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American Kidney Fund Employment Opportunities 

If you’re looking for a career at an extraordinary organization that makes a difference in people’s lives, the American Kidney Fund may be the place for you! 

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Organizational Profile

The American Kidney Fund leads the nation in providing charitable assistance to dialysis patients who need help with the costs associated with treating kidney failure. Last year, more than 87,000 people—1 out of every 5 U.S. dialysis patients—received assistance from the American Kidney Fund for health insurance premiums and other treatment-related expenses.

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!”

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 

Life insurance 

Flexible spending accounts Three paid personal days Nine paid holidays Flex-time 
NIH Credit Union benefits Free parking/Metro passes 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

Meet Our Employees

Why do our employees enjoy working at the American Kidney Fund? We asked, and this is what they had to say:

“AKF cares about their employees. The support that I’ve received while working here has been incredible.”

-Zena, Patient Services & Kidney Disease Education

“AKF is a great place to work. The dedication, commitment and teamwork employees have to AKF and serving the patients is quite impressive!”

-Rosalyn, Executive Office Support

“I have found that AKF is very much an employee-oriented company. They offer most of the traditional benefits as well as additional benefits such as condensed summer hours. They truly understand the life-work balance.”

-Jessica, Development & Field Operations

“It’s like a family after a while. I enjoy the variety of work and the people.”

-Christina, Finance & Operations

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