Delores Morton is the president of Points of Light’s Programs Division where she is responsible for developing program initiatives and models to address the organizations core impact areas – education, economy, environment, and emergency response and preparedness, and veterans and military families.
Prior to joining to Points of Light, Delores served as the Director of the Center for Nonprofit Resources at Volunteer Baton Rouge, Executive Director of the Louisiana Association for Community Economic Development, and the Chair of the Mid South Collaborative for Nonprofit development. Delores holds an undergraduate degree in English Literature from Louisiana State University and a graduate degree in Human Resource from University of Phoenix.
She began her career in the nonprofit sector in 1994 as an AmeriCorps Member and is recognized for her expertise in supporting nonprofit effectiveness, designing and implementation of systems for knowledge management and development, and the design and delivery of training programs. Delores joined the Points of Light team in 2003 since then, she developed training and consulting practice to support nonprofits, government entities and companies to build and improve volunteer engagement strategies, managed national service programs, and provided strategic direction and vision for the National Conference on Volunteering and Service.
When baseball is not in season, Delores enjoys reading graphic novels, or playing video games with her husband and 3 children. She also provides support as a board member to several community nonprofits, a volunteer leader in her local Atlanta community, serves as an editor for Charity Channel News and has lectured in civic engagement as a part of the Bonner Scholars Programs at Spelman College and Morehouse College.