Category Archives: Developmental / Learning Disabilities


Outlook Nebraska

Lisa Kelly, Director of Enrichment Programs, ~ 402-614-3331 x228 ~ LKelly@outlooknebraska.com 4125 South 72nd St., Omaha, NE 68127 ~ www.outlooknebraska.org Outlook Nebraska is a non profit dedicated to making a positive impact on people who are blind and visually impaired through employment, training, and experiences.  We seek volunteers who have a heart for working with people who [...]


Radio Talking Book Services

Sybyl Mahan ~ (402) 572-3003 ~ volunteer@rtbs.org www.RTBS.org Radio Talking Book Service provides human-voiced information choices to individuals who have disabilities that prevent them from reading.  Our volunteers read 10 regional and national newspapers, weekly grocery and department store ads, and current information from over 70 magazines to provide our listeners with the information necessary to [...]


Mosaic

Tim Bogatz ~ (402) 896-9988 x 2008 ~ tim.bogatz@mosaicinfo.org 10011 J Street, Omaha, NE 68127 ~ http://www.mosaicinfo.org/omaha   Mosaic is a faith-based organization serving people with intellectual disabilities in the Omaha area.  Volunteer opportunities range from one time opportunities to ongoing opportunities.  Activities could include (but are not limited to) working directly with people served, assisting with [...]


Northstar Foundation

Kate Bullerdick | Volunteer Coordinator kate@northstar360.org or call 402 641-6360 x216. NorthStar focuses on the critical unmet needs of North Omaha’s young males.  We strive to provide 5th to 8th grade boys the tools required to graduate high school on time and on grade level.  We are currently focused on recruiting  Reading Volunteers to help us with this mission.


Ollie Webb Center, Inc.

Lisa Dougherty ~ (402) 346-5220 ~ ldougherty@olliewebbinc.org Alexa Edwards, Best Buddies Chapter Director ~ alexaedwards@creighton.edu 1941 South 42nd St, Suite 122, Omaha, NE  68105 ~ www.olliewebbinc.org Ollie Webb Center, Inc.’s mission is to enrich the lives of individuals with developmental disabilities and their families through support, programs, and advocacy.  Volunteer opportunities include: assisting with child care (for children [...]


Madonna School

Peg Carney, Principal ~ (402) 556-1883 ext. 122 ~ pcarney@madonnaschool.org 6402 N. 71st Plaza, Omaha, NE 68104 ~ www.madonnaschool.org The Madonna School educates special needs students to become as independent as possible. We seek volunteers who can commit to a specific time and day of the week. Opportunities include swimming lessons (M, T, W, Th), art [...]


Munroe-Meyer Rehabilitation Institute

Nicole Norlin-Giron ~ (402) 559-3018 ~ ngiron@unmc.edu 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 [...]



Developmental / Learning Disabilities

The Arc of Omaha at the Ollie Webb Center Lisa Dougherty ~ (402) 346-5220 ~ ldougherty@olliewebbinc.org Elizabeth Walls, Best Buddies Chapter Director ~ elizabethwalls@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 & to provide information, education, [...]