Job Opportunities

Atlanta, GA

The Recognition department at Points of Light seeks a Program Coordinator to support core and external programs. The ideal candidate should have exceptional project management, communication and organizational skills. This position reports to the Daily Point of Light Award Recognition Program Manager, and will work closely with other Managers and the Vice President of Recognition as a member of a lean, high energy team. The start date for this position is April 1 and the position is funded through September 30, with an opportunity for renewal.

Atlanta, Georgia

The Development Department Coordinator manages all aspects of gift tracking and stewardship for contributed revenue–including gift recording and reporting, finance integration, stewardship activities, data management and CRM information systems to fulfill the annual goals of the department.

Atlanta, GA or Washington, DC

The Vice President, Corporate and Foundation Partnerships will provide strategic leadership, organize and deploy Points of Light’s resources to broaden and deepen support from corporate partners and 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 an overall fundraising 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 or Washington, DC and fuel the organization’s capacity to ignite a new spirit of service and civic engagement across the world. 

Atlanta, GA or New York City

generationOn, Points of Light’s Youth and Family division, seeks a Director to deepen, expand and launch programs dedicated to engaging families across the country in more and better volunteer service.

The ideal candidate will have a strong background in program development, project and event management, facility with analytics and measurement and exceptional partnership and relationship building skills. This position will collaborate with POL departments and external partners and stakeholders. This position reports to the Vice President of generationOn and will work closely with the Chief Strategy and Engagement Officer and the generationOn staff as a member of a lean, high-energy and fast-moving team.

Atlanta or Washington, D.C.

The coordinator supports the department on all major campaigns, events and initiatives, actively contributing to the development and implementation of marketing and communications plans and managing logistics to keep the department running smoothly. He/she manages the social media accounts, email marketing and newsletters for Points of Light and its youth division, generationOn; writes and edits blogs, news releases and social media posts; assists in the development of other marketing and communications materials and assists with PR campaigns and media outreach.

Atlanta, Georgia

The Civic Innovation division in Points of Light seeks a Program Coordinator to support programs and initiatives that develop new ways for more people to address social and environmental issues.  A priority focus will be to support entrepreneur engagement activities for the Civic Accelerator, a 12-week startup boot camp and investment fund launched in 2012, and related custom accelerators for philanthropic partners.


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Corporate Institute Intern
Washington, DC

Position Summary: The Corporate Institute Intern at Points of Light (DC Office) will work directly with the Corporate Institute Senior Coordinator. This person will have the opportunity to work on exciting projects such assisting in event planning for the upcoming Conference on Volunteering and Service, developing a weekly best of corporate social responsibility research for Points of Light leadership and key partners, and generally supporting the communications and marketing efforts of the Corporate Institute. This is an excellent opportunity for students interested in corporate social responsibility, event planning, marketing, volunteerism and social impact to break into the field and gain professional experience. Responsibilities will include:

• Assisting in event planning endeavors for multiple upcoming corporate meetings through event logistics, speaker preparation, material creation, and recruitment (65%)

• Supporting storytelling and social media aspects of Corporate Institute initiatives such as the Civic 50, a survey that ranks and recognizes the 50 most community-minded companies in the country (35%)

Time Commitment: 15 – 20 hours per week

Expected Start Date: May 2018

Duration: Approximately 3 months

Americorps Opportunities

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.