Career Opportunities

Jump Start Your Career at the NKF

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.

If you are a nephrology professional looking for opportunities, visit our Kidney Career Center, a resource to help connect professionals to job openings with clinics, dialysis centers, hospitals, etc., nationwide.

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 Coordinator (Part-Time)

Memphis, TN

The Development Coordinator works closely with the Executive Director and development team to plan and execute all local development event logistics and additionally, provides on-going support to the office as needed. This relationship should be characterized by effective communication and willingness to aid and support the growth of the division’s fund raising.
 
Working in partnership with the development team, the Development Coordinator is responsible for the planning and execution of development event logistics while multi-tasking between various administrative and support tasks. Development events include but are not limited to; kidney walks, signature events, donor cultivation events and any other ancillary event logistics.

Program Manager

Washington, DC

 
Reporting to the Executive Director, the Program Manager will be responsible for the local implementation and delivery of the National Kidney Foundation’s (NKF) signature and local programs to patients, those at risk for kidney disease, medical professionals and the public. 
 
The Program Manager will work with the Executive Director to evaluate program performance and ensure activities are aligned with the NKF’s strategic plan.  The Program Manager may also work in collaboration with Regional leadership and Development staff in fundraising efforts.

Community Outreach Coordinator

Washington , DC

 
The Community Outreach Coordinator works with the Senior Development Directors 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 Community Outreach Coordinator is responsible for the ongoing growth and success of NKF fundraising events through corporate partnerships and the support of individuals. The Community Outreach Coordinator’s primary responsibilities will be the Kidney Ball Auction, Team Kidney, Kidney Cars, grant writing, social media, and office management, however other initiatives will be assigned.

Camp Director/Community Outreach Manager

Overland Park, KS

Under the supervision of the Executive Director and in coordination with the Program Manager, the Community Outreach Coordinator is responsible for coordinating Camp Chimer (Camp) - an annual children’s camp for pediatric dialysis and kidney disease patients.  In addition to executing Camp Chimer, as Community Outreach Coordinator, this position will be responsible for assisting program activities in Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma, including community screenings, transplant empowerment workshops, professional education events and committee management.
 
This relationship should be characterized by effective communications, a positive attitude toward the growth of the Foundation and the achievement of its mission, through mutual understanding of the goals and development objectives of the National Organization.

Executive Director

San Francisco , CA

The Executive Director is responsible for running all aspects of the business for the NKF in their local communities. They will lead the training and development of staff and volunteers at the local level and will carry out the mission of the National Kidney Foundation by successfully raising funds, engaging leadership volunteers and influential community members, and ensuring that program goals are met in their designated market. 
 
The Executive Director works closely with the Regional Vice President and SVP, Development leading their local team to attain the income necessary to achieve the NKF’s budgetary goals and implement program strategies.   This relationship should be characterized by effective communication, a positive attitude and strategy toward the growth of NKF, and the achievement of its mission through mutual understanding of goals and development objectives.  The ideal candidate must have proven success in fundraising and/or sales and relationship management.

Content Manager

New York, NY

As a Content Manager, you will identify, create and optimize content for our constituents. You will collaborate with the digital team to drive traffic, engagement, and conversations that increase revenue and NKF brand awareness.

Accounting Manager

New York, NY

The Accounting Manager is responsible for balance sheet accounts general ledger analysis and reconciliations as well as related tasks to support achievement of work group, department, and Company objectives. This position is also expected to participate in the coordination of the monthly closing process, identification of process improvements and controls for his/her assigned functions, development and maintenance of appropriate accounting procedures, records, and system interfaces as it relates to his/her assigned tasks.

Administrative Assistant

Columbia, SC

Reporting to the executive director; the Administrative Assistant provides administrative support to staff and Kidney Cars program to ensure the efficient operation of the South Carolina office.

Executive Director

Denver, CO

The Executive Director is responsible for running all aspects of the business for the NKF in Colorado and New Mexico. They will lead the training and development of staff and volunteers at the local level and  will carry out the mission of the National Kidney Foundation by successfully raising funds, engaging leadership volunteers and influential community members, and ensuring that program goals are met in their designated market. 
 
The Executive Director works closely with the Regional Vice President and SVP, Development leading their local team to attain the income necessary to achieve all budgetary goals and implement program strategies.   This relationship should be characterized by effective communication, a positive attitude and strategy toward the growth of NKF, and the achievement of its mission through mutual understanding of goals and development objectives.  The ideal candidate must have proven success in fundraising and/or sales and relationship management.

Meetings & Events Coordinator

New York, NY

As a member of the Meetings and Events department, this position is responsible for the successful preparation for and management of the logistical aspects of meetings and events for the Foundation. 

Development Director

Lutherville, MD

The Development Director is accountable for planning and implementing fundraising strategies and tactics to achieve income necessary to attain market and regional goals. Primary duties will include managing cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship for a portfolio of both existing and new corporate partners, individual donors, corporate & government grants, and special events. This individual will be responsible for growing engagement and revenue across each fundraising channel, while leading the development team to their budgetary goal. This individual is responsible for the annual Greater Baltimore Kidney Walk, NKF Golf Classic, Rappel for Kidney Health and other events as planned (such as Bike Run – Western Maryland and/or a “Gala” type event.) The ideal candidate must have proven success in fundraising and/or sales and relationship management.

Regional Assistant

New York, NY

Reporting to the Regional Vice President, the Regional Assistant provides administrative support to Northeast Executive Directors to ensure the efficient operation of the region.
 

Transplant Programs Director

New York, NY

The Transplant Programs Director will accelerate kidney transplantation for patients nationwide through the development and implementation of key strategies and programs designed to increase organ donation and transplantation.

Development Manager

Lutherville, MD

The National Kidney Foundation (NKF) Development Manager will fundraise, develop, and steward corporate and individual relationships in the central Maryland market as it pertains to the Greater Baltimore Kidney Walk.  He/She will identify new opportunities to grow portfolio engagement across all fundraising channels to increase revenue, including supporting corporate partnerships, special events, and individual giving. A successful candidate will manage and steward a portfolio of corporate and individual relationships, and work as a team player to drive growth to achieve our mission and revenue goals.  This position is accountable for significant revenue targets as forecasted in the annual Plan of Work.