American Heart Association Heart Guide - Halle Heart Children's Museum in Tempe, Arizona

Heart Guide - Halle Heart Children's Museum

Tracking Code

7855-415

Job Description

What’s your motivation? Opportunity. Creativity. Contribution. It’s all part of working for the American Heart Association---where you can contribute your time and talents to advancing our mission of building healthier lives free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke.

The Halle Heart Children's Museum is an extraordinary educational learning center dedicated to teaching and empowering students of all ages about the importance of choosing life-long, heart-healthy behaviors. This is a fun, interactive environment that illuminates the function of the heart, its role in the body and ways to keep it healthy. Consider joining us as a Heart Guide to help educate and increase awareness through leading guided tours that showcase health and risk factors through established curriculum. Heart Guides are asked to meet a minimum commitment of at least three days of availability per week (equivalent to 350 hours per year)

Upon completing a multi-day Halle Heart Children's Museum Training Program, responsibilities include:

  • Guide visitors through to discover the Halle Heart Children’s Museum

  • Provide information, based upon set AHA curriculum for each exhibit area, on cardiovascular disease and stroke, circulatory system, nutrition, exercise, and living tobacco-free

  • Educate visitors on the warning signs of a heart attack and stroke

  • Engage group chaperones in maintaining discipline and group control

  • Instruct and supervise visitors to use interactive technology in proper manner

  • Provide fun, educational, learning experiences for all visitors

  • Other responsibilities as needed

Required Skills

Qualifications and Skills :

  • Reliable transportation

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Physical ability to perform essential functions with or without reasonable accommodations

  • Must be comfortable and effective speaking to, motivating and interacting with both large and small groups of participants of various ages

  • Basic understanding of or ability to quickly learn about cardiovascular disease and stroke, the warning signs, treatment and risk factors

  • Flexibility to work with diverse groups, whether of age or grade level variances, socio-economic, or educational background, and ability to accommodate/adjust tour to group's level

Required Experience

Attracting talented, committed employees means offering ongoing professional development and training, and a diverse and inclusive environment in which to work and grow.

To apply for this position or to see other opportunities with the American Heart Association please visit http://careers.heart.org at http://www.heart.org/careers . We no longer accept mailed, faxed or e-mailed resumes. Please apply for positions directly through our website.

The American Heart Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer and works to prohibit discrimination and to assure fair and uniform treatment of applicants and employees in all aspects of Human Resources administration without regard to political or religious opinions or affiliations, membership or non-membership in employee organizations, age, sex, disability, race, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, marital status or any other non-merit factor.

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Persons with disabilities

Job Location

Tempe, Arizona, United States

Position Type

Temporary

Job Category: Administrative/Clerical

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled