Tag Archives: Semester Commitment

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 [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]

Endless Journey Hospice

Kelly Keller, Volunteer Coordinator ~ kkeller@endlessjourneyhospice.com ~ (402) 800-8145 10909 Mill Valley Rd 205 Omaha, NE 68154 ~  www.endlessjourneyhospice.com   Endless Journey is a local independent hospice that embraces the holistic philosophy of caring for body mind and soul. In addition to traditional hospice care, we enlist a broad array of holistic interventions such as Reiki, Healing Touch, [...]

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 [...]

Volunteer Lawyers Project

Laurel Heer Dale, Director ~ lheerdale@nevlp.org ~ (402) 742-8133 635 S 14th Street, Ste 200 Lincoln, NE 68508 ~ https://nevlp.org/   VLP’s mission is to improve access to justice through the delivery of quality pro bono legal service. Law students can help: pre-screen applicants at legal clinics applicants complete paperwork at clinics assist a volunteer lawyer with a pro bono [...]

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 [...]

Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Omaha

Dave Vankat, Senior Director & Community Relations ~ davev@ccomaha.org ~ (402) 829-9238 3300 North 60th Street, Omaha, NE 68104 ~ https://archomaha.org/discover/   Catholic Charities ministers to the greatest and most fundamental needs of our community. Since 1926, Catholic Charities has had a rich tradition of serving and advocating for the voiceless, hungry, addicted, abused, and forgotten individuals and families [...]

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). [...]

Education Opportunity Center

Dasha Sudar ~ dashasudar@creighton.edu ~ 402-280-3300 814 N. 20th Street Omaha, NE 68102 ~ https://www.creighton.edu/trio/educationalopportunitycenter/ The TRiO   Educational   Opportunity Center serves low-income adults, helping them advance their education goals through GED and ESL classes, resume and financial aid assistance and much more. The EOC is looking for volunteers to help during  GED and ESL classes, Monday- Wednesday, [...]

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.  

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 [...]

Great Plains Black History Museum

Eric Ewing ~ ericewing.gpbhm@gmail.com ~ 402-932-7077 2505 N. 24th Street Omaha, NE, 68110 ~ https://gpblackhistorymuseum.org/     The Great Plains Black History Museum’s mission is, “To preserve, celebrate and educate all people of the contributions and achievements of African Americans throughout the great plains of America.”

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 [...]