Job Opportunities

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.
New York, NY
This position works closely with the Director of Campaigns and Days of Service for a 4-5 month term to conduct outreach and build national and regional partnerships to increase participation in upcoming campaigns and days of service and manage and plan events.
Atlanta, GA

The temporary Knowledge Center Coordinator provides general support to the Training and Consulting department and serves as project manager for special projects. The Coordinator provides administrative support for the Training and Consulting Department, including serving as a Salesforce “super user”. The Coordinator will support Service Enterprise Hubs, coordinate mailings and communications, apply general administrative skills, and support special projects as necessary assigned by the Director.

This position reports to the Director of Training and Consulting Programs and collaborates with staff from other division within Points of Light and action networks.

Atlanta, GA
Points of Light is seeking a Chief Marketing and Communications Officer to oversee and manage marketing and communications for Points of Light. This includes marketing of the organizations’ programs and events through multiple channels, cause marketing, strategic and corporate communications, media and public relations, brand development and design.
Atlanta, GA
The Vice President of Marketing reports to the Chief Marketing and Communications Officer, and works in close partnership with the Vice President of Communications.
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.
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.

Internships

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Training and Consulting Administrative Intern
Atlanta, GA
  • Provide communication support to external organizations on behalf of the department
  • Provide general support to the training and consulting department
  • Support special fee-for-service consulting projects
  • Maintain regular training evaluation and accomplishment data
  • Perform a variety of administrative tasks including contract execution, travel prepara-tions, gathering report data, fulfilling client requests
Instructional Design Specialist
Atlanta, GA
Points of Light is seeking an experienced and knowledgeable individual to develop Points of Light’s Instructional Design initiatives. In line with Points of Light’s mission, the chosen Specialist will develop online resources that focus on putting people in the center of change as well as inspiring, equipping, and mobilizing people to take action that changes the world. The chosen Specialist will gain applicable work-field skills, the opportunity to network with nonprofit professionals, and managerial experience of a major project.
Read Across the Globe (RAG) Intern
Atlanta, GA
The RAG Intern will join a vibrant team made up of Points of Light staff from various departments to help execute a massive Read-A-Thon on October, 19th, 2015. Weekly team meetings, note-taking, google doc updates (including Gantt Charts, Excel, and Word) to keep our lists of partners updated for the teams’ access, will be on the agenda as we check off many daily tasks leading up to the event, which includes an attempt to break the Guinness Book of World records. In addition to supporting the Project Manager daily/weekly, the RAG intern will be the Project Coordinator of a mini-event held in Atlanta in October, 19th, 2015. We will have a special reading of the book 14 Cows for America by its author, Carmen Deedy. The illustrator will also attend and share his original artwork. This reading event will be shared live at our national volunteer conference as a part of our marketing campaign for Read Across the Globe and serve as one of our “media moments.”
generationOn Campaigns Intern
New York, NY
generationOn seeks an organized, articulate, and reliable individual to assist with event planning, outreach, and communications for generationOn signature days of service and national campaigns including Family Volunteer Day, Joy Maker Challenge and our spring Make Your Mark campaign.
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 structured 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.
generationOn Research and Evaluation Intern
New York, NY
The generationOn Research and Evaluation Intern will support research, data analysis and evaluation for our core program areas. This position is a great opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to gain experience in the youth service field and in program evaluation and data analysis.
generationOn Youth Leadership Intern
New York, NY
The generationOn Youth Leadership Intern will support core generationOn programs, including our signature youth leadership training goLEAD and a central recognition program, Hasbro Community Action Heroes. This position is a great opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to gain experience in the youth service field and in program development and administration.
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 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 that will give the selected candidate a deeper understanding of communications strategy and messaging. The intern will assist our Marketing/Communications team in various ways, including: writing blog posts and press releases; contributing to our social media pages; proofreading; assisting members of the media; and developing resources for internal and external communications.
Corporate Institute Intern, Points of Light
Washington, D.C.
Do you know how to make a 300-word blog post sing? A Facebook post? A tweet? Points of Light 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 that will give the selected candidate a deeper understanding of communications strategy and messaging. The intern will assist our Marketing/Communications team in various ways, including: writing blog posts and press releases; contributing to our social media pages; proofreading; assisting members of the media; and developing resources for internal and external communications.
Brighter Futures Fellowship Program- Fellowship Opening
Atlanta, GA

Points of Light believes it's possible to build a network of volunteers that work to ensure all children have brighter futures.  By engaging communities and schools and equipping volunteers with quality educational resources, every student can be prepared to succeed. 

Americorps Opportunities

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
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.