Category Archives: Physical Labor


Physical Labor

(Click to learn about volunteer opportunities.) The Big Garden (a program of United Methodist Ministries) City Sprouts Community Garden Community Bike Project Omaha Habitat for Humanity of Council Bluffs and the Creighton Chapter Habitat for Humanity Habitat for Humanity of Omaha Habitat for Humanity of Sarpy County Hitchcock Nature Center Keep Omaha Beautiful, Inc. Omaha [...]


The Big Garden (a program of United Methodist Ministries)

Deb Keeney ~ (402) 898-9862 ~ dkeeney@bigmuddyumc.org 2665 Farnam St, Suite 102, Omaha, NE 68131 ~ GardenBig.org We are a network of roughly 100 community gardens in metro-Omaha and rural and semi-rural communities in Nebraska, Kansas, and Iowa, working to grow nutritious food, build community, and improve health through community gardening. Volunteers are needed to help in garden sites to [...]


City Sprouts Community Garden

Roxanne Williams, Director ~(402)-216-9616 ~ director@omahasprouts.org 4002 Seward St. Omaha, NE 68111 ~ www.omahasprouts.org Facebook- City Sprouts Volunteers are needed to assist in the gardens:  weeding, watering, planting and harvesting. Opportunities change with the season, with spring, summer and fall having the highest need. Hours are flexible. The work is physical and fun! Volunteers can help with [...]


Community Bike Project Omaha

Charles Mitchell ~ (402) 957-2454 ~ info@communitybikeproject.org   or  charles@communitybikeproject.org 525 N. 33rd St, Omaha, NE 68131 ~ www.communitybikeproject.org The Community Bike Project Omaha provides a safe, positive environment for the repair and distribution of bicycles. Volunteers are needed to assist with bicycle repairs and to serve as role models for youth participants. No bicycle knowledge [...]


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 [...]


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 [...]


Hitchcock Nature Center

Kate Simmons ~ (712) 328-5830 ~ katherine.simmons@pottcounty.com  27792 Ski Hill Loop, Honey Creek, IA 51542 ~ www.pottcoconservation.com Hitchcock Nature Center needs volunteers to share their love for the outdoors and help protect our natural resources. Opportunities are available at our Welcome Desk and in Natural Areas Management. Join our friendly welcome desk volunteers assisting guests, answering phones, [...]


Keep Omaha Beautiful, Inc.

Kay Replogle-McDonnel ~ (402)444-7774 ~ kay.replogle@cityofomaha.org 1819 Farnam Street, Suite 306, Omaha, NE 68183 ~ www.keepomahabeautiful.org Keep Omaha Beautiful, Inc. is a non-profit 501 C3 organization dedicated to litter reduction, beautification and environmental education. There are several opportunities for volunteer services: Helping Hands, assisting elderly and disabled citizens with a one-time yard cleanup; Storm Drain Awareness, [...]


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 [...]