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Post Grad Volunteer Discussion


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Is volunteering after graduation the right choice for you?

Find out! The Creighton Center for Service and Justice will be hosting a Tostadas Dinner Wednesday, February 12, 5:30-6:30pm in the Creighton Center for Service and Justice (Harper Center 2067). All students are welcome (seniors, sure, but also geared to younger students thinking about next steps after Creighton!)
Hear stories and ask questions of former volunteers from a variety of year-long post-graduate programs. Panelists will be able to address their own discernment process during senior year that led to post-grad volunteering, and be able to answer questions about topics including international versus domestic opportunities; taking care of finances while volunteering; the differences between programs that are and are not religiously based; and more.
This event (including tostadas) is FREE, but we’ll need an accurate count for food.
Please RSVP to Jeff Peak jeffpeak@creighton.edu or 402-280-1295 by 3 pm on Tuesday, February 11th if you plan to attend.
Please spread the word!

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Service & Justice Volunteer Fair Today!

When: Wednesday, August 28th, 1:00pm – 4:00pm
Where: Harper Center Ballroom
Why: to GET INVOLVED!

Over 70 Omaha / Council Bluffs area non-profit agencies will be on campus to talk to you about the  diverse volunteer opportunities available.  This is a great opportunity to find a volunteer site for yourself, a RSP group, residence hall floor, sorority, fraternity,  a department on campus, or group of friends. Don’t miss the only opportunity this year that all these agencies will be on campus at the same time!

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/437455402973778/

*Agencies Attending (Subject to change):

ALS in the Heartland
American Cancer Society – Colleges Against Cancer CU Chapter
American Diabetes Association
Aseracare
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Midlands
Boys and Girls Clubs of the Midlands
Catholic Charities Phoenix House
Catholic Charities Volunteer Resource Office
Charles E. Lakin Human Services Campus
Child Saving Institute
Children’s Square USA
City Sprouts
Community Bike Project Omaha
Completely Kids
Comunidad Maya Pixan Ixim
D.R.E.A.M.
Durham Museum
ENOA – Senior Help Program
Food Bank for the Heartland
Fuller Center for Housing
Girl Scouts of Greater Iowa
Girl Scouts Spirit of Nebraska
Girls, Inc.
Golden Threads
Habitat for Humanity of CB and CU Chapter H4H
Habitat for Humanity of Omaha
Habitat for Humanity of Sarpy County
Heartland Family Service
HELP Adult Services
Holy Family Lunch Program
Hope Center for Kids
HOSTS – Helping One Student to Succeed
ILAC
InCOMMON Community Development
Intercultural Senior Center
Justice for Our Neighbors
Literacy Center
Little Brothers Friends of the Elderly
Nebraska Medical Center Volunteer Services
Nebraskans for Peace
Omaha Children’s Museum
Omaha Douglas County Victim Assistance Unit
Omaha Healthy Kids Alliance
Omaha Project Linus
OneWorld Community Health Center
Omaha Street School
Partnership for Our Kids
Restored Hope
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Omaha
Salvation Army
Siena Francis House Homeless Shelter
Sierra Club
Southern Sudanese Communnity Association Omaha
Stephen Center
TeamMates
Ted E Bear Hollow
Together
UNMC Sharing Clinic
VNA
YES – Youth Emergency Services

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Post-Grad Volunteer Agencies

Agencies that have attended the Post-Grad Volunteer Fair in the past can be found in the list below. In addition to the list, a helpful searchable database of faith-based programs is maintained by the Catholic Volunteer Network. Another outstanding resource for Catholic volunteer programs is the St. Vincent Pallotti Center. You may also want to look at Americorps or Peace Corps.

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