Tag Archives: One Time Welcome

City of Omaha Parks & Recreation Department

Jenna Kleine, Coordinator of Volunteers ~ jenna.kleine@cityofomaha.org ~ 402-444-4791 1819 Farnam St. #701, Omaha, NE 68183 ~ https://parks.cityofomaha.org/volunteer-opportunities   The mission of the Omaha Parks and Recreation Department is to provide and maintain a comprehensive park system, manage public property and offer opportunities for the citizens and visitors of the Omaha community to encourage a healthy, positive lifestyle that [...]

Nebraska Civic Engagement Table

Sandy Griffin, Field Manager ~ sandy@nebraskatable.org ~402-577-1080 211 N 14th St. Lincoln, NE 68508 ~ https://www.nebraskatable.org   The Nebraska Civic Engagement Table works with nonprofits to increase voting and build an engaged Nebraska. We will build a more just, inclusive, and engaged Nebraska by increasing the year-round civic participation of our nonprofit members’ supporters and underrepresented communities, [...]

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 [...]

The Set Me Free Project

Aruna Bewtra, Volunteer Coordinator ~ aruna@setmefreeproject.net ~ 402-521-3080 11620 M Circle, Omaha, NE 68137 ~ https://www.setmefreeproject.net   The Set Me Free Project began in the spring of 2014 following much training, research, and education on the evils of human trafficking.  After speaking to many educators in the community, we learned that there was simply no education and prevention training [...]

Sierra Club | Nebraska Chapter

David Corbin, Chairman ~ dcorbin@cox.net ~ 402-690-9134 P.O. Box 4664, Omaha, NE 68104 ~ https://www.sierraclub.org/nebraska   The Nebraska Chapter Sierra Club endeavors to create: a safe and healthy community in which to live an enduring legacy for America’s wild places smart energy solutions to combat global warming social and environmental justice movements Since 1892, the Sierra Club has been [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Rise | Prison Re-entry

Chantal Randal, Volunteer Manager ~ crandall@seeusrise.org ~ (402) 203-3166 3555 Farnam Street Omaha, NE 68131 ~ https://www.seeusrise.org/   RISE’s Vision is that all people will find freedom from cycles of incarceration. At RISE, transformation starts pre-release and continues post-release. Our inside/out model bridges incarceration to the community and considers all the critical steps in that journey. We prepare and [...]

March of Dimes

Kristin Shemahorn, Sr. Development Manager ~ Kschemahorn@marchofdimes.org ~ 402-718-8505 4611 S 96th St Suite 231, Omaha, NE 68127 ~ https://www.marchofdimes.org/   March of Dimes leads the fight for the health of all moms and babies. We believe that every baby deserves the best possible start. Unfortunately, not all babies get one. We are changing that. Volunteers are needed to [...]

Immigrant Legal Center

Kylynn Wagner, Operations Assistant ~ kylynn@immigrantlc.org ~ 402.898.1349 4223 Center St Omaha, NE 68105 ~ https://www.immigrantlc.org/   The Immigrant Legal Center is a nonprofit organization that provides legal services, education, and advocacy for immigrants in Nebraska and Southwest Iowa. Employing a diverse team of specialized professionals, we are uniquely qualified to take a holistic approach to our clients’ immigration-related [...]

City of Omaha-Human Rights

Catherine Baker-Coleman, Executive Assistant ~ catherine.baker-coleman@cityofomaha.org ~ 402-444-5049 1819 Farnam St, Suite 502 Omaha, NE 68183 ~ https://humanrights.cityofomaha.org   Do you have a passion for civil rights? Have you ever wanted to get involved in your city, but don’t like the politics of it all? Here is your chance! We are always looking for people to help with our community [...]

Bike Union

Miah Sommer, Executive Director ~  miah@thebikeunion.org ~ 402-238-5890 1818 Dodge St, Omaha, NE 68102 ~ http://www.thebikeunion.org/   The Bike Union and Coffee provides workforce development and life skills for young adults impacted by the foster care system. 100% of your purchases go toward supporting our community programming. We have a unique approach to volunteering. Our greatest need is awarenesses [...]

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

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). [...]

Learning for ALL

Tia Takaesu ~ tia@golearnall.org ~ 402-502-0698 8610 W Dodge Road Omaha, NE 68114  ~ www.golearnall.org     Our mission is to provide adult education (Literacy, GED, English as a Second Language, classroom and one-on-one tutoring). Classes are offered from 9:30am-7:30pm and volunteers are welcome at any time.  

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 [...]

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

Outlook Nebraska

Megan Mackie ~ mmackie@outlookne.org ~ 531-365-5328 4125 South 72nd St., Omaha, NE 68127 ~ https://outlookne.org     Supporting people who are living with vision loss and blindness through technology training, recreation and cultural activities, and community education around inclusion of people with blindness. Volunteers can be sighted guides for teens and adults who are blind/low vision during our monthly [...]

Radio Talking Book Services

Bekah Jurde, Assistant Director ~ rjerde@rtbs.org ~ (402) 572-3003 7101 Newport Avenue, Omaha NE 68152 ~ https://rtbs.org/get-involved/volunteer.html     Radio Talking Book Service provides human-voiced information choices to individuals who have disabilities that prevent them from reading.  Our volunteers read 10 regional and national newspapers, weekly grocery and department store ads, and current information from over 70 magazines [...]

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 [...]


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 [...]