Tag Archives: More Than A Semester Commitment Required

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.

Champions of Aging

Katie Christenson ~ Katie.Christenson@homeinsteadinc.com ~ 402-403-5581 13323 California Street,  Omaha, NE 68154 ~ https://www.championsofaging.org/   In the United States alone, 10,000 people per day turn 65. By 2050, there will be more than 2 billion people in the world over the age of 60. This is a massive demographic shift, which will lead to there being more older [...]

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 [...]

Office of Public Guardian

Chelsea Richardson,  Outreach Coordinator ~ chelsea.richardson@nebraska.gov ~ (402) 378-1771 1540 S 70th Street, Suite 202, Lincoln, NE 68506 ~ Website Link   The Office of Public Guardian is designed to serve as the guardian or conservator for an individual when no other alternative is available. In addition to providing the means of last resort as guardians [...]

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, [...]

Magis Clinic

Amelia Simmons, Creighton Medical Student ~ ameliasimmons@creighton.edu ~ (402) 881-0143 1111 N 17th St, Omaha NE 68102 (Siena Francis House) ~ Website    Founded and run by students of the Creighton University School of Medicine since 2004, the Magis Clinic serves the homeless and uninsured of Omaha.  The Magis Clinic is staffed by volunteer students, physicians [...]

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 [...]

Benson Plant Rescue

David Hilber ~ bensonplantrescue@gmail.com ~ (402) 933-3867 7224 Maple St. Omaha, NE 68134 ~ Facebook Page   The Benson Plant Rescue (BPR) engages in organic recycling to combat global warming.   Proceeds from plant sales fund the Community Produce Rescue’s (CPR’s) mission of food reclamation and assist the Omaha Public Library with children’s books and computers. Since [...]

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

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 [...]

Centro Latino

Ramon Caldaza, Executive Director ~ director@sucentrolatino.com ~ (712) 256-6009 300 West Broadway Ste 16 Council Bluffs, IA 51503 ~ www.sucentrolatino.com     Our mission is to educate and empower Hispanic/Latino individuals and families towards a self-sufficient, safe and healthy life

Hillcrest Health Services

Joan Dorwart, Volunteer Coordinator ~ jdorwart@hillcresthealth.org ~ 402-682-4808 1820 Hillcrest Drive Ste B Bellevue, NE 68005 ~ https://www.hillcresthealth.com/volunteers/   Hillcrest Volunteer Services has numerous volunteer opportunities in our communities and Hospice program.  Hillcrest Health Services has 7 communities with the addition of two more in 2017, Millard and Lincoln.  Hillcrest Hospice serves patients in 7 counties in Nebraska. [...]

Dreamweaver Foundation

Ashley Weirich, Dream Coordinator ~ ashley.weirich@dreamweaver.org ~ (402)460-0030 13321 California St, Omaha, NE 68154 ~ www.dreamweaver.org   Dreamweaver Foundation is dedicated to fulfilling life-long dreams for terminally ill seniors in need. We strive to enrich the quality of life and are committed to honoring our most cherished generation in their final days. Making the impossible dream, possible.  Our mission [...]


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 [...]


Kara Covrig ~ kara.covrig@mosaicinfo.org ~ (402) 896-9988 x 51002 4642 S 132nd st Omaha, NE 68137 ~ http://www.mosaicinfo.org/locations/nebraska/omaha     Mosaic is a faith-based organization serving people with intellectual disabilities in the Omaha area.  Volunteer opportunities range from one time opportunities to ongoing opportunities.  Activities could include (but are not limited to) working directly with people served, assisting with activities, [...]

Food Bank for the Heartland

Spencer Cohort, Warehouse Volunteer Coordinator ~ volunteer@foodbankheartland.org ~ (402) 331-1213 10525 J Street Omaha, NE 68127 ~https://foodbankheartland.org/     Volunteers in the warehouse are needed to sort and repackage food, assemble packs of food for our backpack program and work special events in our community. One-time and repeat volunteers are both welcome. We can accommodate individual volunteers [...]

Ollie Webb Center, Inc.

Lisa Dougherty, HR Manager ~ ldougherty@olliewebbinc.org ~ (402) 346-5220 1941 South 42nd St, Suite 122, Omaha, NE  68105 ~ www.olliewebbinc.org   Ollie Webb Center, Inc.’s mission is to enrich the lives of individuals with developmental disabilities and their families through support, programs, and advocacy. Volunteer opportunities include: joining our adolescent and/or adult participants at community based locations for socialization [...]

Nebraskans for Peace-Omaha Chapter

Mark Welsch, Omaha Coordinator ~ NFPOmaha1970@gmail.com ~ 402-453-0776 PO Box 6418, Omaha NE 68106 ~ http://nebraskansforpeace.org/   Nebraskans for Peace is a statewide grassroots advocacy organization working nonviolently for Peace with Justice through community building, education and political action. As the oldest statewide Peace & Justice organization in the country, Nebraskans for Peace is the acknowledged voice [...]

Refugee Empowerment Center

Amanda Kohler ~ akohler@refugeeempowermentcenter ~ (402) 677-4803 3610 Dodge St, Suite 100, Omaha, NE 68131 ~ http://refugeeempowerment.org/volunteer/     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 [...]

Omaha Public Schools | Independent Studies Program/Adult High School

Jacqueline Washington, Program Director ~ Jacqueline.Washington@ops.org ~ (531) 299-9395 3230 Burt St, Omaha, NE 68131 ~ Visit the Website!   The Independent Study Program (ISP) is part of the Multiple Pathways Program. ISP provides opportunities for students ages 17-21 to earn credit toward graduation in a homework based, self-paced, individualized environment. We need volunteers to help tutor [...]

Women’s Center for Advancement (WCA)

Jacquie Gordon, Volunteering and Training Coordinator ~ jacquieg@wcaomaha.org ~ (402) 345-6555 ext. 333 3801 Harney Street Omaha, NE 68131 ~ http://www.wcaomaha.org/volunteer/   The Women’s Center for Advancement (WCA) serves victims of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault. We are dedicated to helping clients stay safe and grow strong by addressing both their immediate safety needs and their long-term self-sufficiency. Volunteers [...]

Open Door Mission

Garrett Ross ~ GarrettRoss@OpenDoorMission.org ~ 402-829-1548 2828 N 23rd St E, Omaha, NE 68110 ~ https://www.opendoormission.org/     The Open Door Mission is a Gospel Rescue Mission that meets the need of individuals and families while inspiring HOPE for lasting change that breaks the cycle of homelessness and poverty. Daily, Open Door Mission offers 917 safe shelter beds [...]

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 [...]