Jaime Tellez, Cornea Recipient, and his mother, Elsa, Aurora, CO.

Transforming Lives at
Donor Alliance

Donor Alliance offers a fulfilling career built on passion, commitment, and a profound sense of purpose. Every role is crucial, and each person contributes to the greater mission of saving and healing lives through organ and tissue donation and transplantation. When you become a part of our team, you're not just taking on a job; you're embarking on a journey to transform and uplift countless lives.

Discover the unparalleled fulfillment that comes from seeing the tangible impact of your efforts, from witnessing heartfelt gratitude and watching second chances unfold. If you're ready to align your career with a purpose that truly resonates, you've found your place with us.

Our Culture

Donor Alliance is known for its incredible, inclusive team culture, and we have been named a Denver Post Top Workplace since 2014. As a mission-driven organization, Donor Alliance is passionate about not only fulfilling our mission to save and heal lives, but to foster a highly engaged culture and building relationships throughout our community which we exemplify through our Core Values.


We are mission-driven and act with honesty and responsibility in all things.


We believe that leadership strengthens the core.


We are process-oriented to maximize life-saving opportunities.


We are responsible for our actions at every organizational level.

People First

We appreciate the incredible humanity that is required to do what we do.

Understanding Careers at Donor Alliance

Organ and tissue donation is a unique area of the medical world. Titles like “Tissue Recovery Coordinator” and “Organ Recovery Specialist” simply don’t exist at most hospitals and clinics. However, if you or a loved one has been touched by the incredible gift of organ and tissue donation, you understand deeply just how important these roles are in the donation for transplantation process. To better understand the unique roles and career opportunities at Donor Alliance, the video series below features members of our team describing a day in the life.

Tissue Recovery Coordinator

The Tissue Recovery Coordinators perform the surgical recovery of tissues for life saving gifts.

Donor and Family Coordinator - Organ

Formerly known as the Family Support Coordinator, the Donor & Family Coordinator - Organ is a front line staff member who responds to potential donor referrals from referrals.

Organ Procurement Specialist

Formerly known as an Organ Recovery Specialist, the Organ Procurement Specialist supports surgical team during the organ recovery process.

Quality Assurance Coordinator

The Quality Assurance Coordinator supports the quality team in the timely and accurate technical review of donor records.

Donor and Family Coordinator - Tissue

Formerly known as Tissue Donor Coordinator, the Donor & Family Coordinator - Tissue is a front line member responding to tissue donor referrals.

Organ Clinical Coordinator

Formerly known as an Organ Recovery Coordinator, the Organ Clinical Coordinator medically manages donors in the donation process.

Hiring Process

Have questions about the application or interview process?

We likely won’t be able to answer every question, but we want you to know what to expect when applying for a position at Donor Alliance and how our interview process will go.

How do I apply?

Thank you for your interest in joining Donor Alliance! To submit your interest, please upload your resume and cover letter (optional) online – available positions can be found here:


Submissions can be completed on a computer, cellphone, or other mobile device. Submitting your interest should take less than five minutes.

For accommodation to our application process, please contact or 303-329-4747 to discuss your needs.

What does the interview process look like?

Donor Alliance is committed to finding qualified individuals that will live out our mission, vision, and values in their everyday work. Because of this, we have a multi-step interview process that allows candidates to meet with many Donor Alliance team members.

The typical interview process consists of:
· Phone interview with a human resources team member.
· Interview with the hiring manager and human resources.
· Peer interview with Donor Alliance team members in the same role, or those that work closely with the role.

*Leadership roles may require additional steps.

A Donor Alliance recruiter will be your point of contact throughout the interview process.

Will my face-to-face interviews be in person or virtual?

Could be both! We aim to keep our interview process efficient, while also balancing the importance of building relationships. We also recognize candidates are not always located in Denver or are employed elsewhere. Most first interviews take place virtually and peer interviews are in-person. For some roles, we may ask you to interview in-person for both interviews. We’ll make sure to give you plenty of notice ahead of time.

How should I prepare for my interview?

Your initial interview will comprise of questions surrounding your technical abilities and how they pertain to the role you are applying for. The peer interview is a shorter behavioral interview, with the intention of plenty of time for you to ask questions of the peer team who you would work with if you join the team. Please prepare for the peer interview with plenty of questions for the team!

When do you typically have new hires start?

We hold a new hire orientation once a month. This allows for larger hiring classes that create a stronger sense of community and offers great opportunity for relationship building for new employees. We have found it promotes better learning for new employees and helps internal teams create a positive onboarding experience.

What if I have questions about the role before I apply?

We would love to answer questions you may have prior to applying! You can reach out to our recruiting team at with questions or a request to set up a time to connect about the role.

I applied for an opening, but I haven’t heard back yet. What does this mean?

To remain consistent in our application review process, we review applications in the order they are received. Once we have a group of qualified candidates that we are moving forward in the interview process, we stop reviewing applications. If something were to change with our candidate pool, we review additional applications in the order they were received.

I don’t see an opening I am fully qualified for. What do I do now?

While we include a set of qualifications, we encourage you to not self-select out of positions. If you feel as if you have obtained some of the required qualifications, or have transferrable skills, please submit your interest! Even if the role you apply for isn’t going to be the right fit, the HR team can provide you with direction on other roles that may be a fit!

What if I don’t see an opening that I’m interested in?

Donor Alliance has a “General Interest” posting available on the career site. If you do not see a role you feel like is the right fit for you, please submit your resume to that role. Our team monitors those submissions and will reach out about non-posted positions that might be a fit for your skillset.

We also have an Advocates for Life volunteer program for those interested in supporting our mission on a volunteer basis. To learn more, visit our Volunteer page.

Who do I contact if I have questions?

We’d love to hear from you! The best email to make sure you receive a timely response is

Our Benefits

Our rich and robust benefit package is designed to meet the needs of our employees and their households and give peace of mind.

The Essentials

Donor Alliance is proud to offer medical, dental and vision plans to meet the needs of your family.

Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)

Donor Alliance offers both medical and dependent care FSA's that allow our employees to save money and reduce taxable income.

Life & Disability

Donor Alliance offers company paid basic life and accidental death and dismemberment (AD&D) as well as short and long term disability options for income replacement.


All employees are automatically enrolled in our retirement plan. After one year of service, Donor Alliance provides an employer match and a discretionary contribution.

Supplemental Benefits

To support our employees and their families, Donor Alliance offers a variety of supplemental benefits, including but not limited to student loan repayment, tuition reimbursement, accident coverage and lifestyle spending accounts.

Wellness & Recognition

Donor Alliance offers a robust and engaging wellness program. In addition, we celebrate and recognize our employees’ meaningful work to make our mission possible as well as personal achievements and differences.