Job Opportunities

Atlanta, Georgia

The Senior Vice President of Events will be central to managing the organizational priorities and managing relationships with a wide range of external partners, funders, key stakeholders and internal staff. This position is critical in keeping public-facing events and special projects on task and within budget while managing partner and staff expectations.

Atlanta, Georgia

Points of Light seeks a highly motivated, extremely organized people person with international work experience to support Points of Light’s roles as administrator of the Women of Worth program. The Recognition Manager will act as a conduit between multiple internal departments and external agencies to facilitate the long-term growth, refinement and impact of the Women of Worth program and its Honorees.

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 Vice President, Corporate Partnerships – a strategic and innovative individual to lead the development of relationships and financial support from a portfolio of external facing corporate prospects – enabling these divisions to meet program and revenue goals, while also supporting the organization’s broader fundraising goals. They will be assigned to a Product portfolio, becoming a subject matter expert for the Corporate Partnerships team. Business unit leaders and the Corporate Partnerships team share revenue responsibility for the assigned portfolio of Products. The Vice President’s Product portfolio may be modified from time-to-time. This is a leadership position based in Atlanta. The position is critical to Points of Light’s mission to ignite a new spirit of service and civic engagement across the world.

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.


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We are now recruiting for fall internships! Apply today!
Events Intern
Atlanta, GA
Points of Light's Conference on Volunteering and Service is the largest service-related convening of nonprofit, government, business and civic leaders in the world. Each year, thousands of people who really care about the future of volunteer service convene in one place - to learn from, share with and get inspired by one another- to work together to increase the number of volunteers in the world and the impact of the work they do. The Events Intern will assist senior event managers with specific task associated with the Conference on Volunteering & Service. This will include quality and completeness of program data for conference attendees, and exhibitors.
Marketing Intern
Atlanta, GA
The marketing intern will work collaboratively with the Points of Light marketing team. Some of the general tasks he or she will be responsible for include contributing to email marketing activities, including some database research and data input, as well as supporting events and meetings of the marketing team. Responsibilities will also include creating a content library showcasing best-in-class templates for Points of Light’s standard communications and contributions to the Daily News Digest email newsletter including updates to the editorial calendar and writing and editing stories.
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.
Disaster Services Intern
Atlanta, GA
The Points of Light Disaster Services team is looking for a detail oriented problem solver with excellent marketing skills. This internship will provide a rich, hands-on experience that will give the selected candidate a deeper understanding of the disaster arena, program development, and organizational skills.
Digital Marketing Intern
Washington, DC
This internship is ideal for someone who is interested in furthering his or her education and experience in the world of digital marketing. This internship in our Washington, D.C. office will provide exposure to various aspects of digital media that may include, but are not limited to: social media, search engine marketing, organic search engine optimization, and web publishing and analytics. Learning objectives are achieved through training, observation, and “learning-by-doing” under close supervision with constructive feedback.
Communications Intern
Washington, DC
Do you know how to make a 300-word blog post sing? A press release? A Facebook post? Points of Light is looking for an energetic person to fill an internship position in our Washington, D.C., office. This is a rich, hands-on experience that will give the selected candidate the opportunity to work with the Marketing and Communications team to develop a deeper understanding of communications strategy and messaging.
Corporate Institute Intern
Washington, DC
The Corporate Institute Intern at Points of Light (DC Office) will work directly with the Corporate Institute Coordinator. This person will have the opportunity to work on exciting projects like developing case studies of high impact corporate volunteering, blogging about sector trends, 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, social media, journalism, volunteerism and social impact to break into the field and gain professional experience
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 Design Intern
New York, NY
The generationOn Design Intern will support the design of print and digital materials. This position is a great opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to gain experience in the youth service field and get a chance to apply design skills to a range of projects.
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 Fall 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.