Hospital / Heatlh Care Archive

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Ronald McDonald House Charities of Omaha

Jennifer Tyler~ (402) 346-9377 ~ jtyler@rmhcomaha.org
620 S. 38th Ave, Omaha, NE 68105 ~ www.rmhcomaha.org

The Ronald McDonald House provides a ‘home away from home’ for families whose children are being cared for at Omaha-area hospitals. Volunteers assist with the upkeep of our home and are needed in the morning, afternoon, and evening.
We also need help with special events throughout the year.
We can accommodate groups of 1-10 volunteers and welcome both long-term and one-time volunteers. No special skills required.
Spanish speaking recommended but not necessary.

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University of Nebraska Medical Center SHARING Clinics/UNMC Specialty Care Center

Sheeva Parbhu ~ sparbhu@unmc.edu
804 S 52nd and Leavenworth St, Omaha, NE 68106 ~ www.unmc.edu/sharing

The SHARING Clinic is the nation’s only student-run and student-governed clinic that incorporates multidisciplinary fields to provide general health care for children and adults.
Volunteers with Spanish-speaking skills are needed each week at the SHARING (Student Health Alliance Reaching Indigent Needy Groups) clinics to serve as translators to bridge the gap between the Spanish-speaking patients and the student health-care providers. The clinic is open every Tuesday evening from 5:30-8pm. There would be opportunities to interpret presentations at Jackson Elementary family nights one Tuesday a month during the school year. We can accommodate groups of up to 4 volunteers and prefer long-term commitment. You must be proficient in Spanish.

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The Nebraska Medical Center Volunteer Services

Patricia Ostronic ~ (402) 559-4197 ~ volunteering@nebraskamed.com
42nd & Dewey, Omaha, NE 68198 ~ www.nebraskamed.com
The Nebraska Medical Center is looking for volunteers to help with a variety
of service areas seven days a week. Some of the service areas include Emergency,
Child Life, Waiting Rooms, Gift Shops and Hospitality Carts. The exact duties, scheduled times and dates available will depend on the position. Volunteers are required to make a 6-month commitment, volunteering 2-4 hrs/week. An orientation class, health screening, and other prerequisites must be done prior to volunteering.

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Visiting Nurses Association (VNA)

Gina Binder ~ (402) 930-4143 ~ gbinder@thevnacares.org
12565 West Center Road, Omaha, NE 68144 ~ www.theVNAcares.org

VNA Hospice Volunteers provide service to terminally ill patients and families.
Volunteers go through 16 hours of training and specific responsibilities and hours are dependent upon work assignment.
VNA Patient Advocate/Visitation Volunteers visit patients in area care facilities and nursing homes – weekly or bi-weekly depending on the volunteer’s schedule – to provide conversation and companionship while advocating for the patient’s health care.
VNA Flu Clinic Volunteers assist with clerical duties at community Flu clinics in October and November. Volunteers can sign up for one or more 2 – 4 hour clinics and receive a free flu inoculation.
VNA Special Event Volunteers assist with our special events (Art and Soup; Cooking for the VNA) throughout the year – great for groups who want or need a one time volunteer event.

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Omaha Healthy Kids Alliance

Nicole Caputo- Rennels ~ (402) 934-9700 ~ nicole@omahahealthykids.org
5006 Underwood Avenue, Omaha, NE 68132 ~ www.omahahealthykids.org

 

Omaha Healthy Kids Alliance is a children’s environmental health organization promoting green, safe, and healthy housing for children and their families in Omaha.  Volunteer opportunities include assisting staff with healthy home visits, aiding in creating healthier home environments for clients (i.e. painting the interior of a home), and outreach events.  Volunteer hours are flexible.  For more information call or email Nicole Caputo- Rennels.

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OneWorld Community Health Centers

Bethany Perry (402) 734-4110 ext 1122 – bperry@oneworldomaha.org
4920 S. 30th Street Omaha, NE  68107 – www.oneworldomaha.org

The goal of OneWorld Community Health Center’s volunteer program is to foster a mutually beneficial environment for both the organization and our volunteers.  We strive to provide volunteers with an understanding of OneWorld’s mission of providing culturally respectful, quality, healthcare to the underserved. We have an online volunteer application on our website. It is preferable that our volunteers are fluent in English and Spanish, but not a requirement for all areas of the company. Volunteer opportunities are available at our main campus and several of our satellite locations but in our medical

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