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• Nebraska Severe Weather Awareness Poster Contest, posters due Feb. 11

Lincoln Animal Ambassadors

(402) 817-1168

Pet Food Bank

Assist clients with 50-pound pet food bags, Mondays or Thursdays, 6:30-8:15 pm.

Spay/neuter interviewer

Conduct interviews by phone with pet owners.

Fresh Start

(402) 475-7777

Evening Office Assistant

Answer phones, file, organize, take donations, on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, or Thursday.

Nebraska Library Commission Talking Book and Braille Service

(402) 471-4033

De-labeling Expert

Remove audio book labels, to recycle and reuse. Volunteer as an individual or group.

Lincoln Medical Education Partnership

(402) 483-4581

Stepping Stones

Stock emergency food pantry, personal hygiene items, sort children's clothing, assist with office, etc.

Big Red Challenge

Obstacle Race for Military/Veterans, June 8

Pack swag bags, help with packet pick-up, guide runners along the course or other activities.

Community Action Partnership of Lancaster and Saunders Counties

(402) 875-9320

Foster Grandparent

Provide guidance to children in Head Start program.

A Warmer Day

(402) 480-7463

Coat Drive Director

Coordinate coat drives with partners.

Distribution Director

Ensure event details for coats, volunteers, truck.

City Impact

(402) 477-8080

Impact Reading Center

Spend one hour a week during the school day, working one-on-one tutoring students.

American Red Cross

(402) 441-7997

First Aid Services Team

Help coordinate inventory and supplies or assist with medical data entry.

Blood Donor Ambassador

Greet blood donors, answer questions, thank them for their donation.

YMCA of Lincoln

(402) 434-9228

Youth Sports Coaches

Coaches are needed year-round for youth sports: soccer, flag football, basketball, etc.

CHI Health St. Elizabeth

(402) 219-7111

Mammography Center Greeter

Greet patients, guests and assist with directions.

Nebraska Heart Information Desk Greeter

Provide information for guests, and answer patient room calls, Monday-Friday 7-11 am or 11am – 3pm.

Bridges to Hope

(402) 420-5696

Shop and Stock the Warehouse

Help people select items for moving out of correctional institutions. Sort, organize donations.

Matt Talbot Kitchen and Outreach

(402) 817-0623

Reading Hour

Read to kids 11:30 am-12:30 pm or 5:30-6:30 pm.


(402) 486-8563

Senior Companion

Visit once a week with a senior. Activities include playing games, talking about current events, etc.

Pie Social Assistant

Escort residents to dining room, serve pie, talk with residents, 1-3 pm Saturday.

Prosper Lincoln

(402) 436-1633

Help with Job Searches

Help people search for jobs on the computer at the City Library.

Keep Lincoln & Lancaster County Beautiful

(402) 441-8035

Storm Drain Marking

Install, inspect storm drain markers.

Lincoln Children’s Museum

(402) 477-4000

Assist Special Events

Prepare, decorate, run our events.

Exhibit Maintenance

Assist with building, maintenance of exhibits.

American Cancer Society

(402) 423-4893

Road to Recovery Driver

Drive people in your personal vehicle to cancer treatments.

Willard Community Center

(402) 475-0805

Social Media

Help boost the Center's presence on social media.

Habitat for Humanity

(402) 477-9184

Phone Operator/Cashier

Assist customers with donation or purchases, answer phone, schedule pickups.

Community Aphasia Partners

(402) 472-2145

Social Volunteers

Help a person with aphasia engage in social activities.

Star City Pride

(402) 429-7883

Sponsorship & Advertising Sales Interns

Provide administrative and advertising support for the annual Pride Guide, for other events.

Nebraska Community Blood Bank

(402) 486-9412

Canteen Volunteers

Monitor donors well-being, serve beverages, snacks.


(888) 868-1957

Veteran Hospice

Veterans to provide companionship to a hospice patient. Talk, play cards, or read to them.

YWCA Lincoln

(402) 434-3494

Take A Break

Help kids with activities, crafts and games.

Mourning Hope

(402) 488-8989

Grief Group Facilitator

Facilitate 11-week group for youth or caregivers.

Proyecto Cultural

(402) 202-4829


Accounting for a small non-profit.

Malone Community Center

(402) 202-7431


Answer questions and help with email, printing.

Foundation for Lincoln Public Schools

(402) 436-1612

Office Support

Help with receptionist, office duties, 5 hours a week.

Bryan Health Medical Center

(402) 481-3032

Various Positions

Help with clerical tasks, family support, patient services, more.

Lux Center for the Arts

(402) 466-8692

Art Gallery/Shop Attendant

Greet visitors, answer phone, and assist with sales.

Lincoln Literacy

(402) 476-7323

English Language Tutor

Help people learning how to speak, read and write in English, once a week for an hour.

Nebraska Supreme Court, Office of Public Guardian

(402) 471-8839

Court Visitor

Visit vulnerable citizens, gather, report court info.

Coalition on Human Trafficking Inc.

(402) 216-4023

Hotel/Motel Project Ambassador

Contact hotel/motels to discuss and set-up anti-trafficking training.


(402) 477-4169

Pick Up/Deliver Food

Pick up donated food on alternating Tuesdays. Must have truck/van and be able to lift boxes.

Pioneers Park Nature Center

(402) 441-8708

Land Management

Chip trails, assist with prescribed burns, prepare for planting, plant, weed and water gardens.

Community Crops

(402) 474-9802

Community Event Educator

Talk to people at events about gardening, food.

The Salvation Army

(402) 474-6263

Food Pantry Helpers

Restock food, help clients week days, 12pm - 4pm.

Indigo Community

(402) 477 -7770

Bilingual Story Time

Read stories in non-English languages to children on Saturdays, 10-11 am.

Lincoln Bike Kitchen

(402) 915-BIKE

Office Support, and Bike Inventory

Help customers/kids choose bikes, data entry, filing.

Live Well Go Fish

(402) 802-7768

Assist with Fishing and Boating Activities

Assist with fishing/boating for seniors, veterans, youth and people with disabilities.

Center for People in Need

(402) 476-4357

Truckloads for Help

Sort and distribute household goods and clothing, anytime Monday - Friday 8:30 am-4:30 pm.

Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital

(402) 413-4500

Bingo & Cards

Activities with residents: cards Tuesdays or bingo Thursdays, 1:15-3:15 pm.

Aging Partners

(402) 441-7070

Dining Room/Kitchen

Clean up dining room by returning dirty dishes/trays to dish room. Help participants during meal time.

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