Category Archives: Homelessness


Open Door Mission

Amy Harvey ~ aharvey@opendoormission.org (402) 829-1511 ~ 2727 N 23rd St, Omaha, NE 68110   Open Door Mission is a Gospel Rescue Mission that meets the basic needs of individuals and families while inspiring HOPE for lasting change. Vision Statement: Open Door Mission is a Gospel Rescue Mission that provides long-term solutions that break the [...]


MICAH House

Haley Blais ~ hblais@themicahhouse.org (712) 323-4416 ~ 1415 Avenue J, Council Bluffs, IA 51501 http://www.themicahhouse.org/volunteer.html  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 [...]


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. [...]


Habitat for Humanity of Council Bluffs and the Creighton Chapter Habitat for Humanity

Glennay Jundt ~ (712) 396-2475 ~ glennay@habitatcb.org 645 9th Ave, Council Bluffs, IA 51501 ~ www.habitatcb.org This organization builds simple, decent, affordable homes in partnership with partner families. Volunteers choose how they would like to help: greeting, education, manual labor, construction, clean up, and much more. Specialized skills are not required. All the tools and education you [...]


Habitat for Humanity of Omaha

Turner Morgan ~ 402 884 5782 ~ tmorgan@habitatomaha.org 1701 N 24th Street Omaha, NE 68110 ~ www.habitatomaha.org 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, Wednesday – [...]


Habitat for Humanity of Sarpy County

Jon Costello ~ (402) 292-6560 ~ executivedirector@hfhsarpy.org 1001 Ft Crook Rd N Ste 207, Bellevue, NE 68005 ~ www.hfhsarpy.org Habitat for Humanity of Sarpy County 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 vary depending on [...]


Holy Family Lunch Program

Carl Wirth ~ 402-880-5991 ~ ctwirth@hotmail.org 1710 Izard St, Omaha NE 68104 ~ www.holyfamilyomaha.org/LunchProgram We provide sack lunches to homeless and low income individuals daily Monday through Friday. Volunteers will be involved in sandwich making, packing lunches and handing out lunches. Our hours are from 8:30am to noon weekdays. On Sunday we meet after 10am Mass (approx. 11:15) [...]


Siena/Francis House Homeless Shelter

Stephanie Beister ~ (402) 341-1821 ~ stephanie@sienafrancis.org 1702 Nicholas St, Omaha, NE 68102 ~ www.sienafrancis.orgSiena/Francis House Volunteers are needed for activities and projects including: serving dinner and Sunday brunch, cultivating and maintaining the community garden, cleaning, painting, sorting donated items, decorating for holidays, and gathering items needed for our shelter. We are within walking distance of Creighton [...]


Stephen Center

Holly Kaffenberger, Volunteer Director ~ (402) 715-5445 ~ holly.kaffenberger@stephencenter.org 2723 Q St, Omaha, NE 68107 ~ www.stephencenter.org Volunteers are utilized by Stephen Center in a variety of capacities, 7 days a week 24 hours a day. Current volunteer needs include staffing the shelter office, front desk receptionist, overnight male volunteers and assistance at the Stephen Center Thrift Store. [...]


MICAH House

Mara Anania ~ 712-323-4416 ~ Manania@themicahhouse.org 1415 Ave J, Council Bluffs Iowa,51501 ~ www.themicahhouse.org We are seeking volunteers to assist with clients of all ages. Currently, our greatest needs are providing childcare, assisting in the kitchen and helping with cleaning and organization around the shelter. We would love to have individuals or groups participating once or on a continuing [...]