Job Opportunities

Atlanta, GA

Do you believe that innovation drives results and passion overcomes obstacles? Then join a fast-paced, mission-driven organization with a decidedly entrepreneurial spirit.

Atlanta, Georgia

Points of Light is looking for a strategic and innovative Vice President of Foundation Partnerships and Major Gifts to secure grants from both private foundations and major donors. The Vice President of Foundation Partnerships and Major Gifts will provide strategic leadership, organize and deploy Points of Light’s resources to broaden and deepen support from national and community foundations, and pursue substantial annual and capacity-building revenue goals through partnerships, sponsorships, grants and other engagement opportunities. The Vice President will develop the department plan and work collaboratively with other development staff members and across departments in executing cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship activities. This will be a senior leadership position based in Atlanta and fuel the organization’s capacity to ignite a new spirit of service and civic engagement across the world.

Atlanta, Georgia

The Corporate Partnership Team is responsible for raising corporate revenue for the organization, and is committed to providing our key business unit leaders (Presidents and Executive Directors) with strategic, successful Vice President-level fundraisers who are adept at packaging programs and cultivating clients that leads to greater revenue generation that supports our organization’s broad programming portfolio.

Internships

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Financial Opportunity Corps Program Development Fellow
Multiple Locations, please see full description
The Financial Opportunity Corps Fellowship provides valuable professional development for individuals who want to expand their experience in program development, capacity-building, and problem solving—skills that Fellows will take with them in future leadership positions. Points of Light, Financial Opportunity Corps (FOC) Fellows will have an opportunity to advance their abilities and knowledge in the area of financial coaching as well as collaborate and build relationships with key community stakeholders, and network with nonprofit leadership. The FOC Fellow will be a part of the FOC team at their host site which will include an AmeriCorps VISTA member and the host site supervisor.
Daily Point of Light Award Data Admin Intern
Atlanta, GA
The Daily Point of Light Award team is seeking a highly organized individual to help implement a brand new database. You’ll be working with Salesforce legacy data to clean up records for all past Daily Point of Light Award recipients. You will also be responsible for compiling missing data on honoree. This database will eventually be integrated into an online self-serve portal system The ideal candidate is an independent worker with experience in data administration and research. The intern will work with the Daily Point of Light Award team to help determine the current and future needs of the program and will be instrumental in the primary stages of the database construction.
Pipeline Development Associate
Several Locations Available
We are seeking a team of part-time “Pipeline Development Associates” to aid in the recruitment and selection process for our next program which will launch in Spring 2016. The Associate will work independently and collaboratively with the Civic Accelerator team to develop a pipeline of qualified entrepreneur applicants and local partners, encourage strong applicants to apply, and assist in the cohort selection process. A successful Associate will become the “Civic Accelerator go-to person” for their specific region, as well as the “eyes and ears” on the ground for the Civic Accelerator Leadership Team.

Americorps Opportunities

Atlanta, GA

Points of Light is seeking VISTAs, who will be responsible to develop and maintain a local Financial Coaching Program that will provide long-term and systemic financial coaching to under resourced communities. Financial Opportunity Corps (FOC) will work within low income communities to form better money habits, ultimately increasing financial knowledge, confidence and sustainability. VISTAs will engage volunteers to support coaching delivery and long-term program sustainability. VISTAs will also recruit and engage members of the community as client beneficiaries of the financial coaching program.

Washington, DC or Atlanta, GA

Ready Corps, an AmeriCorps program implemented by Points of Light, creates disaster resilient communities by increasing preparedness of individuals and families through volunteer engagement. Ready Corps Team Leaders will serve 10-month terms beginning in April 2016. Ready Corps Team Leaders will provide direct service and train volunteer leaders to recruit and educate teams of volunteers.

Various Locations

Ready Corps, an AmeriCorps program implemented by Points of Light, creates disaster resilient communities by increasing preparedness of individuals and families through volunteer engagement. Ready Corps members will serve 10-month terms beginning in April 2016. Ready Corps members will provide direct service and train volunteer leaders to recruit and educate teams of volunteers.

Atlanta, GA
We are recruiting one VISTA Leader to work with our program staff in developing resources, providing training, and developing a strong network among the twenty national VISTAs placed across the country through this program.
Atlanta, GA
Have you served at least one year as a VISTA? Do you want to develop leadership skills while supporting VISTAs in their efforts to fight poverty and empower communities?

ServiceWorks VISTA Program members will develop a youth service and employability training program to provide professional development, networking, and project management skills, ultimately increasing employability for young adults (16‐24 year‐olds) participating in the program. VISTAs will engage volunteers to support training provision, mentorship and long‐term program sustainability.

Volunteer Opportunities

Skills Based Volunteer - Nonprofit Researcher
Atlanta, Georgia
The Points of Light Knowledge Center is seeking a skilled researcher to help provide valuable data on the nonprofit sector to assist in the development of a new Points of Light initiative. The researcher will identify and research other nonprofit organizations based on specific criteria. They will gather key information, such as contacts and current initiatives, in order to help guide and inform outreach strategies.
Skills Based Volunteer: Finance Administrative Manager
Atlanta, GA
Points of Light is searching for a talented and highly driven Skills Based Volunteer (SBV) to provide diverse administrative support to the Chief Financial and Administration Officer. The SBV Finance Administrative Manager will support the office of the CFAO and operations by planning, organizing, and implementing administrative systems, as well as assisting with monitoring budgetary and financial reports, tracking project milestones and deliverables, and performing other specific project based tasks. This volunteer position reports to the Chief Financial and Administration Officer, Points of Light Foundation.
AMERICORPS ALUMS – Individual Giving Campaign Skills-based Volunteer
Washington, DC
AmeriCorps Alums is seeking highly qualified and committed individual to design key systems to support the organization’s growth. Nearly 820,000 Americans have served as AmeriCorps members. An additional 80,000 AmeriCorps members serve each year, which means our alumni community is nearly 1 million strong. Though we are a vibrant and growing alumni community, we have never launched a systemic individual giving campaign. This year, the 20th anniversary of AmeriCorps, is a pivotal moment to engage our alumni community in opportunities to give. We are seeking a skills-based volunteer (ideally with fundraising experience) to help us launch the anniversary giving campaign.
Skills-Based Volunteer - ServiceWorks Online Translator
Atlanta, GA or remote
The ServiceWorks Online team is seeking a fluent Spanish speaker to review our online curriculum. The materials have been almost completely translated from English to Spanish. A volunteer is needed to review it for accuracy and to translate some additional worksheets and resources to expand access of our curriculum to Spanish-speaking youth!