The Arc of Omaha at the Ollie Webb Center
Lisa Dougherty ~ (402) 346-5220 ext. 22 ~ firstname.lastname@example.org
Sarah Manzione, Student Representative ~ email@example.com
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 & to provide information, education, & support to their families. Volunteer opportunities include: assisting with child care (for children with & without disabilities), serving dinner to our adult participants, coaching a basketball team, doing arts & crafts with children, teaching educational classes & socializing. Contact Lisa to receive a monthly notice regarding upcoming volunteer opportunities. Best Buddies Colleges, a program for college students, pairs people with intellectual disabilities in one-on-one friendships with college students (aka College Buddies). College Buddies & their Buddies must meet 2 times/month – one activity is individual; the other is a large group event. The pair also makes weekly telephone or email contact. Contact Sarah Manzione for more information.
Fontenelle Elementary School
Mr. Eric P. Nelson ~ (402) 457-5905 ~ firstname.lastname@example.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.
Spanish speaking recommended, but not necessary.
Munroe-Meyer Rehabilitation Institute
Nicole Norlin-Giron ~ (402) 559-3018 ~ email@example.com
444 S. 44th St, Omaha, NE 68131 ~ www.unmc.edu/mmi
If you are a Nursing, Social Work, PT/OT, Special Ed., Psychology, Speech Path, or Geriatrics student we have a fun and interesting service opportunity. The UNMC/MMI Recreation Therapy department is seeking students to assist our participants who have developmental disabilities with activities such as art, swimming, cooking, sports, and games at the Nebraska Medical Center. Our programs offer hands on experience assisting children and adults of all ages who have various developmental disabilities such as Autism, Cerebral Palsy and Down Syndrome. Programs run during the fall and spring semesters Monday – Thursday, 3:00 – 5:30 pm, Thursday evenings, 6:30 – 9:00 pm and Saturday mornings, 9:30am – noon.
Special Olympics Nebraska
Rick Childree ~ (402) 331-5545 ext. 12 ~ firstname.lastname@example.org
11011 Q St, Suite 104C, Omaha, NE 68137 ~ www.sone.org
Volunteers work with people of all age groups that have various intellectual disabilities to help coach, fundraise, and organize events. Hours vary by role.