The American Kidney Fund is our nation's leading non-profit organization working on behalf of 31 million Americans with chronic kidney disease. AKF's dynamic, team-oriented environment is fast-paced and provides employees with the opportunity to make a real difference in the fight against kidney disease. AKF offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits. Our national office is located in Rockville, Maryland, with easy access to Metro. If you are interested in advancing your career at AKF, please browse the listings below.

Current job openings

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for a position with the American Kidney Fund; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. No unsolicited agency referrals, please.

Position: Senior Director of Health Initiatives and Education
Date posted: February 3, 2017
Position Summary: The Senior Director of Health Initiatives & Education will serve as an integral part of the American Kidney Fund's leadership team, overseeing all aspects of its public education, professional education and kidney disease prevention strategies. The Senior Director supervises a department of 12 employees, including four direct reports, to implement programmatic goals and objectives according to AKF’s Strategic Plan. This process entails strategic planning, community needs assessments, program evaluation, and relationship management of both internal and external stakeholders.
Salary: $100,000 - $115,000 depending upon experience
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Position: Bilingual Health Initiatives Assistant
Date posted: January 17, 2017
Position Summary: Primary responsibility for program implementation of outreach and kidney disease prevention activities across the nation. The activities that are part of this effort currently provide education, screening and follow-up services for those at risk for kidney disease, and help increase awareness of the risks of kidney disease for the general public, especially those at high risk for the disease. The Bilingual Health Initiatives Assistant will work closely with the Associate Director to plan, implement, and evaluate educational and screening activities.
Salary: High $30K's to Low $40K's
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Benefits overview

The American Kidney Fund offers a comprehensive benefits plan designed to meet the needs of all our employees.

  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • 403(b) retirement plan with matching contributions
  • Short-term & long-term disability coverage
  • Twelve days paid vacation
  • Twelve days paid sick leave 
  • Three paid personal days
  • Flex-time 
  • Nine paid holidays
  • Life insurance 
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Free parking/Metro passes
  • NIH Credit Union benefits 
  • Staff appreciation events

Why is the American Kidney Fund a great place to work? 

  • Dynamic people
  • Team-oriented environment
  • Excellent benefits
  • Competitive salaries
  • Opportunity for advancement
  • Working for a great cause
  • Metro accessible location

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Our credo

We must put the patients we serve and the public we are accountable to first; provide superior education, outreach and services, and always act with the highest level of integrity.

We must provide outstanding people the best opportunity to realize their potential. We must treat our teammates with respect, champion our diversity, share the responsibility of our successes, and accept accountability for our failures.

We must provide compensation that is fair and adequate, and working conditions that are clean, orderly and safe. We must be mindful of ways to help our employees fulfill their family responsibilities. We must have an environment where people feel free to make suggestions and complaints. There must be equal opportunity for employment, development and advancement for those qualified. We must provide competent management, and the actions of management must be just and ethical.

We are the employees of the American Kidney Fund and we “Reach Out, Give Hope, and Improve Lives!”

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