Camp Director/Community Outreach Manager

Overland Park, KS

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Under the supervision of the Executive Director and in coordination with the Program Manager, the Community Outreach Manager 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.
Camp Chimer
  • Manage all aspects of planning, implementing, budgeting, volunteer recruiting and event execution for Camp.
  • Assist staff and committee with the management of revenue and expenses for Camp.
  • Manage Camp planning committee, which includes, but not limited to: running committee meetings, setting committee meeting dates/location, managing Camp timeline, coordinating with Camp sub-committees, ensuring proper event logistics for Camp, and event wrap-up activities.
  • Research, solicit, and secure donations and grants from funders for Camp Chimer.
  • Coordinate with Children’s Mercy Hospital and Camp Chimer staff to ensure adequate equipment and volunteer support for Camp.
Other Duties and Responsibilities
  • Execute assigned projects for the implementation of programs that include community-based screenings and education programs.
  • Maintain and cultivate new partnerships with community, minority, healthcare, political and other relevant constituencies to facilitate the best delivery of programs.
  • Cultivate relationships with medical professionals, universities, and dialysis unit staff, with a focus on generating volunteers to support screenings, join the Medical Advisory Committee and other initiatives.
  • Oversees World Kidney Day/National Kidney Month planning and celebrations.
  • Coordinate and monitor supply of education materials.
  • Assist in division fundraising events.
  • Recruit, manage and train volunteers.
  • Perform additional duties as required.
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
  • Minimum 2 years of job-related experience.
  • Experience in a health care field or with a voluntary health organization is preferred.
  • Experience generating social media content.
  • Prior experience coordinating special events and programs.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Superior interpersonal, time management and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines and function independently and as part of a team.
  • Must possess strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft applications.
  • Must be flexible for overnight travel with reliable transportation.
  • Flexible to work evenings and weekends as needed.
Please apply via email with your resume, cover letter, and salary expectations:


Perks of Working at the NKF

  • 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