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Catholic Charities

Catholic Charities has a rich tradition of serving and advocating for Omaha and greater Nebraska’s voiceless, hungry, addicted, abused and forgotten people regardless of race, religion, age or income. They currently have more than 12 locations and 56 programs which are constantly evolving to meet the increasing demands of our community. To learn more or [...]

Children’s Hospital and Medical Center

Angela Loyd ~ (402) 955-4010 ext. 2 ~ 8200 Dodge St., Omaha, NE 68114 Volunteer opportunities may include playing with children or siblings, providing support for family members, assisting at the information desk, gift shop, visiting with families in the surgery waiting area, taking on special projects and much more. All volunteers are asked to [...]

Physical Labor

(Click to learn about volunteer opportunities.) The Big Garden (a program of United Methodist Ministries) City Sprouts Community Garden Community Bike Project Omaha Habitat for Humanity of Council Bluffs and the Creighton Chapter Habitat for Humanity Habitat for Humanity of Omaha Habitat for Humanity of Sarpy County Hitchcock Nature Center Keep Omaha Beautiful, Inc. Omaha [...]

American Red Cross Omaha/Council Bluffs Metro

Barby Clark~ (402)803-8430 ~ 2912 S 80th Ave, Omaha, NE 68124 ~ Volunteers Opportunities include:  responding to local disasters such as house fires; organizing and participating in neighborhood smoke alarm installations; helping educate the community about the services and support provided by the American Red Cross; and more! Types of Service: Assistance with daily [...]

Ollie Webb Center, Inc.

Lisa Dougherty ~ (402) 346-5220 ~ Alexa Edwards, Best Buddies Chapter Director ~ 1941 South 42nd St, Suite 122, Omaha, NE  68105 ~ Ollie Webb Center, Inc.’s mission is to enrich the lives of individuals with developmental disabilities and their families through support, programs, and advocacy.  Volunteer opportunities include: assisting with child care (for children [...]

Assumption-Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church, Catholic Faith Formation Program

Marcela Cervantes ~ (402) 738-8240 ~ 4930 So 23rd St, 2nd Floor, Omaha, NE 68107 ~    We are in need of volunteer Catechists to teach First Communion classes for grades 3-6 in English on Saturday mornings from 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM at either Assumption School on 22nd & U St. or St. [...]

Alegent Creighton Health

Lori Bartlett – (402) 449-5368 601 North 30th Street  Omaha, NE 68131 CHI  Health CUMC campus needs volunteers for several areas of the hospital. Most of our needs are for the Gift Shop, Central Supply/Receiving, Admitting, and Dining Room Services.  However, we do have several openings in the Nursing units, Patient Transport, Pharmacy (NE [...]

ALS in the Heartland

Tammy Stalzer ~ (402) 592-2374 ~ 1320 S. 119th St, Omaha, NE 68144 ~   ALS in the Heartland is based in Omaha & provides services to patients, caregivers & family members throughout Nebraska & western Iowa who are affected by Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, or Lou Gehrig’s disease. Services provided are in-home consultation, community [...]

The Alzheimer’s Association

Melanie Roberts, Administrative Assistant  ~ ~ 402(502)-4300 11711 Arbor St., Ste. 110 Omaha, NE 68144 ~   The Alzheimer’s Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care, support and research. Our mission is to eliminate Alzheimer’s disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and [...]

AseraCare Hospices of Omaha and Council Bluffs

Omaha Location: Kelly Keller ~ (402) 926-2680 ~ 8710 Fredrick St, Omaha, NE 68124 ~ Council Bluffs Location: Jen Kesterson ~ 712-823-3959 ~ 2000 West Broadway Council Bluffs IA 51503 We are seeking volunteers for a variety of roles at AseraCare Hospice. As a volunteer, you can with direct patient support or administrative support. [...]

Benson Area Refugee Task Force (BART)

Janet Gilcrest, BART chair ~ ~ (402) 990-4360 5410 Corby St., Omaha, NE 68104 ~   The Benson Area Refugee Taskforce, BART, is a group of volunteers from Benson who work with refugees. We provide citizenship tutoring to refugees. Furthermore, we have clothing drives throughout the year for our 3 times a year Clothes Closets for refugee [...]

The Big Garden (a program of United Methodist Ministries)

Jaimee Trobough~ (402) 898-9862 ~ 5602 Read Street Omaha, NE 68152 ~ We are a network of 150+ community gardens in metro-Omaha, greater Nebraska, Kansas, and Southwest Iowa. We work to reduce hunger and build community by teaching people to grow, cook, and preserve their own food. We need volunteers at our urban campus near 56th [...]

City Sprouts Omaha

Shannon Gennardo, Community Engagement Coordinator ~ ~402-707-2860 4002 Seward St. Omaha, NE 68111 ~   Volunteers are needed year round to assist in the gardens, farm, and education center: weeding, watering, planting and harvesting, painting, organizing, building projects, etc. Opportunities change with the season, with spring, summer and fall having the highest need. Hours are flexible. The [...]

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Midlands

Brad Kirshenbaum ~ (402) 504-4719 10831 Old Mill Road, Ste 400, Omaha, NE 68154 Be a friend to a child who needs your support and enjoy doing things together out in the community a few times a month. Children ages 7-14 years are enrolled by their parent or legal guardian. The program matches a professionally screened [...]

Boys Town

Thomas Lynch, Director of Community Programs  ~ ~ 402-498-1186 14057 Flanagan Blvd., Boys Town, NE 68010 ~   Boys Town invites you to play a special role in the lives of our special needs children through mentoring and volunteer group projects. Mentors help our students improve their reading and math skills. Group volunteer projects include [...]

Boys & Girls Clubs of the Midlands

Adrial Mitchell, Volunteer Coordinator ~ ~ (402) 932-6477 x3530 2610 Hamilton, Omaha, NE  68131 ~ Volunteers are needed at: North Omaha, South Omaha, Carter Lake, Council Bluffs, Westside Clubs or Mount View, Morton and King Science_Clubs._The North and South sites also have Late Night programs with late evening hours._Tutoring, recreation, coaching, arts & crafts, office assistants & [...]

Colleges Against Cancer

Creighton Representative: Alanna Vance  ~ Colleges Against Cancer (CAC) is a nationwide collaboration of college students, faculty, and staff dedicated to eliminating cancer by working to implement the programs and mission of the American Cancer Society. With hundreds of chapters nationwide, CAC is showing the world that young people care and want to make a [...]

Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA)

Deanna Wagner, Recruitment Coordinator ~ ~ (402) 932-5683 2412 St. Mary’s Ave, Omaha, NE 68105 ~   When home is no longer safe for a child, and the child must enter the foster care system, a judge may appoint a committed volunteer called a CASA or Court Appointed Special Advocate®. The CASA volunteerÔæïs focus is [...]

Child Saving Institute

Anna Willey ~ 402-504-3664 ~ 4545 Dodge St, Omaha, NE 68132 ~ Child Saving Institute provides a safe haven and healing for thousands of innocent young victims of family crisis, neglect and abuse. We offer the vital services necessary to make at-risk children safe and fractured families whole through programs such as early childhood education, [...]

Children’s Square USA

Kathy Peterson ~ (712) 322-3700 ext. 5826 ~ North 6th & Ave E, Council Bluffs, IA  51502 ~ Children’s Square, USA offers a variety of volunteer opportunities and internships including: tutoring, campus projects, enrichment programs, etc. Volunteer opportunities are available assisting youth in our Shelter, residential, and childcare program. Volunteers are also needed [...]

Completely Kids

Lacey Locklear ~ ~ 402-397-5809 ext. 229 2566 St. Mary’s Ave, Omaha, NE 68105 ~ Completely Kids needs volunteers to build caring, confident youth and future leaders. Volunteers are needed to work with youth Monday through Friday in our after school programs at elementary and middle schools and evening programs in area homeless shelters. We are looking [...]

ENCAP – Eastern Nebraska Community Action Partnership

Meredith Metcalf, Deputy Director ~ 402-453-5656 ext. 227 ~ 2406 Fowler Avenue Omaha, NE 68111 ~   1 in 8 Nebraskans is food insecure, and many of those are seniors. Eastern Nebraska Community Action Partnership’s (ENCAP) Nutrition Center provides food boxes to seniors in Omaha and across Douglas and Sarpy Counties. We need your help to [...]

ENOA (Eastern Nebraska Office on Aging)

Karen Kelly, Program Coordinator ~ (402) 444-6536 ~ 4780 South 131st Street Omaha, NE 68137 ~   Programs available to volunteers include the SeniorHelp Program, Ombudsman Advocates, and Home Delivered Meals. The ENOA can also provide groups, as well as individual volunteers with various projects. Days and times are flexible so please call for more information.

Essential Pregnancy Services

Susie ~ ~ 402-554-0121 ~ Benson Area               6220 Maple St., Omaha NE    68104 Maple Village              3029 N 93rd St., Omaha NE  68134 Bellevue                      908 W. Mission Ave., Bellevue, NE 68005 EPS is dedicated to helping expectant women and parenting families make life-affirming choices for themselves and their children through medical services, education, professional counseling, [...]

Habitat for Humanity of Omaha

Jenny Schroeder, Volunteer Services Manager ~ 402-457-5657 ~ 1701 N 24th Street Omaha, NE 68110 ~    Habitat for Humanity builds housing in partnership with low-income families. Volunteers are needed for construction work, vacant lot clean up, working at the Habitat ReStore, and in our office. Hours are flexible between 8:30am – 3:30pm, [...]