springs, FL 34135
Fax: (239) 498-4919
Phone: (239) 919-9326
Alt Phone: (239) 495-4910
Secondary Contact: Nancy Holland
Phone: (239) 495-4905
Worker's Comp for Volunteers?: Y
Benefits Offered:

Students would have a great opportunity to learn about marketing, sales, event planning, social media, and health strategies.

Additional Information:

The American Heart Association is a great national organization with many career opportunities throughout the United States.

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