Category Archives: Family & Human Services


Banister’s Leadership Academy

Bridget Battafarano, Support Specialist ~ bbattafarano@banistersacademy.org ~ 402-571-4293 2111 Emmet Street, Omaha, NE 68110 ~ https://banistersacademy.org/   The mission of Banister’s Leadership Academy is to strengthen youth and families through leadership. Typical volunteer duties include facilitating group mentoring sessions to children grades K-8 in a fun environment. Training is provided to volunteers to implement the evidence-based goal-setting curriculum.


Family and Human Services

Abide Network Alliance for a Better Omaha The Alzheimer’s Association American Red Cross Omaha/Council Bluffs Metro Banister’s Leadership Academy Boys Town  Camp Quality Heartland CASA for Douglas County Catholic Charities Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Program Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Omaha Center for Family Life Formation Charles E. Lakin Human Services Campus Child [...]


Youth

Abide Network Assumption-Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church, Catholic Faith Formation Program Banister’s Leadership Academy Benson Area Refugee Task Force (BART) Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Midlands Boys & Girls Clubs of the Midlands Boys Town Camp Quality Heartland Camp YouCan Charles E. Lakin Human Services Campus CASA for Douglas County Child Saving Institute [...]


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 [...]


Endless Journey Hospice

Kelly Keller, Volunteer Coordinator ~ kkeller@endlessjourneyhospice.com ~ (402) 800-8145 10909 Mill Valley Rd 205 Omaha, NE 68154 ~  www.endlessjourneyhospice.com   Endless Journey is a local independent hospice that embraces the holistic philosophy of caring for body mind and soul. In addition to traditional hospice care, we enlist a broad array of holistic interventions such as Reiki, Healing Touch, [...]


Magis Clinic

Amelia Simmons, Creighton Medical Student ~ ameliasimmons@creighton.edu ~ (402) 881-0143 1111 N 17th St, Omaha NE 68102 (Siena Francis House) ~ Website    Founded and run by students of the Creighton University School of Medicine since 2004, the Magis Clinic serves the homeless and uninsured of Omaha.  The Magis Clinic is staffed by volunteer students, physicians [...]


Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Omaha

Dave Vankat, Senior Director & Community Relations ~ davev@ccomaha.org ~ (402) 829-9238 3300 North 60th Street, Omaha, NE 68104 ~ https://archomaha.org/discover/   Catholic Charities ministers to the greatest and most fundamental needs of our community. Since 1926, Catholic Charities has had a rich tradition of serving and advocating for the voiceless, hungry, addicted, abused, and forgotten individuals and families [...]


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 [...]


MICAH House

Kayla Terrillion, Child Program Specialist ~ kterrillion@themicahhouse.org ~  712-323-4416 1415 Avenue J, Council Bluffs, IA 51501 ~ http://www.themicahhouse.org/volunteer   MICAH House is an emergency family homeless shelter serving the Council Bluffs and Omaha metro area. Since 1986, the MICAH House has been a haven for families and individuals experiencing a housing crisis. The shelter provides the resources and support services [...]


Mosaic

Kara Covrig ~ kara.covrig@mosaicinfo.org ~ (402) 896-9988 x 51002 4642 S 132nd st Omaha, NE 68137 ~ http://www.mosaicinfo.org/locations/nebraska/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 activities, [...]


Abide Network

Casia Dotzler ~ casia@abidenetwork.org ~ (402) 422-7807 3223 N. 45th St, Omaha, NE 68104 ~ www.abideomaha.org/volunteer   Are you looking for an opportunity for your business or school to serve as a group? Are you an individual with a special skill, talent, or just want to connect and build relationships with kids? We have a wide [...]


Children’s Square USA

Cheryl Clark, VP Resource Development ~ cclark@childrenssquare.org ~ (712) 322-3700 x5869 N 6th St & Avenue E, P-O Box 8-C, Council Bluffs, IA 51501 ~ http://childrenssquare.org   Serving over 1200 children and families daily, Children’s Square USA offers children’s residential mental health treatment, children’s emergency shelter, child and family therapy, and foster care services.


Heart Ministry Center

Mark Dahir ~ mark@heartministrycenter.org ~ (402) 451-2321 2222 Binney St, Omaha, NE 68110 ~ https://heartministrycenter.org/how-to-help/#Volunteer   Volunteers needed for assistance with daily activities, collecting or distributing personal care items. Requirements: on-site volunteer orientation


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 [...]


Charles E. Lakin Human Services Campus

Clarissa Newman, Campus Coordinator ~ clarrissa.newman@lakincampus.org  ~ 712-323-4416 1415 Avenue J Council Bluffs, Iowa 51501 ~ http://www.lakincampus.org/volunteer     The Charles E Lakin Human Services Campus is a unique collaborative that is home to American Red Cross, Boys & Girls Club, Heartland Family Service, MICAH House, and The Salvation Army. The Campus, a separate non-profit, holds events [...]


Camp Quality Heartland

Michael Young, Executive Director ~ michael.young@campqualityusa.org ~ (402) 714-5401 2870 Co Rd 13 Fremont, Nebraska 68025 ~ Link to Volunteer!   Welcome to Camp Quality HeartlandDid you know more than 260 children in Iowa and Nebraska are diagnosed with cancer each year? Camp Quality Heartland is not in the business of finding a cure for cancer, [...]


Urban League of Nebraska

Rebecca Valdez ~ rebecca.valdez@urbanleagueneb.org ~ 402-453-9730 x117 3040 Lake St., Omaha, NE 68111 ~ www.urbanleagueneb.org We seek to build resilient members in the North Omaha community by helping clients navigate challenges and seek out solutions. We strive to have every member of the community ready for college, work, and life. Programming includes employment services and youth development. Typical volunteer [...]


The Alzheimer’s Association

Melanie Roberts, Administrative Assistant  ~ mmroberts@alz.org ~ 402(502)-4300 11711 Arbor St., Ste. 110 Omaha, NE 68144 ~ http://www.alz.org/nebraska/   The Alzheimer’s Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care, support and research. Our mission is to eliminate Alzheimer’s disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and [...]


Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA)

Deanna Wagner, Recruitment Coordinator ~ dwagner@casaomaha.org ~ (402) 932-5683 2412 St. Mary’s Ave, Omaha, NE 68105 ~ www.casaomaha.org   When home is no longer safe for a child, and the child must enter the foster care system, a judge may appoint a committed volunteer called a CASA or Court Appointed Special Advocate®. The CASA volunteerÔæïs focus is [...]


Completely Kids

Lacey Locklear ~ llocklear@completelykids.org ~ 402-397-5809 ext. 229 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. We are looking [...]


ENCAP – Eastern Nebraska Community Action Partnership

Meredith Metcalf, Deputy Director ~ 402-453-5656 ext. 227 ~ mmetcalf@encapomaha.org 2406 Fowler Avenue Omaha, NE 68111 ~ https://encapnebraska.org/get-involved/   1 in 8 Nebraskans is food insecure, and many of those are seniors. Eastern Nebraska Community Action Partnership’s (ENCAP) Nutrition Center provides food boxes to seniors in Omaha and across Douglas and Sarpy Counties. We need your help to [...]


Essential Pregnancy Services

Susie ~ susied@essentialps.org ~ 402-554-0121 ~ https://essentialps.org Benson Area               6220 Maple St., Omaha NE    68104 Maple Village              3029 N 93rd St., Omaha NE  68134 Bellevue                      908 W. Mission Ave., Bellevue, NE 68005 EPS is dedicated to helping expectant women and parenting families make life-affirming choices for themselves and their children through medical services, education, professional counseling, [...]


Habitat for Humanity of Omaha

Jenny Schroeder, Volunteer Services Manager ~ 402-457-5657 ~ jschroeder@habitatomaha.org 1701 N 24th Street Omaha, NE 68110 ~ https://habitatomaha.org/volunteer/local-opportunities/    Habitat for Humanity builds housing in partnership with low-income families. Volunteers are needed for construction work, vacant lot clean up, working at the Habitat ReStore, and in our office. Hours are flexible between 8:30am – 3:30pm, [...]


Habitat for Humanity of Sarpy County

Jon Firmature ~ (402) 292-6560 ~ executivedirector@hfhsarpy.org 1001 Ft Crook Rd N Ste 207, Bellevue, NE 68005 ~ https://www.habitat.org/us-ne/bellevue/hfh-sarpy-county   Habitat for Humanity of Sarpy County builds affordable housing in partnership with clients. Volunteers are needed for construction work, vacant lot clean up, working at the Habitat Home Store, on committees, helping with events, and [...]


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 [...]