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Job Opportunities

Atlanta, GA
Under the limited direction of and in collaboration with the Vice President of Finance and Accounting, the Senior Accounting Manager is responsible for accounts receivable and revenue recognition and reporting as well as excellent customer service and fostering a culture of team work.
Atlanta, GA
The Senior Director of Digital Media Strategy will develop and implement Points of Light’s social media campaigns, collaborate with our program and development teams on digital campaigns, and provide high-level strategic and communications support to our public relations and marketing campaigns. Our goal is to increase the number of volunteers in the world and the impact of the work they do. Our work -- and our digital campaigns -- support veterans, education, emergency preparedness and disaster recovery, the environment, job readiness, national days of service, holiday toy drives, galas and fundraisers, award-winning volunteers with lessons to share, and much more.
Atlanta, GA preferred; Washington, DC considered
Points of Light’s Veteran Leader Corps, an AmeriCorps program, works in local communities across America to address the most common challenges facing veterans by transforming goodwill into service. The members of the Veteran Leader Corps leverage the power of volunteers — civilians and veterans alike — to help tens of thousands of returning veterans meet reintegration challenges, from housing to health care, and from education to employment.

Members serve within Community Blueprint host organization sites. The Community Blueprint is a conglomerate of local community tools, best practices and framework to help foster coordination and collaboration so that all veterans, military members and their families can get the help they need to be successful.
Atlanta, GA preferred; Washington, DC considered
Points of Light’s Veteran Leader Corps, an AmeriCorps program, works in local communities across America to address the most common challenges facing veterans by transforming goodwill into service. The members of the Veteran Leader Corps leverage the power of volunteers — civilians and veterans alike — to help tens of thousands of returning veterans meet reintegration challenges, from housing to health care, and from education to employment.

The selected individuals serve within Community Blueprint host organization sites. The Community Blueprint is a conglomerate of local community tools, best practices and framework to help foster coordination and collaboration so that all veterans, military members and their families can get the help they need to be successful.
Atlanta, Georgia or Washington, DC
The Corporate Institute Executive Director is a crucial role that will lead, strengthen and expand Points of Light’s corporate engagement strategies. Corporations helped to build the national service movement and are critical partners to engage individuals in their communities and in funding our mission and work. Reporting to the Chief Strategy Officer and President, Action Networks the successful candidate will drive the strategic vision and tactical execution of four distinct but integrated areas of our corporate partnership work.
New York, NY

Do you believe that innovation drives results and passion overcomes obstacles? Then join a fast-paced, mission-driven organization with a decidedly entrepreneurial spirit.

New York, NY

Do you believe that innovation drives results and passion overcomes obstacles? Then join a fast-paced, mission-driven organization with a decidedly entrepreneurial spirit.

Atlanta, GA

Do you believe that innovation drives results and passion overcomes obstacles? Then join a fast-paced, mission-driven organization with a decidedly entrepreneurial spirit.

Atlanta, GA
The Vice President may be specifically assigned to work with one or more of POL’s business leaders and serve as the development subject matter expert for these “Products”. 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, with a focus currently on supporting the Programs Division which may include some or all of the following Products - education, veterans (co-lead), recognition, and training and consulting. 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, GA
Do you have a passion for making a difference in the world? Do you believe that innovation drives results? Then join a fast-paced, mission-driven global organization with an entrepreneurial spirit.
Atlanta, GA
Provide leadership, initiative and direction to the federal grants team in compliant administration - programmatic and financial - of all federal, corporate and international grants. This includes developing grant application, budget development, allocation of grant funds to sub-recipients, prioritizing objectives and programmatic commitments, monitoring financial and programmatic activities and ultimately providing final reports documenting use of funds and programmatic achievements.
Atlanta, Georgia preferred, Washington, DC and New York, NY 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. This position is in the Evaluation and Performance Measurement department and reports directly to the Vice President of Evaluation and Performance Measurement.

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, SkyDrive 2013, and more. Prior knowledge of these applications is a plus, but can training will also be offered in these areas.
Marketing & Events Intern, A Billion + Change
Washington, DC
Our Intern will work directly with and supporting the Billion + Change team, the Vice President, Corporate Initiatives, and the Marketing Manager, Corporate Institute as we implement the next phase of our campaign strategy that includes working with corporate partners, associations, non-profits and civic groups to identify and engage companies to take the pledge and complete pro bono projects. An intern can expect a campaign environment that includes supporting key marketing and communications initiatives including social media strategy and special event support
Military Initiatives Intern
Washington, DC
The POL DC office is looking for a detail oriented problem solver with excellent research skills. This internship will provide a rich, hands-on experience that will give the selected candidate a deeper understanding of coalition building, program development and monitoring and evaluation processes. The intern will assist our Military Initiatives team in various ways, including:
  • Proofreading
  • Researching potential partnerships
  • Developing resources for internal and external communications
  • Coordinating deliverables from existing and new partners
  • Coordinating logistics for a national program
Civic Accelerator Pipeline Development Associate
Nationwide
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 October 2014. 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

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

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.