Volunteer Opportunities in Lincoln
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What’s on our calendar:
• Nebraska Severe Weather Awareness Poster Contest, posters due Feb. 11
Lincoln Animal Ambassadors
Pet Food Bank
Assist clients with 50-pound pet food bags, Mondays or Thursdays, 6:30-8:15 pm.
Conduct interviews by phone with pet owners.
Evening Office Assistant
Answer phones, file, organize, take donations, on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, or Thursday.
Nebraska Library Commission Talking Book and Braille Service
Remove audio book labels, to recycle and reuse. Volunteer as an individual or group.
Lincoln Medical Education Partnership
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
Provide guidance to children in Head Start program.
A Warmer Day
Coat Drive Director
Coordinate coat drives with partners.
Ensure event details for coats, volunteers, truck.
Impact Reading Center
Spend one hour a week during the school day, working one-on-one tutoring students.
American Red Cross
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
Youth Sports Coaches
Coaches are needed year-round for youth sports: soccer, flag football, basketball, etc.
CHI Health St. Elizabeth
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
Shop and Stock the Warehouse
Help people select items for moving out of correctional institutions. Sort, organize donations.
Matt Talbot Kitchen and Outreach
Read to kids 11:30 am-12:30 pm or 5:30-6:30 pm.
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.
Help with Job Searches
Help people search for jobs on the computer at the City Library.
Keep Lincoln & Lancaster County Beautiful
Storm Drain Marking
Install, inspect storm drain markers.
Lincoln Children’s Museum
Assist Special Events
Prepare, decorate, run our events.
Assist with building, maintenance of exhibits.
American Cancer Society
Road to Recovery Driver
Drive people in your personal vehicle to cancer treatments.
Willard Community Center
Help boost the Center's presence on social media.
Habitat for Humanity
Assist customers with donation or purchases, answer phone, schedule pickups.
Community Aphasia Partners
Help a person with aphasia engage in social activities.
Star City Pride
Sponsorship & Advertising Sales Interns
Provide administrative and advertising support for the annual Pride Guide, for other events.
Nebraska Community Blood Bank
Monitor donors well-being, serve beverages, snacks.
Veterans to provide companionship to a hospice patient. Talk, play cards, or read to them.
Take A Break
Help kids with activities, crafts and games.
Grief Group Facilitator
Facilitate 11-week group for youth or caregivers.
Accounting for a small non-profit.
Malone Community Center
Answer questions and help with email, printing.
Foundation for Lincoln Public Schools
Help with receptionist, office duties, 5 hours a week.
Bryan Health Medical Center
Help with clerical tasks, family support, patient services, more.
Lux Center for the Arts
Art Gallery/Shop Attendant
Greet visitors, answer phone, and assist with sales.
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
Visit vulnerable citizens, gather, report court info.
Coalition on Human Trafficking Inc.
Hotel/Motel Project Ambassador
Contact hotel/motels to discuss and set-up anti-trafficking training.
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
Chip trails, assist with prescribed burns, prepare for planting, plant, weed and water gardens.
Community Event Educator
Talk to people at events about gardening, food.
The Salvation Army
Food Pantry Helpers
Restock food, help clients week days, 12pm - 4pm.
(402) 477 -7770
Bilingual Story Time
Read stories in non-English languages to children on Saturdays, 10-11 am.
Lincoln Bike Kitchen
Office Support, and Bike Inventory
Help customers/kids choose bikes, data entry, filing.
Live Well Go Fish
Assist with Fishing and Boating Activities
Assist with fishing/boating for seniors, veterans, youth and people with disabilities.
Center for People in Need
Truckloads for Help
Sort and distribute household goods and clothing, anytime Monday - Friday 8:30 am-4:30 pm.
Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital
Bingo & Cards
Activities with residents: cards Tuesdays or bingo Thursdays, 1:15-3:15 pm.
Clean up dining room by returning dirty dishes/trays to dish room. Help participants during meal time.