Current Volunteer Opportunities

Health fairs are a great opportunity to reach out to our community to spread our mission of cardiovascular health. By attending and passing out heart health handouts, you will be raising awareness for what the AHA does and our mission!

Costco in Issaquah is having a Safety Fair on September 18th, 2014. Volunteers would help pass out information and demonstrate CPR from 9-3. Let us know if you are interested!

Dorothy Day House in Bell town is hoping to have someone to pass out information at their health fair focusing on women and heart Disease on September 8th from 2-4.

Trident Seafoods is having a plethora of health fairs this September and we need some enthusiastic volunteers to help support the AHA by spreading heart health and teaching Hands only CPR!

Sept 17 10:30am – 1:30pm in Everett

Sept 23 12 – 4pm Pier 91 – Building 392  in Seattle

HCCMCA (Health Care Cost Management Corporation of Alaska) in Bothell is having a health fair on October 25th from 8am-12 and is requesting volunteers to talk about the importance of heart health and pass out information!

Help out the Heart Walk team by collecting donations and getting people registered for the event on September 13th from 12-4 at Vasa Park on Lake Sammamish in Bellevue.

Speaker Needed For Health Events!

To celebrate Go Red and Women’s health, Vitality Pilates is having a ‘Be Well’ event on November 20, 2014 from 5:30-7. They are expecting around 30 people to attend, and would love to have a speaker there to talk about heart disease.

Grandview Village and Retirement & Assisted Living in Marysville is looking for a speaker to come to talk about Staying healthy after heart attack and Stroke to their residents. They are very flexible on the date, and just need to have 2 months advance notice. Contact us if interested!

Other volunteer opportunities

Heart Walk

The American Heart Association is hosting its annual Heart and Stroke Walk on Saturday, October 11th. Volunteers are crucial to making this event run smoothly and WE NEED YOU! There are opportunities to volunteer on both Friday, the day before the event, and at the event on Saturday.

Become a Social Media Ambassador! By incorporating American 1Heart Association messages throughout your social media networks you can help your local AHA office spread heart disease and stroke prevention messages in your local community. Simply complete our registration form to get started or contact us for more details! This is an easy way to be an engaged volunteer that is sometimes too busy to come out to events!

Office Volunteer

Would you like to help out in the office at the AHA in downtown Seattle? A few events each month come up that would be great to have volunteers to help with, some activities include: helping with stroke mailings, and learning the ropes of answering the phones. Scheduling is flexible depending on the task. Interested? Give us a call!

Heart Walk Logistics Committee

Help plan one of the biggest fundraisers of the year at the AHA by joining the Heart Walk logistics committee. Volunteer capacity ranges from procuring donations to planning logistics of the event. Contact Sheryl McGrath at sheryl.mcgrath@heart.org or see here for more information.

Help Out with HeartChase!

Heart Chase

On November 15th, the American Heart Association will be hosting a HeartChase on the University of Washington’s campus. HeartChase is a new event that will take several teams throughout UW’s campus where they will engage in team challenges to complete checkpoints in the quickest time possible.

There will be ten checkpoints total, and a starting location – Game Central – where food and other activities will be set up. We will need a total of 50 volunteers for this fun filled day. The first shift, from 8:30am to 12:00pm, will include helping set up and then either running a checkpoint or a booth during the event which will start at 11:00am. The second shift, from 12:00 to 3:30 will, will continue running the checkpoints and booths until the event ends at 2 and then helping clean up. We would love your help in running this event! If you are interested in volunteering or have any questions about the event please contact Elly Henderson at elly.henderson@heart.org or visit the HeartChase website at www.heartchaseseattle.org.

Garden Community

The AHA’s Garden Community is a collaborative online community where gardeners of all ages, skill levels, and garden settings join to share knowledge, information, and expertise on gardening and garden based education. Check it out here!

If you are available for any of these, please call 206-632-6881. Thank you!

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