Job Opportunities

Atlanta, GA
Points of Light is seeking a dynamic, strategic leader to support the communications efforts for ServiceWorks. ServiceWorks is a three-year effort to help thousands of at-risk youth and young adults (age 16-24) develop the skills they need to prepare for college and careers. The program, which will deploy 225 national service members in 10 cities, engages youth in service and is building a targeted and sustained volunteer response to the crisis of low college and career attainment.
Atlanta, GA
The Manager, Economic Opportunity Programs supports the successful execution and development of new national economic opportunity programs that support financial stability and capability for low- and moderate-income individuals and families. This position will focus mostly on the launch of the Financial Opportunity Corps, a financial coaching program that utilizes AmeriCorps*VISTA members in 14 locations throughout the country. The Manager will be responsible for compliance and tracking within AmeriCorps*VISTA regulations. This may involve financial and/or administrative support to ensure requirements are met. The position provides a unique opportunity to learn the inner workings of a national program while also supporting local, grassroots efforts. Some travel required.
Atlanta, GA
Responsible for the coordination of administrative functions for the Human Resources Department. Incumbent will participate in the administration of staffing, salary, training and benefits program and Points of Light’s Talent Management. Incumbent will be responsible for areas of performance management and training as assigned. Incumbent must assure that the Points of Light’s HR guiding principles are adhered to in carrying out the duties and responsibilities of this position. These include having a focused and disciplined approach with an eye toward compliance with HR policies, regulations, laws and other Points of Light procedures, driving for results, delivering excellent customer service, emphasizing communication, recognition, teamwork and collaboration, seeking ways to support and develop standardized processes and common procedures, and an unwavering attention to growth and development in self and internal clients.
Atlanta, GA
POL is seeking a highly organized, dynamic, and strategic leader to serve as a Program Manager for a new public-private partnership with Citi Foundation, Points of Light, and the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS). ServiceWorks –powered by the AmeriCorps, the Citi Foundation and Points of Light –is a groundbreaking, national program that uses volunteer service as a strategy to help 25,000 low-income youth and young adults in 10 cities develop the skills they need to prepare for college and careers. The program, which will deploy 225 AmeriCorps members over three years, will engage young adults, age 16-24, in service and build a large-scale volunteer response to the crisis of low college and career attainment.
Atlanta, GA
The Executive Assistant is responsible for the maintenance of a wide range of administrative and support services to ensure the efficiency of the CSO/President, Action Networks, and the President, Civic Incubator, as well as their respective divisions overall. This includes managing the Presidents’ extremely active schedules, expense reports, timesheets, staffing the divisions, driving the development of processes and systems that improve performance and effectiveness across the Divisions, as well as specific project based tasks. The position will report to both the CSO/President, Action Networks and the President, Civic Incubator (the Presidents).
Atlanta, GA
The Director of Individual Giving will lead and manage fundraising efforts to develop and grow relationships with individual donors of all levels. Through these efforts, the Director will work with the Chief Development Officer and senior team to solidify an individual giving strategy, raise awareness of Points of Light, deepen understanding of our efforts and our theory of change, and increase donations from individuals across the country. This position will have a particular emphasis on major donor partnerships, fundraising events, and developing new revenue streams. The Director is responsible for annual fund-raising goals associated with these activities as assigned by the Chief Development Officer.

Internships

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Technology Intern
Atlanta, GA
Intern will assist the Technology Director in providing hands‐on technical support to local and remote staff including but not limited to network connectivity, Microsoft Office 365 support, SharePoint 2013, Lync 2013, OneDrive 2013, and more. Prior knowledge of these applications is a plus, but can training will also be offered in these areas.
Corporate Institute Marketing/Communications Intern
Washington, D.C.
Do you know how to make a 300-word blog post sing? A Facebook post? A tweet? Points of Light Corporate Institute is looking for an energetic person - part storyteller, part social media whiz - to fill an internship position in our Washington,D.C., office. This is a rich, hands-on experience for students interested in applying their communications and writing skills to corporate social responsibility and will give the selected candidate a deeper understanding of communications strategy and messaging. The Corporate Institute MarComms Intern at Points of Light (DC Office) will be working directly with and supporting the Vice President,Corporate Initiatives.
Corporate Institute Intern, Points of Light
Washington, D.C.
The Corporate Institute Intern at Points of Light (DC Office) will be working directly with and supporting the Manager, Corporate Services and Vice President, Corporate Strategy. The Corporate Institute intern will gain invaluable experience in all aspects of communications, event management, data analysis and customer service. The intern will also assist in scheduling meetings, and preparing member communications as needed. The intern will have the opportunity to work on special projects directly with the Manager, Corporate Services with wide latitude for leadership. This is a great opportunity for students interested in corporate social responsibility and volunteerism to break into the field and gain professional experience.
Financial Planning & Analysis Intern
Atlanta, GA
The internship will provide experience in Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A). The FP&A Intern will gain exposure to reporting and analysis in support of the annual budgeting process, strategic plan, monthly financial statement analysis, cash flow analysis, and board presentations. During the entire internship, the candidate will also be responsible for a special project related to Profit Margin.
Corporate Partnerships Intern
Atlanta, GA
Join the Corporate Partnerships team for a summer internship. This team is responsible for raising funds for the organization and successfully engaging Fortune 100/500 clients in our work. Points of Light hosts the largest Conference in the world focused on volunteering and service. We are seeking a summer intern who will specifically support Conference sponsor management and fulfillment. Major functions and skills required include project management, account management, and some marketing and communications outreach. Your work will contribute to the development of partnership materials, sponsor management and fulfillment, and some research and analysis and data management, as well as other related and comparable duties as assigned.
Daily Point of Light Award Program Intern
Atlanta, GA
Are you obsessed with finding the next big story and then telling everyone you know about it? Are you someone that walks into a room and doesn’t leave without making a few new friends? Points of Light is seeking an energetic individual with a nose for news to fill an internship position with our Daily Point of Light Award program in our Atlanta, Georgia, office.

Americorps Opportunities

Washington, DC
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.
Washington, DC
The Military Initiatives eLearning and Outreach Specialist will build Community Blueprint Network (CBN) tools and connections and make them available to military and veterans support organizations and nonprofit civilian organizations who serve and mobilize veterans, military service members and their families in poverty or at risk of poverty. Specific duties include developing e-learning series (1) on volunteer management basics for volunteer service leaders of military and veteran organizations and (2) on veteran and military topics for community leaders serving the veteran/military population. Additionally they will assist CBN partners and communities in organizing and delivering service projects for veterans, service members and, their families with the involvement of general community members. The assignments require strong communication skills (written and verbal), initiative, task order skills and a commitment to veterans.
Washington, DC
Each Military Initiatives Subject Matter Specialist will build Community Blueprint Network (CBN) tools and connections and make them available to military and veterans support organizations and nonprofit civilian organizations who serve and mobilize veterans, military service members and their families in poverty or at risk of poverty. Specific duties include refreshing existing tools and resources and developing new tools and resources, contributing to an e-learning series for community volunteers, and assisting communities in using the Community Blueprint’s tools and resources. Each VISTA Member will be assigned one of four pairs of the Community Blueprint’s impact areas: 1) behavioral health, housing; 2) education, family strength; 3) employment, financial assistance and legal assistance; or 4) reintegration, volunteerism. The assignments require strong communication skills (written and oral), initiative, task order skills and a commitment to veterans.
Washington, DC
The Military Initiatives Outreach and Marketing Specialist will help assess and develop communication strategies for informing communities and partners about tools and resources available to better serve and mobilize veterans, service members and their families in poverty or at risk of poverty. They will also work with other AmeriCorps members to develop freestanding packages for communities to implement the Community Blueprint, and organize and promote involvement in national days and seasons of service. The assignments require strong communication skills (written and verbal), initiative, task order skills and a commitment to veterans.
Atlanta, GA
The Community Emergency Preparedness Corps (CEPC), an AmeriCorps National program implemented by Points of Light, creates disaster resilient communities by increasing preparedness of individuals and families through volunteer engagement. A total of 24 CEP Corps members in host sites across the country will serve 10-month terms beginning in October 2014.

Volunteer Opportunities

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.