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Volunteer Coordinator

Job Title: Volunteer Coordinator

Hours per week: Part-time, 20 hours

Salary: $34,000 to $37,000, This part-time position does not include health insurance or a retirement plan. Salary payments will be made by direct, electronic deposit.

Citizenship: Must be a U.S. citizen. NKDO complies with all relevant labor laws and regulations, including those related to wages, hours, and employment eligibility verification (Form I-9 in the United States).

Location: Remote (EST or CST preferred but not required)

Overview: The National Kidney Donation Organization (NKDO) is seeking a motivated and organized Volunteer Coordinator to join our remote team. This new position will be responsible for recruiting, training, and supporting US volunteers.

The ideal candidate will possess excellent communication skills, have experience in volunteer management, be proficient in remote collaboration tools, and have a passion for our organization’s mission of raising awareness about living kidney donation. Being a living kidney donor is preferred, but not required.


  1. Volunteer Recruitment:
    • Develop and execute strategies to recruit remote volunteers nationwide, using online platforms, social media, and virtual events.
    • Maintain a database of potential volunteers/volunteers, including their skills, interests, and availability.
    • Conduct virtual interviews and orientations to onboard new volunteers.
  2. Volunteer Training and Support:
    • Design and deliver virtual training sessions to equip volunteers.
    • Provide ongoing support and guidance to volunteers.
    • Foster a sense of community among remote volunteers by organizing virtual meetings, workshops, and networking events.
  3. Volunteer Coordination and Communication:
    • Identify in-person and online opportunities where NKDO’s mission can be shared and highlighted.
    • Research and engage other living kidney donation organizations and look for opportunities to work together.
    • Communicate regularly with volunteers to provide updates, share resources, and gather feedback on their experiences.
  4. Performance Monitoring and Evaluation:
    • Monitor volunteer performance and productivity, tracking key metrics such as hours contributed and tasks completed.
    • Assess volunteer satisfaction and identify areas for improvement in the volunteer program.
    • Recognize and celebrate volunteer achievements.
    • Resolve volunteer issues as they arise with the assistance and partnership of the NKDO leadership team.
  5. Documentation and Reporting:
    • Report on volunteer activities, outcomes, and impact for NKDO leadership.
    • Assist in the development and implementation of remote volunteer policies, procedures, and best practices.


  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field or equivalent experience.
  • Previous experience in volunteer coordination, remote work, or related roles preferred.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with proficiency in remote collaboration tools.
  • Strong organizational and multitasking abilities, with the capacity to manage volunteers located across multiple time zones.
  • Tech-savvy and proficient in Microsoft Office and social media products.
  • Ability to work some evenings and weekends and to occasionally travel to events.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a remote team, demonstrating adaptability and flexibility in a dynamic environment.
  • Passion for the organization’s mission and a commitment to promoting volunteerism.

Reasons You’ll Like This Opportunity:

  • Flexible scheduling options and the ability to work from home.
  • Networking with a diverse group of remote volunteers and stakeholders.
  • Training and professional development to enhance skills and knowledge in remote volunteer coordination.

About NKDO: We educate prospective living kidney donors to donate as safely and effectively as possible. NKDO provides living kidney donors with trusted guidance grounded in real-world experience.

Employment with NKDO is at-will, meaning that either the employer or the employee can terminate the employment relationship at any time, with or without cause and with or without advance notice. This job announcement does not constitute an offer or a contract of employment.  NKDO reserves the right to modify, revoke, or terminate any aspect of this job announcement at any time without notice.

NKDO is committed to a workplace free from discrimination and harassment.  Report any concerns or complaints related to discrimination or harassment to the email address below.

Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to The application period will end Wednesday, April 24, at noon Eastern.