Job Opportunities

Atlanta, GA or Washington, D.C.

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, 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, 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.

New York, New York

Points of Light seeks a Vice President to lead the operational framework and programmatic execution for generationON, our youth and family division. The successful candidate will contribute to strategic planning, program and metrics goal setting, implementation, outcome measurement and reporting and funding for Points of Light’s youth and family volunteer efforts; reporting to the new Chief Administrative Officer of Points of Light.

The successful candidate will be a dynamic, entrepreneurial, and experienced program architect and manager who is passionate about the opportunity that the youth and family service sector has to make significant contributions to long term community stabilization and resiliency.

New York

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, GA or Washington, D.C.

The 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 to successfully plan and deliver special events and an annual conference. This position is critical in keeping public-facing events and special projects on task and within budget while managing partner, board and staff expectations.

This position also requires a person with experience designing a variety of events from concept to execution, with an understanding of print and collateral development, media coordination and how to deliver events on time and on budget that meet stated participation and behavior goals.

Atlanta, Georgia

Points of Light is seeking a bright and experienced individual with a strong accounting background to join our finance team as Controller.  The Controller works with the CFO to ensure internal controls and accuracy in all aspects of financial management for a $25 million annual operating budget including accounting, internal and external reporting, audits, monitoring of cash flow, all banking functions and other requirements specific to non-profit accounting. This position requires a conceptual understanding and professional experience in non-profit accounting practices in order to work on complex assignments with a high degree of independence. 

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.