The American Kidney Fund is our nation's leading non-profit organization working on behalf of 30 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: Corporate Fundraising/ Engagement Manager
Date posted: July 23, 2019
Position Summary: The Corporate Fundraising/ Engagement Manager is a vital member of the corporate team with responsibilities to help implement AKF’s corporate development strategy, as well as helping to grow our portfolio of funders. The Manager will report directly to the Sr. Director of Corporate Engagement, and work closely with the Director of Corporate Engagement. This position will be focused on 40% fundraising, 30% administrative/project management, 30% stewardship and other special projects.
Salary: Low to mid $60K's depending upon experience
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Position: Associate Director of Health Initiatives
Date posted: July 23, 2019
Position Summary: The Associate Director of Health Initiatives, has primary responsibility for enacting the American Kidney Fund’s (AKF) prevention activities across the nation and locally in the Washington, DC area. Specifically, in conjunction with other Associate Directors, this position will be responsible for outreach activities in approximately 15-20 cities each year. The goals of the activities that are part of this effort are to provide education, health screenings and follow-up services for those at risk for kidney disease and increase awareness of the risks of kidney disease to the general public. The Associate Director will also be the lead staff member in charge of at least one Kidney Action Day, which is a large-scale awareness and screening event held annually in select metropolitan areas.
Salary: Low to Mid $50K's depending upon experience
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Position: Associate Director of Public Education
Date posted: July 15, 2019
Position Summary: Working alongside the Director of Education, the Associate Director of Public Education develops the strategic vision and makes operational the American Kidney Fund’s (AKF) public education programs and initiatives. The programs are designed to educate and raise awareness about the risks of kidney disease in the general public, while also educating patients and family members affected by kidney disease.
Salary: Mid $60k's depending upon experience
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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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