Volunteer in the SouthWest Affiliate

Participate Today

Each year, hundreds of events take place across Arkansas, Colorado, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas and Wyoming. From walking in a Heart Walk to dancing at a Heart Ball, there are many ways to get involved.

Take Action

Add your voice to the millions of You're the Cure advocates across the nation who are fighting for heart health and healthy legislation.

Connect Online

We're not only in your community, we're in you're online community. Follow us on Twitter, Friend us on Facebook and Flip through our blogs. Then get involved offline - find out more below.

Get Trained

In 2009, over one million people were trained on CPR in the six state area of the SWA. Find a class near you and help save lives.

As a volunteer-driven organization, the American Heart Association would not be able to accomplish its goals, fulfill its mission and make a difference in the health of our community without people like you. There are many volunteer opportunities across the six state area of the SouthWest Affiliate. Your expertise, your ideas, and your enthusiasm are needed to implement the many programs and events the American Heart Association has available. We invite you to join us in fighting America's number one and number three killers - heart disease and stroke.

Please consider lending your talents and time to one or more of the following opportunities. Contact your local office for more information.

  • Survivor Speakers
  • Power to End Stroke Ambassadors
  • Workshop Facilitators – nurses, nutrition, fitness
  • Physician Speakers
  • Heart Walk Team Captains
  • Start Walking Club Coordinators
  • Health Fair Volunteers
  • Office support with special events
  • Advocacy & You Are the Cure
  • School Assembly Visitors
  • Wear Red Day Coordinators
  • In-Kind donations