Service Learning Agencies

Teen Group Facilitators: Co-facilitate the teen group. Knowledge of the grief process and expeirence working in a small teen group. Group Volunteers to assist facilitators with discussions, clean-up, group discipline, arts/crafts, etc. Meetings 1st & 3rd Th, 6-8 PM. Board of Directors...
Special Projects – assist with a variety of projects and events throughout the year to raise funds and awareness. Opportunities may include assisting with bulk mailings, June SouthPointe Concert Series, April Child Abuse Awareness Month Event and Fall Monster Dash. Child Supervision and Support -...
Must be over 21. Work with Residential Treatment Program for adolescent sex offenders. No short-term volunteer opportunities.
Impact Reading Center Tutor Program – One-on-one reading tutor with a struggling reader at Elliott or Clinton Elementary. Training provided and begins late August. Tutor just 60 minutes one day per week, for a school semester. Morning, lunch hour, and afternoon slots available. Build a special...
Can volunteer in any of the following areas: Parks and Trails, Hands-On, Help-Out, Adopt-a-Trail, Adopt-a-Park, Adopt a Lincoln Landscape, Recreation Centers, Pioneers Park Nature Center, Public Pools - Swim Teams, Team Sports, Hyde Observatory, Public Gardens, Events, Office, Class Requirement,...
Clinics are held from 5:30 - 7 pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays. There are volunteer opportunities as a patient guide or interpreter. Each clinic night is sponsored by a different team. Students will be placed on a team, but can request to be on more than one team if they desire. It is important...
Foster Pet Parent: House and care for animals waiting to be adopted. Care for our most vulnerable friends. Home visit is required. Caring of course is 24/7 while pets are with you. Fundraiser: Help out at various events; Petco, garage sales, etc.
Educate Leadership Volunteer Assistant - Assist the Leadership Team with projects for the facility, and help keep files organized and stored properly and in a timely manner. Help with preparations for events for staff and families, and participate in working those events (as available). Complete...
Opportunities abound to help out with our Farm and Garden programs! Prairie Pines Farm (located at 112th and Adams) helps new farmers grow and harvest produce to sell through a summer and winter CSA. Volunteers can help with a variety of farm tasks, including planting, harvesting, weeding, and...
Health/nutrition education to students at Huntington School. Completed nutrition education. Need assistance 30 min./day Prepare healthy snacks for children as part of a nutrition education grant. LPS nutrition director Jessie Coffey 436-1747
Test smoke alarms in each of the 101 condiminums. Sweep and vacuum common storage areas. Only for Lend a Hand to Lincoln
A variety of after school and during school projects are available: Backpack Program - Food distribution for low-income students and their families on Friday afternoons. Other opportunities - NWU students can work with students within the classroom on daily and enhancement activities, tutoring,...
Behavioral disordered students: Tutoring, mentoring , assisting in the classroom. Elementary 10 am - 3 pm . Secondary 9am-2pm
Social Club Volunteer: Social Club is a recreation club for older adults with special needs. Volunteers assist club members to actively participate in club activities. Activities include dances, crafts, spectator sports, movies, holiday parties, and park activities. Wednesdays 6:45-8:45 Day...
Sort and display donated items--second use building materials, cabinets, appliances, hardward, paint. Disposal of old paint. Building solar paint still. Warehouse work, cleaning and preparing materials for sale. Need community awareness. Green Associate: A great opportunity for a "people person...
Want to help students KnowHow2GO to College? Big dreams and good grades are not enough to get into college for many low-income or first-generation students. They need someone to help them along the way-to teach them the steps they need to make college a reality. Are you willing to be THAT person...
English Classes The courses are led by instructors trained and given materials by the Lincoln Literacy Council, but students can serve as assistants and tutors in the class. Classes are held weekday evenings. Spanish language skills are not required. The class can accommodate 3-5 NWU students...
Independence House Activity Assistants Volunteers are needed to assist our Activity Directors at our Independence Houses with daily planned group activities that enhance the social, emotional and spiritual needs of our residents through support and companionship. On occasion assistants may plan,...
Flexible, but generally provide 1:1 tutoring for High school aged students. Working at own pace, teach science, social studies, math, english. Have on line learning coursework. May have 30-45 kids in one day. A lot of behavior issues. Very structured environment. Have used NWU students in...
**Clubs 5-7 PM Opportunity to teach /lead/assist with the following activities: Spanish, photo, board games. imagination activites, book club, sewing, crafts, computer games. dodgeball, basketball, recreation games, karate, model cars. **5pm-9pm the center is open to Jr. High and High Schools...