Category Archives: Child Care/Recreation


Camp Quality Heartland

Angela Batson ~ 402-280-2837 ~ arbatson@creighton.edu http://www.campqualityusa.org/htl 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 such [...]


The Arc of Omaha at the Ollie Webb Center

Lisa Dougherty ~ (402) 346-5220 ~ ldougherty@olliewebbinc.org Anna Perll, Best Buddies Chapter Director ~ annaperll@creighton.edu 1941 South 42nd St, Suite 122, Omaha, NE  68105 ~ www.olliewebbinc.org The Arc of Omaha’s mission is to improve & enrich the lives of people with developmental disabilities and to provide information, education, and support to their families. Volunteer opportunities include: assisting with [...]


Benson Area Refugee Task Force (BART)

Beverly Hornig ~ (402)658-8933 ~ BensonRefugeeTF@gmail.com www.BensonRefugeetf.com The Benson Area Refugee Task Force, BART, is a group of volunteers from Benson who work with refugees. We provide Citizenship, Computer, Health, and English Classes to refugees. We also watch the children of our adult students during class. Furthermore, we have clothing drives throughout the year for our  [...]


Boys & Girls Clubs of the Midlands

Ashley Ellington, Volunteer Coordinator ~ (402) 932-6477 x3530 ~ aellington@bgcomaha.org 2610 Hamilton, Omaha, NE  68131 ~ www.bgcomaha.org 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 [...]


Child Saving Institute

Mary Sensf 402-504-3664 ~ msensf@childsaving.org 4545 Dodge St, Omaha, NE 68132 ~ www.childsaving.org 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, [...]


Compass Ministries After School Program

Delicia Kelly ~ (402)588-8646 ext.10 ~ deliciakellycm@gmail.com 1723 N 33rd Street, Omaha, Ne 68111 ~ www.compass4omaha.org Compass Ministries is a non-profit after school organization that offers a variety of volunteer opportunities and internships which includes: tutoring, serving meals, cleaning, supervising field trips and teach lessons. Volunteers are also needed to drive vans, teach lessons, organize, lead small groups [...]


Children’s Square USA

Kathy Peterson ~ (712) 322-3700 ext. 5826 ~ kpeterson@childrenssquare.org North 6th & Ave E, Council Bluffs, IA  51502 ~ www.childrenssquare.org 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 (formerly Campfire USA)

Sarah Kroft ~ (402) 397-5809 ext. 229 ~ skroft@completelykids.org 2566 St. Mary’s Ave, Omaha, NE 68105 ~ www.completelykids.org 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. [...]


Fontenelle Elementary School

Mr. Eric P. Nelson ~ (402) 457-5905 ~ eric.nelson@ops.org 3905 N. 52nd St., Omaha, NE  68104 ~ www.ops.org/elementary/fontenelle Tutors are needed to work with pre-K to 6th grade students in the areas of reading, writing, &, math during the school hours of 9:00 am – 3:45 p.m. We can accommodate groups of up to 10 volunteers. Both [...]


Girl Scouts of Greater Iowa

Melissa Crew  ~ (712) 328-2338 ~ mcrew@gsiowa.org 1860 Madison Ave. Ste. 3, Council Bluffs, IA 51501 ~ www.girlscoutsiowa.org  Volunteers work with girls between the ages of 5-18 from various backgrounds. We look for assistance in recreational activities, programs, events, and camp. Long- term commitments available as troop leaders and assistant leaders (4-7 hrs/month) with training provided. Office [...]