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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

Philadelphia, PA

The Development Manager is responsible for the on-going growth and success of NKF fundraising events in their local area.  With the direction of the Executive Director and Development Director, the Development Manager will take the lead in the execution, fund raising and volunteer engagement of the NKF Golf Classic, NKF Honors Awards Benefit, Team Kidney Endurance Program and other special events. 

Regional Vice President (RVP)

Atlanta, GA,

Reporting to the Senior Vice President, Development, the Regional Vice President (RVP) serves as the chief staff officer with overall strategic and operational responsibility of a defined geographic region. The RVP will deploy strategies and best practices to ensure successful program execution, exponential financial growth and volunteer development through frequent onsite meetings and remote staff management. The RVP will establish vision, strategic focus, priorities, and performance accountabilities accelerating new ideas and innovation of revenue generation and program excellence from local offices to national expansion opportunities and from the national office to local implementation.

Development Manager

Philadelphia, PA

The Development Manager is responsible for the on-going growth and success of NKF fundraising events in their local area.  With the direction of the Executive Director and Development Director, the Development Manager will take the lead in the execution, fund raising and volunteer engagement of the NKF Golf Classic, NKF Honors Awards Benefit, Team Kidney Endurance Program and other special events. 

Salesforce Manager

New York, NY

This position will provide day-to-day support for NKF’s Salesforce application.  This includes data management and clean up tasks, report writing, end user support, and on-going training. The Salesforce Manager will also participate in development of the platform, supporting the Director to identify and meet current and future needs.

Senior Director, Web Services

New York, NY

NKF seeks a Senior Director of Web Services with proven skills as a team leader, project manager, and strategic thinker.  The role is responsible for developing and maintaining NKF’s web and related services, systems and infrastructure including content management, digital fundraising, and data related technologies including analytics.  In partnership with internal stakeholders, the Senior Director of Web Services ensures that kidney.org is aligned with NKF’s mission, brand, and top-level priorities.  He/She will lead a small team and work with cross-section of staff to help craft impactful user experiences which meet the needs of our variety constituents. 

Regional Program Director

Philadelphia, PA

Reporting to the Regional Vice President (RVP) in their geographic area, the Regional Program Director (RPD) will be responsible for the operational success of National Kidney Foundation’s (NKF) signature programs, ensuring seamless team management and development, program delivery and quality control.  These programs include (but are not limited to) KEEP Healthy, Your Kidneys and You, CKDinform, and other new signature programs that will be developed. The Regional Program Director also serves on the NKF’s National Program Committee to guide the development of new, innovative programs to drive NKF’s mission.

Community Outreach Assistant

Washington, DC

Reporting to the Director, Development, the Community Outreach Assistant will maintain donor engagement strategies and provide administrative support to staff and the local office to ensure the efficient operation of the area.

Senior Development Manager

Seattle, WA

With the direction of the Regional Vice President and Executive Director, The Senior Development Manager, Kidney Walks & Endurance Events is responsible for the on-going growth and success of NKF’s Kidney Walks, Team Kidney and Team Kidney Elite (Endurance / Do-It-Yourself) Fundraising events in Washington State and in Oregon. Other responsibilities will be assigned as needed.

Development Manager

St. Paul, MN

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 specific events. Other responsibilities will be assigned as needed.

Development Director

St. Paul, MN

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.   

Development Manager

Sherman Oaks, CA

The Development Manager is primarily responsible for the chapter’s annual fundraising gala and 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 specific events. Other responsibilities will be assigned as needed.

Development Manager

Richmond, VA

The Development Manager is responsible for the on-going growth and success of NKF fund-raising events in the Virginia area. With the direction of the Director, Development, the Development Manager will take the lead in the execution, fund raising and volunteer engagement of specific events including Kidney Walk and Honor Awards. Other responsibilities will be assigned as needed.

The Development Manager works closely with the Director, Development to attain the income necessary to achieve the Region’s mission. This relationship should be characterized by effective communication, a positive attitude toward the growth of the Foundation, and the achievement of its mission through mutual understanding of goals and development objectives.

National Kidney Walk Manager

Philadelphia, New York, DC, Boston,

The National Walk Manager is responsible for the operation and fund raising success of select Kidney Walk programs within Divisions/Affiliates.   Specifically, this position will be responsible for managing and increasing revenue through the Kidney Walk National Partner Program both in sponsors and national teams. Included in this responsibility are the management of the Kidney Walk Program, growth of locally managed events and training for Affiliate and Division staff and volunteers.  

Development Coordinator

St. Louis, MO

The Development Coordinator works closely with the Development Managers and Executive Director to attain the income necessary to achieve the Division’s mission. This relationship should be characterized by effective communication and a positive attitude towards financial growth.

The Development Coordinator is responsible for the on-going growth and success of NKF events while multi-tasking between various administrative tasks, and being the main contact for a few fundraising events.   The Development Coordinator will be the lead staff person responsible for the NKF Night at the Ballpark and other small fundraising initiatives.  The Development Coordinator will also handle the administration of the Kidney Care Kit program in terms of tracking and correspondence with participants.

Development Manager

St. Louis, MO

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 Executive Director, the Development Manager will take the lead in the execution, fund raising and volunteer engagement of specific events.  Other responsibilities will be assigned as needed.

Information Center Specialist

New York, NY

The Information Center Specialist is responsible for answering and directing all incoming telephone calls and greeting guests in a courteous and professional manner. 

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 specific events. Other responsibilities will be assigned as needed.

The Development Manager works closely with the Director, Development to attain the income necessary to achieve the Division’s mission. This relationship should be characterized by effective communication, a positive attitude toward the growth of the Foundation, and the achievement of its mission through mutual understanding of goals and development objectives.

NKFI Nurse

Chicago, IL

The NKFI Nurse assists in overseeing the logistics and execution of KidneyMobile® screenings throughout the state of Illinois, conducting phone follow up with KidneyMobile screening participants, answering patient questions via phone and/or email, and assisting with projects/grants where medical expertise is needed. The NKFI Nurse is also responsible for all professional programs throughout the year. Currently, these include the ICRN Spring Meeting, Controversies in Nephrology: An Academic Debate and the Interdisciplinary Nephrology Conference. The NKFI Nurse also manages all aspects of Kidney Camp. The NKFI Nurse reports to the Manager of Community Health Programs