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Individuals Who Form a Community – Cleveland, OH

Anxious. Different. Uncomfortable. Uncertain.   Entering into the new and unfamiliar community of Cleveland, Ohio, these words flooded my mind as we drove into the city. I was excited for the opportunities of growth that the week would offer, yet extremely nervous for the uncertainty that laid ahead of me. Our week would be filled [...]


Communication in Relationships – Axtell, NE

Axtell, a small town thirty-minutes out from Kearney, Nebraska—large, open fields—long-straight roads as far as the eyes can see. Here, irrigation systems stand tall like prominent statues of the land. With a population of fewer than 1,000 people, this place easily felt like family. The drive to MOSAIC at Bethphage Village was windy and cold, [...]









Paradigm Shift – Milwaukee, WI

I am extremely privileged in life. The opportunities that have been afforded to me since I was a kid, have given me countless ways to better myself professionally, intellectually, and physically. On the Milwaukee Service and Justice trip, I finally understood the real chasm between my privilege and other’s disadvantages. Failing schools, crime-ridden neighborhoods, and [...]

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Camp Quality Heartland

Michael Young ~ 402-714-5401 ~ michael.young@campqualityusa.org The mission of Camp Quality USA is to establish and sustain nationwide community-based camping experiences and ongoing support programs for children with cancer and their families. More than 10,000 children are diagnosed with cancer every year. Countless numbers of families struggle with the physical, emotional and financial drains of [...]


As CRS Global Campus, Creighton opening new outlets for service and justice

Thinking globally while acting locally has always been a critical component of the mission for Creighton University’s Schlegel Center for Service and Justice. Last year, Creighton University became one of Catholic Relief Services’ 12 Global Campuses, a designation recognizing Creighton’s significant outreach and fundraising when it comes to coming alongside refugees, migrants, the poor and other [...]

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Omaha Public Schools | Migrant Education Program

Glenn Simonsen ~402-898-9145 ~ Glenn.Simonsen@ops.org Volunteer opportunities include teaching one on one or helping a classroom teacher at Yates Community Center, or provide semester-long in home tutoring/ homework help for children of immigrant families. Volunteers must complete an OPS volunteer application: https://omaha.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=5297


Omaha Public Schools | Yates Community Center

Veronica Hill ~ (402) 898-9145 ~Veronica.Hill@ops.org 3260 Davenport Street Omaha, NE 68131   The Yates Community Center mission is to teach refugees, immigrants, and other community members skills that will help them be successful in the Omaha Community. Yates Community Centers offers: • ESL Classes: Conversational English and Citizenship Class • Sewing Classes: Students learn [...]


SAVE Program

Lyndsee Shively, Program Director ~  (402) 339-1291~ lyndsee@saveprogram.org http://saveprogram.org/programs/amp/ SAVE Program is a non-profit organization which provides on-campus tutoring and mentoring to underserved youth in the Omaha metro area.  Our Academic Mentoring Program is partnered with Creighton University’s Intercultural Center and meet on campus in the Harper Center six times/semester (12/year).  We will be serving [...]


Omaha Economic Development Corporation (OEDC)

Terri Sanders ~ 402.346.2300  ~ TSanders@oedc.info http://oedc.info/   OEDC strengthens the quality of life in North Omaha and for its residents through comprehensive economic opportunities and community development. We invest in people and projects. Our goals are to: Provide a greater diversity of housing choices, including market-rate and mixed-use options for area residents; Drive overall [...]


MENTOR Nebraska

Whitney Baker ~ (402)-715-4164 ~ whitney@mentornebraska.org 6173 Center Street Omaha, NE 68106 ~ MENTORNebraska.org MENTOR Nebraska is an umbrella organization that can connect you to one of their many partners to find your perfect fit to mentor an Omaha youth. Member programs include 100 Black Men, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Girls Inc., The Hope Center for [...]


CHI Health | Community Link

Eliticia Vieyra ~ 402-717-1056 ~ eliticia.vieyra@alegent.org Community Link is a program working with CHI Health that connects eligible patients with the needed resources to address social determinants of health (food insecurity, transportation and etc) for the purpose of improving health outcomes.  We are looking for student volunteers who would be interested in our Student Advocate [...]