Volunteer

The American Heart Association needs the time and talent of volunteers to help us create a healthier world, free of heart disease and stroke. Whatever your capabilities and interests are, we can find a volunteer opportunity that's right for you. The opportunities listed below offer flexible and convenient ways to volunteer. To volunteer in your community, fill out and submit the volunteer form and we will contact you with additional information.

Thank you for your interest in supporting our lifesaving mission.

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Community Volunteer Interests

To read the descriptions, you can click each program. Please select up to three items that interest you the most.
  • American Heart Association Walking Club

    Start a walking club and help spread the word in your community about the benefits of walking.

  • CPR

    Cardiac Pulmonary Resuscitation can double, or even triple a sudden cardiac arrest victim 's chance of survival. Volunteers can make an impact in their communities by requiring CPR for graduation and implementing school based medical emergency response plans.

  • Get With the Guidelines

    Program to help hospitals and physician practices treat heart disease and stroke patients according to proven guidelines.

  • Go Red For Women™

    Go Red For Women is the American Heart Association's national movement to end heart disease in women. We are committed to the fight, for as long as it takes.

  • Heart Ball

    A social event that raises funds to support our mission to create a better future for our children, families and communities.

  • Heart Walk

    A complete heart-healthy, walking experience to build community, generate passion and raise funds to support the AHA's mission.

  • Jump Rope for Heart and Hoops for Heart

    Jump Rope For Heart/Hoops are school based, healthy heart educational events that support AHA's mission. Contact your local school to encourage them to participate and/or to volunteer the day of the event.

  • Power to End Stroke

    An education and awareness campaign that embraces and celebrates the culture, energy, creativity and lifestyles of African Americans. It unites people to help make an impact on the high incidence of stroke within their communities.

  • Stroke Support

    Stroke survivors, caregivers, professionals, and families in the community offer stroke support, event planning, education, and fundraising. Learn how you can become a local stroke volunteer to help improve stroke outcomes and educate others about stroke.

  • You're the Cure Advocate

    Add your voice to the millions of You're the Cure Advocates across the nation who are fighting for heart and stroke health by contacting and encouraging their elected officials to enact healthy legislation.

International Volunteer Interests

For U.S. residents only.

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Welcome from Mariell Jessup, M.D.,
National Board President