Category Archives: Youth


Banister’s Leadership Academy

Bridget Battafarano, Support Specialist ~ bbattafarano@banistersacademy.org ~ 402-571-4293 2111 Emmet Street, Omaha, NE 68110 ~ https://banistersacademy.org/   The mission of Banister’s Leadership Academy is to strengthen youth and families through leadership. Typical volunteer duties include facilitating group mentoring sessions to children grades K-8 in a fun environment. Training is provided to volunteers to implement the evidence-based goal-setting curriculum.


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Youth for Greater Good

Nyaliep Nhial ~ youthforgreatergood@gmail.com Nile Lutheran Church 4140 N 42nd St., Omaha, NE 681111 ~ website link!   Youth For Greater Good program is designed to offer targeted tutoring, mentoring, college prep, ACT/SAT prep, time management skills, computer access, quiet areas, and positive safe environment for our girls and boys in Omaha. The program assists [...]


Youth

Abide Network Assumption-Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church, Catholic Faith Formation Program Banister’s Leadership Academy Benson Area Refugee Task Force (BART) Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Midlands Boys & Girls Clubs of the Midlands Boys Town Camp Quality Heartland Camp YouCan Charles E. Lakin Human Services Campus CASA for Douglas County Child Saving Institute [...]


Learning Community of Douglas & Sarpy County

Jamilia Parker, Director of Family Engagement Services ~ jparker@learningcommunityds.org ~ 402-964-2585 1612 N. 24th Street Omaha, NE 68110 ~ https://learningcommunityds.org/   Together with school districts and community organizations as partners, we demonstrate, share and implement more effective practices to measurably improve educational outcomes for children and families in poverty.That all children within the Learning Community achieve academic success without [...]


DIBS for kids

David Orrick, Founder ~ david@dibsforkids.org ~  402-979-6122 1111 N. 13th Street Omaha, NE 68102 - www.dibsforkids.org   Our mission locally is to support Omaha to become the nation’s first large urban community to ensure that every child, regardless of income, has two things: 1) Access to a great book to take home every night and 2) A desire to [...]


Release Inc.

Dave Winiger, Executive Director ~ dave@releaseinc.org ~ 402-707-7482 3223 N 45th St, Omaha, NE 68104 ~ https://www.releaseinc.org   Release always needs volunteers. From office assistance and event work to mentoring and bible study leading, we can find a role to match your talents and passions. One of our biggest volunteer needs is with the juvenile justice mentoring program. [...]


No More Empty Pots

Emily Barber, Community Engagement Manager~ ebarber@nmeomaha.org ~ 402-502-1642 8501 N 30th St Omaha, NE 68112 ~ https://www.nmepomaha.org/   No More Empty Pots is a grassroots non-profit corporation that connects individuals and groups to improve self-sufficiency, regional food security and economic resilience of urban and rural communities through advocacy and action. To help support this effort, No More Empty Pots, [...]


Sarpy County Teen Court

Leonard Matthias, Teen Court Coordinator ~ lmatthias@sarpy.com ~ (402) 593-2207 1257 Golden Gate Dr., Suite 11W Papillion, NE 68046 ~ https://liftupsarpycounty.org/orgs-we-support/teen-court/   Teen Court gives juveniles who have committed a misdemeanor crime a second chance to learn from their mistakes without the high cost and stigma of a criminal record. It’s a positive “hands-on” experience meant to divert [...]


CUES School System: Sacred Heart School

Lisa Jackson, Marketing & Recruitment Director  ~ ljackson@shsomaha.org ~ (402) 455-5858 2205 Binney St Omaha, NE 68110 : http://www.shsomaha.org/   Our mission is rooted in Catholic tradition where we share God’s love, kindness and excellence. Special Requirements: Safe Environment training


Omaha Public Schools | Migrant Education Program

Glenn Simonsen ~ glenn.simonsen@ops.org ~ 531-299-0220 Yates Community Center, 3260 Davenport St, Omaha, NE 68131 ~ Website Link    Teaching English conversation and grammar to adult immigrants.Volunteers will work with small groups under the direction of a classroom teacher.  


SAVE Program

Lyndsee Shively, Program Director ~ lyndsee@saveprogram.org ~ (402) 339-1291 3535 Harney Street Omaha, NE 68131 ~ http://saveprogram.org/programs/amp/ SAVE Program is a non-profit organization which provides on-campus tutoring and mentoring to underserved youth in the Omaha metro area.  Our Academic Mentoring Program is partnered with Creighton University’s Intercultural Center and meet on campus in the Harper Center six times/semester (12/year). [...]


MENTOR Nebraska

Whitney Baker ~ whitney@mentornebraska.org ~ (402)-715-4164 6173 Center Street Omaha, NE 68106 ~ MENTORNebraska.org MENTOR Nebraska is an umbrella organization that can connect you to one of their many partners to find your perfect fit to mentor an Omaha youth. Member programs include 100 Black Men, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Girls Inc., The Hope Center for Kids [...]


Do Space

Ty Nared ~ tnared@dospace.org ~ 402.819.4022 7205 Dodge Street, Omaha, NE 68114 ~ https://dospace.org     The future belongs to those who understand technology, and the only way to ensure we’ll be part of this future is to dramatically change technology access and education in Omaha. Do Space is a one-of-a-kind concept: It’s a community technology library, [...]


Latino Center of the Midlands

Itzel Marquez, Administrative Assistant ~ ifmarquez@latinocenter.org ~ 402-733-2720 4821 S 24th St, Omaha, NE 68107 ~ https://www.latinocenter.org/volunteer/   The Latino Center of the Midlands provides a magnitude of bilingual services that focus on educating the community through a three main programs and one main partnership. We also seek to enhance the lives of the Heartland Latino Community [...]


MICAH House

Kayla Terrillion, Child Program Specialist ~ kterrillion@themicahhouse.org ~  712-323-4416 1415 Avenue J, Council Bluffs, IA 51501 ~ http://www.themicahhouse.org/volunteer   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 [...]


inCOMMON Community Development

Sonia Gray, Volunteer Manager ~ sonya@incommoncd.org ~ (402) 933-6672 1340 Park Ave, Omaha, NE 68105 ~ http://incommoncd.org/join/     inCOMMON alleviates poverty at a root level by uniting + strengthening vulnerable neighborhoods. Because the greatest strength of any neighborhood are the residents who call these places home, we’re committed to transforming neighborhoods through neighbors. Through a variety [...]


Northstar Foundation

Lenice Hogan, Volunteer Coordinator ~ Lenice@northstar360.org ~ (402) 614-6360 x216 4242 N 49th Avenue, Omaha, NE 68104 ~ http://www.northstar360.org/   High School Volunteer Tutor: Volunteers will be paired with a student and work once a week for an hour between 4:00-5:00, Monday through Thursday. You pick the day and time that works best with your schedule. Tutors will meet with students [...]



Abide Network

Casia Dotzler ~ casia@abidenetwork.org ~ (402) 422-7807 3223 N. 45th St, Omaha, NE 68104 ~ www.abideomaha.org/volunteer   Are you looking for an opportunity for your business or school to serve as a group? Are you an individual with a special skill, talent, or just want to connect and build relationships with kids? We have a wide [...]


Children’s Square USA

Cheryl Clark, VP Resource Development ~ cclark@childrenssquare.org ~ (712) 322-3700 x5869 N 6th St & Avenue E, P-O Box 8-C, Council Bluffs, IA 51501 ~ http://childrenssquare.org   Serving over 1200 children and families daily, Children’s Square USA offers children’s residential mental health treatment, children’s emergency shelter, child and family therapy, and foster care services.


Charles E. Lakin Human Services Campus

Clarissa Newman, Campus Coordinator ~ clarrissa.newman@lakincampus.org  ~ 712-323-4416 1415 Avenue J Council Bluffs, Iowa 51501 ~ http://www.lakincampus.org/volunteer     The Charles E Lakin Human Services Campus is a unique collaborative that is home to American Red Cross, Boys & Girls Club, Heartland Family Service, MICAH House, and The Salvation Army. The Campus, a separate non-profit, holds events [...]


Jesuit Academy

Mike Mansour ~ mike@jesuitmso.org ~ (402) 346-4464 2311 North 22nd St, Omaha, NE 68110 ~ 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.


Camp Quality Heartland

Michael Young, Executive Director ~ michael.young@campqualityusa.org ~ (402) 714-5401 2870 Co Rd 13 Fremont, Nebraska 68025 ~ Link to Volunteer!   Welcome to Camp Quality HeartlandDid you know more than 260 children in Iowa and Nebraska are diagnosed with cancer each year? Camp Quality Heartland is not in the business of finding a cure for cancer, [...]


Urban League of Nebraska

Rebecca Valdez ~ rebecca.valdez@urbanleagueneb.org ~ 402-453-9730 x117 3040 Lake St., Omaha, NE 68111 ~ www.urbanleagueneb.org We seek to build resilient members in the North Omaha community by helping clients navigate challenges and seek out solutions. We strive to have every member of the community ready for college, work, and life. Programming includes employment services and youth development. Typical volunteer [...]


Rose Theater

Melissa Richter, Audience Services Manager ~ volunteer@rosetheater.org ~ 402-345-4849 2001 Farnam St, Omaha, NE 68102 ~ https://www.rosetheater.org   The Rose Theater is home to Omaha’s touring theater company. Performances are accessible to all children and no child is ever turned away for economic reasons, and many tickets are given to charities. ‘Pay-what-you-can’ evenings are offered for most productions. Thousands [...]