Category Archives: Adult Education / Literacy


Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic School

Victoria Hecker, vhecker@sppsaints.org, Family Enrichment Coordinator In person or virtual: TBD, Spanish helpful We are focused on building a community of parents who drive their own education and progress. We support them as they work towards concrete goals in whatever area of their families’ lives they feel it is needed.  We have four components to our [...]


Adult Education and Literacy

Benson Area Refugee Task Force (BART) Benson Plant Rescue Bike Union Catholic Charities Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Program Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Omaha Centro Latino Do Space Educational Opportunity Center inCOMMON Community Development Intercultural Senior Center Latino Center of the Midlands Learning Community for Douglas & Sarpy County Learning for ALL Lutheran [...]


Learning Community of Douglas & Sarpy County

Jamilia Parker, Director of Family Engagement Services ~ jparker@learningcommunityds.org ~ 402-964-2585 1612 N. 24th Street Omaha, NE 68110 ~ https://learningcommunityds.org/   Together with school districts and community organizations as partners, we demonstrate, share and implement more effective practices to measurably improve educational outcomes for children and families in poverty.That all children within the Learning Community achieve academic success without [...]


Bike Union

Miah Sommer, Executive Director ~  miah@thebikeunion.org ~ 402-238-5890 1818 Dodge St, Omaha, NE 68102 ~ http://www.thebikeunion.org/   The Bike Union and Coffee provides workforce development and life skills for young adults impacted by the foster care system. 100% of your purchases go toward supporting our community programming. We have a unique approach to volunteering. Our greatest need is awarenesses [...]


Omaha Public Schools | Migrant Education Program

Glenn Simonsen ~ glenn.simonsen@ops.org ~ 531-299-0220 Yates Community Center, 3260 Davenport St, Omaha, NE 68131 ~ Website Link    Teaching English conversation and grammar to adult immigrants.Volunteers will work with small groups under the direction of a classroom teacher.  


Education Opportunity Center

Dasha Sudar ~ dashasudar@creighton.edu ~ 402-280-3300 814 N. 20th Street Omaha, NE 68102 ~ https://www.creighton.edu/trio/educationalopportunitycenter/ The TRiO   Educational   Opportunity Center serves low-income adults, helping them advance their education goals through GED and ESL classes, resume and financial aid assistance and much more. The EOC is looking for volunteers to help during  GED and ESL classes, Monday- Wednesday, [...]


Do Space

Ty Nared ~ tnared@dospace.org ~ 402.819.4022 7205 Dodge Street, Omaha, NE 68114 ~ https://dospace.org     The future belongs to those who understand technology, and the only way to ensure we’ll be part of this future is to dramatically change technology access and education in Omaha. Do Space is a one-of-a-kind concept: It’s a community technology library, [...]


Latino Center of the Midlands

Itzel Marquez, Administrative Assistant ~ ifmarquez@latinocenter.org ~ 402-733-2720 4821 S 24th St, Omaha, NE 68107 ~ https://www.latinocenter.org/volunteer/   The Latino Center of the Midlands provides a magnitude of bilingual services that focus on educating the community through a three main programs and one main partnership. We also seek to enhance the lives of the Heartland Latino Community [...]


Centro Latino

Ramon Caldaza, Executive Director ~ director@sucentrolatino.com ~ (712) 256-6009 300 West Broadway Ste 16 Council Bluffs, IA 51503 ~ www.sucentrolatino.com     Our mission is to educate and empower Hispanic/Latino individuals and families towards a self-sufficient, safe and healthy life


inCOMMON Community Development

Sonia Gray, Volunteer Manager ~ sonya@incommoncd.org ~ (402) 933-6672 1340 Park Ave, Omaha, NE 68105 ~ http://incommoncd.org/join/     inCOMMON alleviates poverty at a root level by uniting + strengthening vulnerable neighborhoods. Because the greatest strength of any neighborhood are the residents who call these places home, we’re committed to transforming neighborhoods through neighbors. Through a variety [...]


Omaha Public Schools | Independent Studies Program/Adult High School

Jacqueline Washington, Program Director ~ Jacqueline.Washington@ops.org ~ (531) 299-9395 3230 Burt St, Omaha, NE 68131 ~ Visit the Website!   The Independent Study Program (ISP) is part of the Multiple Pathways Program. ISP provides opportunities for students ages 17-21 to earn credit toward graduation in a homework based, self-paced, individualized environment. We need volunteers to help tutor [...]


Catholic Charities Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Program

Linda Robincheau, Volunteer Coordinator ~ lrobincheau@catholiccharitiesdm.org ~ 712-256-2059 ext. 101 1215 N Broadway, Council Bluffs, IA ~ https://www.ccomaha.org/program-and-services/domestic-violence     Catholic Charities Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault program provides domestic violence and sexual abuse services to anyone faced with these issues through our 24-hour emergency shelter, crisis phone line, court advocacy, educational groups and outreach to under-served populations [...]


Benson Area Refugee Task Force (BART)

Janet Gilcrest, BART chair ~ bensonrefugeetf@gmail.com ~ (402) 990-4360 5410 Corby St., Omaha, NE 68104 ~ www.BensonRefugeetf.com   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 [...]


Omaha Healthy Kids Alliance

Benny Huerta, Outreach Coordinator ~ (402) 934-9700 ~ benny@omahahealthykids.org 5006 Underwood Avenue, Omaha, NE 68132 ~ www.omahahealthykids.org   Omaha Healthy Kids Alliance is a nonprofit organization that works to create a Healthy Home for every child. Our main goal is to bring awareness and education to families in the city about environmental hazards, green and Healthy [...]


Omaha Public Library

Jody duRand, Partnership Manager ~ (402) 554-3385 ~ jdurand@omahalibrary.org UNO Community Engagement Center, 6001 Dodge St #223B, Omaha NE 68182 ~ www.omahalibrary.org   Volunteers are welcome at any of our twelve locations. If you would like to volunteer and are able to commit to at least 6 months please visit the website at www.omahalibrary.org, scroll to the bottom of [...]


The Salvation Army

LaJoanna Newsome ~ (402) 898-6000 ~ LaJonna_Newsome@usc.salvationarmy.org 10755 Burt Street. Omaha, NE 68114 ~ www.givesalvationarmy.org The Salvation Army seeks volunteers to help improve lives in our community. Various one-time and on-going opportunities including TurkeyFest, Toyland, and bell ringing. Volunteer numbers vary depending on the event. Some registration is required prior to volunteering.


Intercultural Senior Center

Lorena Miller ~ (402)444-6529 ~ lifesp@interculturalseniorcenter.org 5545 Center St, Omaha, NE 68106 ~ http://interculturalseniorcenter.org/ The Intercultural Senior Center is a non-profit organization that strives to improve the dignity, quality of life and physical well-being of seniors from around the world through advocacy, education, access to social services, and cultural enrichment activities that benefit the entire community. [...]