Category Archives: Adult Literacy

Mercy Housing

Mary Koneck-Wilcox, Resident Services Coordinator ~ (402) 331-6498 ~ Crestview Village 7241 Edna Court, La Vista, NE 68128 ~   Mercy Housing at Crestview Village offers several volunteer opportunities. As one of our volunteers you could assist youth (K-8th) with our afterschool programs, help tutor an adult resident who is learning English, stock our pantry, [...]

Refugee Empowerment Center

Marni Newell ~ (402) 554-0759 ~ 3610 Dodge Street, Suite 100  Omaha NE  68131   The mission of the Refugee Empowerment Center is to resettle and empower refugees to become self-sufficient through direct services and educational programs. REC envisions a world where communities welcome all refugees and immigrants. We see ourselves as catalysts in the [...]

Omaha Public Schools | Independent Studies Program/Adult High School

Jacqueline Washington, Program Director ~ (531) 299-9394 ~ 3215 Cuming St, Omaha, NE 68131   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 students in [...]

Benson Area Refugee Task Force (BART)

Beverly Hornig ~ (402)658-8933 ~ The Benson Area Refugee Task Force, BART, is a group of volunteers from Benson who work with refugees. We provide citizenship and computer tutoring to refugees. Furthermore, we have clothing drives throughout the year for our 3 times a year Clothes Closets for refugee families. We are always trying [...]

Literacy Center for the Midlands

Pierre Sagitteh ~ (402) 342-7323 ~  324 South 72n St, Omaha, NE 68114 ~ The mission of the Literacy Center for the Midlands is to empower adults and families by helping them acquire the literacy skills and practices necessary to be active and contributing members of their communities. Volunteers attend an hour information orientation [...]