Job Opportunities

Atlanta, GA

Points of Light is looking for a French speaking Program Coordinator to undertake a variety of administrative and program tasks in support of the Women of Worth (  program. This is a fast paced role that requires tremendous attention to detail and someone who has the organizational skills that would give a professional organizer a run for their money. We are looking for an energetic individual who thrives on deadlines and is comfortable with switching gears when necessary. This person must be comfortable working with diverse teams and excited about working with people from all walks of life.  Some travel involved; the position is based in our Atlanta, Georgia, office.

Atlanta, GA (preferred) or Washington, D.C. (considered)

Points of Light is seeking an experienced Monitoring and Evaluation Director to design and implement M&E strategies for Points of Light Business Units, with a focus on National Service and Volunteer Impact Programs. Program focus areas include Emergency Preparedness and Response, Economic Opportunity, Youth Education and Military and Veterans Support Services and include utilization of National Service, community based, and corporate volunteers for service delivery.

Atlanta, GA

The Director of Events reports to the Executive Director of Events. This leadership position requires a person with experience designing a variety of events from concept to execution, creating and managing relationships with speakers and talent to deliver events that meet stated participation and behavior goals.

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.


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Days of Service Intern
Atlanta, GA
The fall Days of Service Intern will assist in planning for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service. Dr. Martin Luther King will be honored on Monday, January 16, 2017. This national holiday continues to provide an opportunity to celebrate the legacy of a civil rights leader using citizen service as a tribute to his life of selfless action. The Days of Service Intern will be responsible for sub-granting, civic engagement programming, and other programmatic activities.
Daily Point of Light Award Fellow
Washington DC (preferred), Atlanta, GA, or remote
Are you a journalism or communications graduate student looking to build your portfolio? Are you interested in using your skills to support pivotal content creation around volunteering and service work? The Daily Point of Light Award Program at Points of Light seeks a graduate or undergraduate-level journalism and communications fellow to help us write human interest stories for Daily Point of Light Award program. This paid position is a great opportunity to produce external communications while building your portfolio. We hope to uncover stories that are not always reported upon by the mainstream media, with an end goal of inspiring our readers to give back.
generationOn Campaigns & Days of Service Intern
New York, NY
generationOn, the youth service division of Points of Light, inspires, equips and mobilizes kids and teens to make their mark on the world through volunteer service. Programs equip youth with the skills to make a difference, while also supporting the development of caring and empathy. Through service with generationOn, youth are empowered to be compassionate changemakers in their communities and the world. The Summer Intern for the Campaigns and Days of Service team will be tasked with program resource creation, social media and marketing, relationship management and outreach, rudimentary data analysis and general administrative duties.
generationOn Clubs Intern
New York, NY
The generationOn Clubs Intern will support the generationOn Clubs program, a network of groups across the country engaging kids and teens in hands-on, meaningful community service during out-of-school time. This position is a great opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to gain experience in the youth service field and in program development and administration.
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.
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

Sanford, ME or Baltimore, MA

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 - Instructional Design Volunteer
Atlanta, GA or Remote
The Instructional Design Volunteer will work to update an existing series of 6 Volunteer Management Training eCourses. The Volunteer Management Training Series equips individuals to manage high-impact volunteer programs. This volunteer will be responsible for creating new and modifying existing Articulate Storyline eCourses. The courses should be engaging and interactive, including the syncing of voice over.
Skills-Based Volunteer - Knowledge Center Administrative Volunteer
Atlanta, GA
The Knowledge Center Administrative Volunteer will assist the Knowledge Center team with data entry and SalesForce document uploading, as well as organizing files in Google Drive. This volunteer will be responsible for helping the Knowledge Center organize its digital files including: • Uploading existing contracts into SalesForce – creating new files as needed • Organizing files within the Service Enterprise Google Drive folder • Potentially some basic data entry in SalesForce
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.