Trip Specific Opportunities


If you are interested in opportunities around Omaha that are relevant to your trip’s justice issues, check out the suggestions below!

Anthony, NM – Women’s Intercultural Center

  • Sign up for Weekly Service at Yates Community Center, to help serve and learn with our Omaha immigrant and refugee neighbors.

  • Serve lunch with an intersectional population at the Intercultural Senior Center

  • Participate in action and advocacy work by joining OTOC’s Immigration/Refugee Support Action Team

  • Get involved with Nebraskans for Peace and their array of intersectional advocacy work

 

Axtell, NE – Mosaic Bethphage Village

  • Volunteer at Radio Talking Book Services! Bring the news to those whose disabilities prevent them from reading!

  • Become a Mosaic Allied Voices advocate to ensure that people with complex needs remain a priority

  • Apply to be a Volunteer Companion for a week in the Summer at Camp Quality Heartland! With 15+ locations across the country, you can donate your time wherever you are!

  • Take the Polar Plunge for Special Olympics NE!

 

Chicago, IL – Amate House

  • Commit to a semester of mentoring students by applying for the 402 service program! Check the SCSJ website for upcoming application dates.

  • Consider being a post-graduate volunteer. Learn about a variety of programs.

  • Help tutor Immigrant/Refugee adult students at the SCSJ’s weekly service site, Yates Community Center

  • Serve lunch with an intersectional population at the Intercultural Senior Center

 

Cleveland, OH – Catholic Worker

  • Take part in Creighton’s annual Project Homeless Connect Omaha, a one-day event dedicated to serving individuals experiencing homelessness by providing health screenings and access to community resources in one convenient location.

  • Sign up for Weekly Service at the Siena/Francis House to share a meal with people experiencing homelessness

  • Be part of the solution by working with Urban League of Nebraska that provides employment services and youth development to systematically break the cycles of food and housing insecurity.

  • Participate in action and advocacy work by joining OTOC’s Housing and Revitalization Action Team

 

Clinton, IA -  L’Arche the Arch Community

  • Become a Mosaic Allied Voices advocate to ensure that people with complex needs remain a priority

  • Get in contact with Fr. Larry Gillick to schedule a dinner to talk about his work with L’Arche communities in Canada

  • Get involved with Nebraskans for Peace and their array of intersectional advocacy work

  • Find a buddy pair with Creighton’s Best Buddies program

 

Denver, CO – Colorado Vincentian Volunteers

  • Sign up for Weekly Service at the Siena/Francis House to share a meal with people experiencing homelessness

  • Participate in action and advocacy work by joining OTOC’s Housing and Revitalization Action Team

  •  Take part in Creighton’s annual Project Homeless Connect Omaha, a one-day event dedicated to serving individuals experiencing homelessness by providing health screenings and access to community resources in one convenient location.

  • Enjoy a locally sourced meal with your service group at an upcoming Foodbank of the Heartland Event

 

Detroit, MI – Capuchin Province of St. Joseph

  • Sign up for Weekly Service at the Siena/Francis House to share a meal with people experiencing homelessness

  • Get involved with local sustainability and community building efforts through City Sprouts’ gardening, education and youth employment

  • Sign up for Weekly Service at Lutheran Family Services to assist refugee families transitioning to life in the US

  • Enjoy a locally sourced meal with your service group at an upcoming Foodbank of the Heartland Event

 

East St. Louis, IL – Hubbard House

  • Get involved with urban education initiatives through the Omaha CUES School System

  • Take part in Creighton’s annual Project Homeless Connect Omaha, a one-day event dedicated to serving individuals experiencing homelessness by providing health screenings and access to community resources in one convenient location.

  • Sign up for Weekly Service at the Siena/Francis House to share a meal with people experiencing homelessness

  • Be part of the solution by working with Urban League of Nebraska that provides employment services and youth development to systematically break the cycles of food and housing insecurity.

El Paso, TX – Annunciation House

  • Sign up for Weekly Service at Yates Community Center, to help serve and learn with our Omaha immigrant and refugee neighbors.

  • Interested in local Latino issues? Attend a CULSA meeting on campus!

  • Participate in action and advocacy work by joining OTOC’s Immigration/Refugee Support Action Team

  • Watch Freeform’s new series Party of Five, depicting the life of a family with mixed immigration status. Stream with the Freeform app.

 

El Paso, TX – Columban Border Immersion

  • Visit the St. Columban Center in Bellevue, NE with your group to share your experience with local Columban Priests

  • Participate in action and advocacy work by joining OTOC’s Immigration/Refugee Support Action Team

  •  Get advocacy alerts for the US Immigration System through the Justice for Immigrants email list-serve

  •  Serve lunch with an intersectional population at the Intercultural Senior Center

 

El Paso, TX – The Encuentro Project

  • Get advocacy alerts for the US Immigration System through the Justice for Immigrants email list-serve

  • Participate in action and advocacy work by joining OTOC’s Immigration/Refugee Support Action Team

  • Interested in local Latino issues? Attend a CULSA meeting on campus!

  • Sign up for Weekly Service at Yates Community Center, to help serve and learn with our Omaha immigrant and refugee neighbors.

 

Lincoln, NE – Sustainability

  • Join us in learning about cases of environmental justice in Omaha, the U.S., and the world through the SCSJ’s Environmental Community Orientation. Email SCSJ Program Manager Becca Huju for upcoming dates!

  • Get involved with local sustainability and community building efforts through City Sprouts’ gardening, education and youth employment

  • Enjoy a locally sourced meal with your service group at an upcoming Foodbank of the Heartland Event

  • Learn more about the issues with Nebraskans for Peace and their array of intersectional advocacy work

 

Memphis, TN – Serve 901

  •  Join us in learning more about Creighton’s neighborhood, especially the North Omaha Village Zone. This brief community orientation will offer a bit of history and the opportunity to dialogue with community partners. Email SCSJ Program Manager Becca Huju for upcoming dates!

  • Visit the Great Plains Black History Museum with your service group

  • Sign up for Weekly Service at the Siena/Francis House to share a meal with people experiencing homelessness

  • Serve with Urban Bicycle Food Ministries in Omaha!

 

Milwaukee, WI – Casa Romero Urban Plunge

  • Participate in action and advocacy work by joining OTOC’s Housing and Revitalization Action Team

  •  Take part in Creighton’s annual Project Homeless Connect Omaha, a one-day event dedicated to serving individuals experiencing homelessness by providing health screenings and access to community resources in one convenient location.

  • Join us in learning more about Creighton’s neighborhood, especially the North Omaha Village Zone. This brief community orientation will offer a bit of history and the opportunity to dialogue with community partners. Email SCSJ Program Manager Becca Huju for upcoming dates!

  • Learn more about the Community of North Omaha through the Work at 75 North, a Community Partner that facilitates the revitalization of a healthy, sustainable, mixed-income community in the Highlander neighborhood.

 

Minneapolis, MN – St. Jane House and Ascension Parish

  •  Join us in learning more about Creighton’s neighborhood, especially the North Omaha Village Zone. This brief community orientation will offer a bit of history and the opportunity to dialogue with community partners. Email SCSJ Program Manager Becca Huju for upcoming dates!

  • Serve lunch with an intersectional population at the Intercultural Senior Center

  • Get involved with urban education initiatives through the Omaha CUES School System

  • Sign up for Weekly Service at Yates Community Center, to help serve and learn with our Omaha immigrant and refugee neighbors

 

Mobile, AL – Daughters of Charity

  • Be part of the solution by working with Urban League of Nebraska that provides employment services and youth development to systematically break the cycles of food and housing insecurity.

  • Get involved with Nebraskans for Peace and their array of intersectional advocacy work

  • Attend a Peace and Justice Co-Op  meeting on campus to learn about their efforts to educate Creighton about our interdependent global community

  • Join us in learning about cases of environmental justice in Omaha, the U.S., and the world through the SCSJ’s Environmental Community Orientation. Email SCSJ Program Manager Becca Huju for upcoming dates!

 

Montgomery, AL – Resurrection Catholic Missions

  • Participate in action and advocacy work by joining OTOC’s Housing and Revitalization Action Team

  • Learn more about the Community of North Omaha through the Work at 75 North, a Community Partner that facilitate the revitalization of a healthy, sustainable, mixed-income community in the Highlander neighborhood.

  • Visit the Great Plains Black History Museum with your service group

  •  Join us in learning more about Creighton’s neighborhood, especially the North Omaha Village Zone. This brief community orientation will offer a bit of history and the opportunity to dialogue with community partners. Email SCSJ Program Manager Becca Huju for upcoming dates!

 

Morton, MS – Excel Community & Learning Center

  • Learn more about the Community of North Omaha through the Work at 75 North, a Community Partner that facilitate the revitalization of a healthy, sustainable, mixed-income community in the Highlander neighborhood.

  • Visit the Great Plains Black History Museum with your service group

  • Commit to a semester of mentoring students by applying for the 402 service program! Check the SCSJ website for upcoming application dates.

  • Get involved with local sustainability and community building efforts through City Sprouts’ gardening, education and youth employment

 

New Orleans, LA – Duchesne House

  • Sign up for Weekly Service at Habitat for Humanity

  •  Join us in learning more about Creighton’s neighborhood, especially the North Omaha Village Zone. This brief community orientation will offer a bit of history and the opportunity to dialogue with community partners.  Email SCSJ Program Manager Becca Huju for upcoming dates!

  • Be part of the solution by working with Urban League of Nebraska that provides employment services and youth development to systematically break the cycles of food and housing insecurity.

  • Learn more about healthcare policy in Omaha by attending an OTOC Medicaid Expansion and Tax Policy action team meeting

 

New Orleans, LA – House of Charity

  • Sign up for Weekly Service at Habitat for Humanity

  • Get involved with local sustainability and community building efforts through City Sprouts’ gardening, education and youth employment

  • Get involved with Nebraskans for Peace and their array of intersectional advocacy work

  • Participate in action and advocacy work by joining OTOC’s Housing and Revitalization Action Team

 

Niobrara, NE – Ponca Tribe of Nebraska

  • Get involved with Nebraskans for Peace and their array of intersectional advocacy work

  • Schedule a dinner with St. John’s Pastor Fr. Lorn Snow to learn more about our campus Parish’s work with the South Dakota Pine Ridge Reservation

  • Get involved with local sustainability and community building efforts through City Sprouts’ gardening, education and youth employment

  • Take HIS 287 with Dr. Pamela Bennett to learn more about Native American in Omaha and across the country!

 

Okolona, MS – Excel Community & Learning Center

  • Sign up for Weekly Service at Yates Community Center, to help serve and learn with our Omaha immigrant and refugee neighbors.

  • Commit to a semester of mentoring students by applying for the 402 service program! Check the SCSJ website for upcoming application dates.

  • Learn more about the Community of North Omaha through the Work at 75 North, a Community Partner that facilitate the revitalization of a healthy, sustainable, mixed-income community in the Highlander neighborhood.

  • Get involved with Omaha Public Schools Adult High School program to help tutor students working towards their graduation. This opportunity is only 2 blocks from Creighton!

 

Omaha, NE – Advocacy ( Racial/Criminal Justice)

  • Get involved with urban education initiatives through the Omaha CUES School System

  • Be part of the solution by working with Urban League of Nebraska that provides employment services and youth development to systematically break the cycles of food and housing insecurity.

  • Learn more about the Community of North Omaha through the Work at 75 North, a Community Partner that facilitate the revitalization of a healthy, sustainable, mixed-income community in the Highlander neighborhood.

  • Get involved with Nebraskans for Peace and their array of intersectional advocacy work

 

Omaha, NE – Intercultural Senior Center

  • Sign up for Weekly Service at Lutheran Family Services to assist refugee families transitioning to life in the US

  • Serve lunch with an intersectional population at the Intercultural Senior Center

  • Participate in action and advocacy work by joining OTOC’s Immigration/Refugee Support Action Team

  • Commit to a semester of mentoring students by applying for the 402 service program! Check the SCSJ website for upcoming application dates.

 

Omaha, NE – OneWorld Community Health Centers

  • Learn more about healthcare policy in Omaha by attending an OTOC Medicaid Expansion and Tax Policy action team meeting

  • Spend the day with the Dynamic Immigrant community of South Omaha! In this community orientation the SCSJ will integrate you into the community for a day to learn more about local Omaha history and how it relates to the greater Jesuit mission. Email SCSJ Program Manager Becca Huju for upcoming dates!

  • Take a stroll back down 24th street with your service group to find a great restaurant in South Omaha.

  • Get involved with the Learning Community Center that facilitates education for the whole family, caring for the whole person.

 

Omaha, NE – Siena/Francis House

  • Sign up for Weekly Service at the Siena/Francis House

  • Sign up for Weekly Service at Habitat for Humanity

  • Take part in Creighton’s annual Project Homeless Connect Omaha, a one-day event dedicated to serving individuals experiencing homelessness by providing health screenings and access to community resources in one convenient location.

  • Enjoy a locally sourced meal with your service group at an upcoming Foodbank of the Heartland Event

 

Omaha, NE – Yates Community Center

  • Commit to a semester of mentoring students by applying for the 402 service program! Check the SCSJ website for upcoming application dates.

  • Sign up for Weekly Service at Yates Community Center, to help serve and learn with our Omaha immigrant and refugee neighbors.

  • Get involved with Omaha Public School’s Adult High School program to help tutor students working towards their graduation. This opportunity is only 2 blocks from Creighton!

  • Serve lunch with an intersectional population at the Intercultural Senior Center

 

Overland Park, KS – L’Arche Community

  • Volunteer at Radio Talking Book Services! Bring the news to those whose disabilities prevent them from reading!

  • Become a Mosaic Allied Voices advocate to ensure that people with complex needs remain a priority

  • Apply to be a Volunteer Companion for a week in the Summer at Camp Quality Heartland! With 15+ locations across the country, you can donate your time wherever you are!

  • Get in contact with Fr. Larry Gillick to schedule a dinner to talk about his work with L’Arche communities in Canada

 

San Antonio, TX – Daughters of Charity

  • Get involved with Nebraskans for Peace and their array of intersectional advocacy work

  • Join an OTOC action team to learn about local Omaha advocacy efforts

  • Be part of the solution by working with Urban League of Nebraska that provides employment services and youth development to systematically break the cycles of food and housing insecurity.

  • Learn more about the pockets of the local Omaha community through the SCSJ’s Community Orientations. These brief programs will offer a bit of history and the opportunity to dialogue with community partners. Email SCSJ Program Manager Becca Huju for upcoming dates!

 

St. Paul, MN – St. Joseph Worker Program

  • Get involved with Nebraskans for Peace and their array of intersectional advocacy work

  • Join an OTOC action team to learn about local advocacy efforts

  • Be part of the solution by working with Urban League of Nebraska that provides employment services and youth development to systematically break the cycles of food and housing insecurity.

  • Learn more about the pockets of the local Omaha community through the SCSJ’s Community Orientations. These brief programs will offer a bit of history and the opportunity to dialogue with community partners. Email SCSJ Program Manager Becca Huju for upcoming dates!

 

Stroud, OK – Habitat for Humanity

  • Sign up for Weekly Service at Habitat for Humanity

  • Learn more about the Community of North Omaha through the Work at 75 North, a Community Partner that facilitate the revitalization of a healthy, sustainable, mixed-income community in the Highlander neighborhood.

  • Join us in learning about cases of environmental justice in Omaha, the U.S., and the world through the SCSJ’s Environmental Community Orientation. Email SCSJ Program Manager Becca Huju for upcoming dates!

  • Get involved with local sustainability and community building efforts through City Sprouts’ gardening, education and youth employment

 

St. Mary of the Woods, IN – White Violet Eco Center

  • Join us in learning about cases of environmental justice in Omaha, the U.S., and the world through the SCSJ’s Environmental Community Orientation. Email SCSJ Program Manager Becca Huju for upcoming dates!

  • Enjoy a locally sourced meal with your service group at an upcoming Foodbank of the Heartland Event

  • Get involved with local sustainability and community building efforts through City Sprouts’ gardening, education and youth employment

  • Sign up for Weekly Service at Habitat for Humanity

 

Wheeling, WV – Appalachian Institute

  • Join us in learning about cases of environmental justice in Omaha, the U.S., and the world through the SCSJ’s Environmental Community Orientation. Email SCSJ Program Manager Becca Huju for upcoming dates!

  • Enjoy a locally sourced meal with your service group at an upcoming Foodbank of the Heartland Event

  • Get involved with local sustainability and community building efforts through City Sprouts’ gardening, education and youth employment

  • Sign up for Weekly Service at Habitat for Humanity

Wheeling, WV – Grow Ohio Valley

  • Join us in learning about cases of environmental justice in Omaha, the U.S., and the world through the SCSJ’s Environmental Community Orientation. Email SCSJ Program Manager Becca Huju for upcoming dates!

  • Enjoy a locally sourced meal with your service group at an upcoming Foodbank of the Heartland Event

  • Get involved with local sustainability and community building efforts through City Sprouts’ gardening, education and youth employment

  • Sign up for Weekly Service at Habitat for Humanity