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For more than 60 years, the National Kidney Foundation has been the leading health organization dedicated to fighting kidney disease. From patients and their families to those at risk, we take pride knowing that our mission is positively impacting the lives of millions of people affected by kidney disease.

Want a career where your work matters? Where your skills make a real impact on an important problem? Where you change people's lives for the better? Join the NKF Team! You'll find a dynamic work environment with positive, goal-driven people. We offer a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits—and the chance to make a difference.

Generous Time off Policies

Medical, dental, vision and life insurance

403(b) plan with matching company contributions

Flexible spending accounts

Commuter benefits program

Employee Assistance Program

Corporate discounts

Referral bonus

Current Openings

Explore our current openings around the country and join the team! Use the filters to sort by state and job type.

Development Manager

New York, NY

The Development Manager is responsible for the on-going growth and success of NKF fund-raising events in their local area. With the direction of the Director, Development, the Development Manager will take the lead in the execution, fund raising and volunteer engagement of the Kidney Walk campaign with a primary focus on the New York City Kidney Walk. Other responsibilities will be assigned as needed.

Development Director

Sherman Oaks, CA

The Development Director is accountable for planning and implementing fundraising strategies and tactics to achieve the income necessary to attain the Region and Division goals.  The director takes the lead in developing, organizing and implementing special events and assists in the cultivation and solicitation of individual and major gifts and fundraising for corporate and foundation support.  

Executive Director

St. Paul, MN

The Executive Director will, carry out the mission of the National Kidney Foundation by successfully raising funds, engage and recruit leadership volunteers and influential community members, and ensure that program goals are met in their designated region.

Community Outreach Coordinator

Richmond, VA

Under the supervision of the Executive Director and in coordination with the National Kidney Foundation Serving Virginia Development Manager, the Community Outreach Coordinator is responsible for coordinating key components to support the successful execution of Division fund raising events and program activities (in central Virginia) with a special focus on social media, newsletter communications, volunteer recruitment, media relations and fundraising events.

Program Director

Columbia, SC

Reporting to the National Program Director the Program Director will be responsible for the local implementation and delivery of the National Kidney Foundation’s (NKF) signature programs to patients and those at risk for kidney disease in throughout the division. These programs include (but are not limited to) KEEP Healthy, Your Kidneys and You, and professional activities, including NKF’s Primary Care Initiative.

Development Director

Louisville, KY

The Development Director is accountable for planning and implementing fundraising strategies and tactics to achieve the income necessary to attain the Region and Division goals.  The director takes the lead in developing, organizing and implementing special events and assists in the cultivation and solicitation of individual and major gifts and fundraising for corporate and foundation support.   

Corporate Relations Director

New York, NY

The Corporate Relations Director is responsible for identifying, initiating and managing relationships with corporations within the healthcare industry sector, including but not limited to; pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device/equipment manufactures. He/She will achieve the goal of obtaining and increasing revenue to and awareness of the National Kidney Foundation by targeting multiple potential sources of funding within these corporations (marketing, medical education, research and development, foundations, employee giving, community support, etc.).

Community Outreach Manager

Norwood, MA

The Community Outreach Manager is responsible for the on-going growth and success of NKF fund-raising events in the New England Region.  In partnership with the Executive Director, the Community Outreach Manager will take the lead in the execution, fund raising and volunteer engagement of specific events. Other responsibilities will be assigned as needed.

Program Director

St. Paul, MN

Reporting to the National Program Director, the Program Director will be responsible for the local implementation and delivery of the National Kidney Foundation’s (NKF) signature programs to patients and those at risk for kidney disease in throughout the North Central division.  These programs include (but are not limited to) KEEP Healthy, Your Kidneys and You, and professional activities, including NKF’s Primary Care Initiative.

Director, CME

New York, NY

The Continuing Medical Education Director is responsible for directing all aspects of the National Kidney Foundation Continuing Medical Education (CME) and Continuing Education (CE) programs. Works with senior staff to identify potential corporate funders for NKF programs and services. Outcomes oriented professional to help design and publish evaluations on all programs.

Development Manager

Columbia, SC

The Development Manager is responsible for the on-going growth and success of NKF fund-raising events in their local area. With the direction of the Development Director , the Development Manager will take the lead in the execution, fundraising and volunteer engagement of Kidney Walks in South Carolina.

Senior Vice President, Field Development

New York, NY

The Senior Vice President (SVP) of Field Development is responsible for providing leadership and management to support the National Kidney Foundation’s (NKF) field offices and individual fundraising programs. Provide strategic direction and overall management in establishing and implementing national policies, initiatives and new fundraising programs; assess and recommend strategies to enhance the field offices’ organizational presence and efficiency of operations; develop partnerships and secure national sponsorship for NKF’s signature events; and develop productive partnerships with both field volunteers and national leadership to ensure their success.

Development Director

Dallas, TX

The Development Director is accountable for planning and implementing fundraising strategies and tactics to achieve the income necessary to attain the Region and Division goals. The director takes the lead in developing, organizing and implementing special events and assists in the cultivation and solicitation of individual and major gifts and fundraising for corporate and foundation support.

Special Events Coordinator

Chicago, IL

The Special Events Coordinator is responsible for developing and executing fundraising projects. This position manages all aspects of the production of events including but not limited to, fundraising, management of volunteers/committees and event logistics and is responsible for two golf outings. In addition, this position manages the junior board and their signature fundraising event. The goal of this position is to raise funds to support the programs and initiatives of the National Kidney Foundation of Illinois as well as expand the awareness of and involvement in the organization and its mission. The Special Events Coordinator reports to the Director of Development.

Division President

New York, NY

The primary function of the Division President is to serve as the division’s chief staff officer, assuring that the organization has the financial resources it needs to support the mission and the strategic plan of the organization, while providing professional management of all aspects of the division’s operations. The Division President will, by leadership example and through policy implementation, carry out their role by successfully raising funds, engaging leadership volunteers and influential community members, and ensuring that program goals are met.

Development Manager

Atlanta, GA

The Development Manager is responsible for the on-going growth and success of NKF fund-raising events in their local area. With the direction of the Director of Development the Development Manager will take the lead in the execution, fund raising and volunteer engagement of the NKF Golf Classic in Georgia, with potential for replication in Birmingham, Alabama, and special events as required. Other responsibilities will be assigned as needed.