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Homelessness

Completely Kids (formerly Campfire USA)
Katie Guenther ~ (402) 397-5809 ext. 229 ~ kguenther@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. We are looking for energetic individuals and groups to help the youth with homework, skill development, enrichment activities, and exposure to positive role models. An extra set of hands is always appreciated in this fun environment.

Call/email us for more information about how you can help ensure the success of children in our community.
*Internship & practicum opportunities available for students in a variety of academic disciplines.

Spanish speaking recommended but not necessary.

Habitat for Humanity of Council Bluffs and the Creighton Chapter Habitat for Humanity
Tiffiny Clifton ~ (712) 328-9476 ~ Tiff@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 need to know will be provided each day! Building takes place every Monday through Saturday including designated “Creighton Saturdays”. We would love to have individuals or groups (up to15) planning on participating once or on a continuing basis.
Spanish and Arabic speaking recommended, but not necessary

Habitat for Humanity of Omaha
Tammie Dodge ~ (402) 457-5657 ext. 125 ~ mshearer@habitatomaha.org
2204 Ames Ave, 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 – Saturday. We would
love to have individuals or groups (8-10 people) participating once or on a continuing
basis and ask that all volunteers sign up online through the Habitat for Humanity website.
Spanish, Arabic and French speaking recommended, but not necessary.

Habitat for Humanity of Sarpy County
Jon Costello ~ (402) 292-6560 ~ executivedirector@hfhsarpy.org
119 W. Mission Ave., 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 are flexible between 8:30am – 3:30pm, Wednesday – Saturday. We would love to have individuals or groups (8-10 people) participating once or on a continuing basis and ask that all volunteers sign up online through the Habitat for Humanity website.
Spanish speaking recommended, but not necessary.

Holy Family Lunch Program
Roger Flannery ~ (402) 320-2977 ~ hflunch@cox.net
Jean Flannery ~ (402) 201-4416 ~ hflunch@cox.net

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) to prepare sandwiches for Monday distribution. Volunteers are welcome at any time. Please call for more information.
Spanish speaking recommended, but not necessary.

 
inCOMMON Community Development
JD Senkbile ~ 933-6672 ~ jd@incommoncd.org
Jeff Spiehs 933-6672 ~ jeff@incommoncd.org
1340 Park Ave Omaha, NE 68105 ~ http://incommoncd.org/
The Park Ave Commons is a safe and hospitable place for residents to come together to build community, receive services, and take part in empowerment-based opportunities and trainings. Programming at the Commons include: community-building activities, social services, individual development, and job readiness workshops.
Spanish speaking useful, but not necessary.

Siena/Francis House Homeless Shelter
Vanessa Bauer ~ (402) 341-1821 ~ vbauer@sienafrancis.org
Kathy Gaines ~ (402) 341-1821 ~ kathy@sienafrancis.org

1702 Nicholas St, Omaha, NE 68102 ~ www.sienafrancis.org

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 and offer flexible hours. Volunteers must call or email to schedule a time to volunteer.

 

 

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 the Stephen Center in a variety of capacities, 7 days a week 24 hours a day. Current volunteer needs include staffing the shelter office, overnight male volunteers and assistance at the Stephen Center Thrift Store. To view additional volunteer opportunities please visit our website at www.stephencenter.org and click on the “Volunteer Now” tab. If you are interested in becoming a volunteer you may fill out the online application and you will be contacted as soon as possible.
We can accommodate groups of 1-10 volunteers and welcome both long-term and one-time service. No special skills required.

Spanish speaking recommended, but not necessary.

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