Category Archives: Social Justice / Community Outreach Education


Mercy Housing

Mary Koneck-Wilcox, Resident Services Coordinator ~ (402) 331-6498 ~ mkoneckwilcox@mercyhousing.org Crestview Village 7241 Edna Court, La Vista, NE 68128 ~ https://www.mercyhousing.org/volunteer   Mercy Housing at Crestview Village offers several volunteer opportunities. As one of our volunteers you could assist youth (K-8th) with our afterschool programs, help tutor an adult resident who is learning English, stock our pantry, [...]


Center for Family Life Formation

Reggan Simons ~ rksimons@archomaha.org 3300 N. 60th St., Omaha, NE 68104 ~ (402) 551-9003 www.family.archomaha.org   Volunteers are needed periodically to assist in the administrative offices, on special projects and/or events.  Fluency in Spanish is helpful but not a necessity. Contact Reggan Simons if you are interested in volunteering or hearing about other opportunities we may [...]


Holy Name Men’s Club

John Goodman ~j.goodman@live.com 402.810.5293 Holy Name Men’s Club is a 70 year old service and fellowship organization providing financial support to Holy name School, athletics, and the greater North Omaha community and is best known for the World famous Fish Fry days of Lent. We’re hoping to present to students an opportunity to put classroom [...]


Nebraskans for Peace

Mark Welsch 402-453-0776 As the oldest statewide Peace & Justice organization in the country, Nebraskans for Peace is the acknowledged voice on peace and social justice issues in Nebraska politics. Building upon the long tradition of peacemaking in our state, we have continually advocated for dialogue and peaceful resolution of conflicts, while steadfastly promoting the [...]


Refugee Empowerment Center

Marni Newell ~ mnewell@RefugeeEmpowerment.org (402) 554-0759 ~ 3610 Dodge Street, Suite 100  Omaha NE  68131   The mission of the Refugee Empowerment Center is to resettle and empower refugees to become self-sufficient through direct services and educational programs. REC envisions a world where communities welcome all refugees and immigrants. We see ourselves as catalysts in the [...]


Nebraska Appleseed

Rachel Gehringer-Wiar, Field Director ~ rachelgw@neappleseed.org (402)438-8853 x118 ~ 941 O Street, Suite 920, Lincoln, NE 68508   Nebraska Appleseed is a nonprofit organization that fights for justice and opportunity for all Nebraskans. We take a systemic approach to complex issues – such as child welfare, immigration policy, affordable healthcare and poverty – and we take [...]



Jesuit Academy

Mike Mansour, mike@jesuitmso.org 2311 North 22nd St, Omaha, NE 68110 ~ (402) 346-4464 http://www.jesuitacademy.org Jesuit Academy is an all boys, Catholic school serving young men in grades 4-8.  Jesuit opened in 1996 and has developed into a leader in urban Catholic education. We commit to helping our graduates through high school and into college. Semester [...]


American Red Cross Omaha/Council Bluffs Metro

Nathan Woodruff ~ (402)343-7716 ~ nathan.woodruff@redcross.org 2912 S 80th Ave, Omaha, NE 68124 ~ http://www.redcross.org/ne/omaha/volunteer Volunteers Opportunities include:  responding to local disasters such as house fires; organizing and participating in neighborhood smoke alarm installations; helping educate the community about the services and support provided by the American Red Cross; and more!


Benson Area Refugee Task Force (BART)

Beverly Hornig ~ (402)658-8933 ~ BensonRefugeeTF@gmail.com www.BensonRefugeetf.com The Benson Area Refugee Task Force, BART, is a group of volunteers from Benson who work with refugees. We provide citizenship and computer tutoring to refugees. Furthermore, we have clothing drives throughout the year for our 3 times a year Clothes Closets for refugee families. We are always trying [...]