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NKFM staff holding signsCareer Opportunities at the NKFM

As a driven organization that prides itself on its innovative health initiatives and impact on the people of Michigan, the National Kidney Foundation of Michigan is also honored to be named Charity Navigator’s four star charity recipient for 13 consecutive years.

Our priority is to recruit and retain the best employees possible. Working for the NKFM provides a challenging, rewarding, educational, and supportive work environment with a potential for professional and personal growth. The rewards you will reap as a member of our team include a competitive benefits package, a casual but professional work environment, and most importantly, the knowledge that you are helping us serve the community and improving the lives of thousands of people living with kidney disease and those at risk. Whatever your specialty or experience, the NKFM welcomes you to become part of our tradition of innovation and caring.

View our Open Positions.

To learn about internship opportunities, please fill out the internship request form.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

The National Kidney Foundation of Michigan is committed to cultivating and preserving a culture of inclusion and connectedness. We foster an atmosphere of collaborative decision-making, communication, and openness within and across our project teams. We do this because we believe that NKFM is At Our Best when we are able to grow and learn better together with a diverse team of employees who bring their individual differences, life experiences, knowledge, innovation, self-expression, and talent to their work. NKFM is committed to honoring and protecting our organizational culture and is dedicated to retaining quality employees who embody our core values. In recruiting for our team, we welcome the unique contributions that candidates can bring in terms of their race, creed, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, height, weight, physical or mental ability, veteran status, military obligations, marital status, or any other status or characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. This applies to hiring, internal promotions, training, opportunities for advancement, terminations, and all other terms and conditions of employment. All NKFM employees, volunteers, clients, and contractors are expected to follow this practice.

Health Benefits

Medical, Dental, Vision, and Prescription Insurance
All regular full-time employees and their dependents are eligible for coverage on the first day of the month following one full month of employment. Medical coverage is offered through Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan. Premiums for all plans are paid through both employer and employee contributions

Flexible Spending Accounts

All regular full-time employees are eligible to participate in two types of flexible spending accounts: Health Care Spending Accounts and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts. Both accounts allow employees to save tax dollars on anticipated expenses during the Plan Year.

Incidental Benefits

Life Insurance
All regular full-time employees are eligible for employer-paid life insurance at 2 times their annual salary.

Long Term Disability
All regular full-time employees are eligible for employer-paid Long Term Disability coverage on the first day of the month following 30-days of employment.

Time-Off Benefits

Regular full-time employees accrue vacation monthly based on years of service and hours worked. Employees with 0-5 years of service accrue 15 days of vacation annually. Employees with 5 years of service or more accrue 20 days of vacation annually. Regular part-time employees earn vacation time on a prorated basis. Part-time employees who work a minimum of 1040 hours per fiscal year will accrue vacation on a prorated basis.

Sick Leave
Regular full-time employees receive 12 paid sick leave days per year.

Regular full-time employees receive 10 paid holidays per year.

Personal Time
Regular full-time employees receive 2 personal days per calendar year.

Regular full-time employees receive 3 days of paid leave in the event of the death of an immediate family member.

Financial Security

403(B) Retirement Plan
403(B) plan is offered with a contribution of 6%. Employees may elect to contribute additional monies to their 403(B) through payroll deduction.

Tuition Reimbursement
We encourage our staff to develop their knowledge and skills therefore regular full-time employees may qualify for tuition reimbursement of up to $500.00 annually.

* Not all employees may be eligible for all benefits.