Culture

Ten Thousand Villages

Agency
Ten Thousand Villages
140 N 8th Street, Suite 125 (Haymarket)
Lincoln, NE
402-475-4122
Ten Thousand Villages' mission is to create opportunities for artisans in developing countries to earn income by bringing their products and stories to our markets through long-term fair trading relationships.
Contact
Gabby Ayala/Lisa Lux
402-475-4122
Available projects
Sales Associate-We have the greatest need for volunteers in the store as sales associates. The shifts are typically 3-4 hours long. Duties include: Become familiar with history, mission, products and producers and be able to share information with customers. Greet and assist customers by ringing up sales, unpacking, pricing, and stocking merchandise. We also need help cleaning, organizing and merchandizing on occasion.
Classification
Culture, event, sales, trade

Southeast Community College

Agency
Southeast Community College
8800 "O" Street, J2Bb
Lincoln, NE 68520
402-437-2719
402-437-2704
Diane Vesely-Robb
Lynn Saffer
Providing opportunities for adult learners to strengthen their lives through educational experiences
Contact
Lynn Saffer
402-437-2719
Available projects
Classroom tutors for GED®, ESL, and basic education classes
Minimum 18 years old and high school diploma
Minimum of 20 hrs.
none
2 - 2
2 – 2 ½
Application process and review of class obligations
Contact Lynn Saffer to complete an application
Classification
Fall 2014
Spring 2014
Bruening, Erika
Click, Kane
Droogsma, Rachel
Dubas, Ellen
Gilbreth, Joan
Kelen, Sarah
Cultural Anthropology
Intercultural Communication
LAS: Superheroes in North American Culture
Race Relations
multicultural, Education, Culture, ESL, Refugee, english, Diversity, Language, ELL

Asian Community and Cultural Center

Agency
Asian Community and Cultural Center
2635 "O" Street #A
Lincoln, NE 68510
402-477-3446
4024774508
Sheila Vinton. Sheila@lincolnasiancenter.org
Kelsey Lee

To support and empower Asian people while sharing our cultures with the entire community through our programs and services.

Contact
Kelsey Lee
402-477-3446
Available projects

English Language Learning Classes 4 times per week serving mostly Karen and Vietnamese: Mondays 11 a.m. - one volunteer needed Wednesday 1 p.m. - one volunteer needed Tuesday/Thursday 6-730 pm - three volunteers needed Citizenship class: 2-3 Wednesday Youth Programs Monday and Wednesday 315 -5 pm at Lincoln High: College preparation or transition to work after graduation focus many Karen students but don't have to be Asian to participate Need 8 week commitment - 1 or two consistent volunteers TET Festival - February 8 130-530 p.m need help with preparation and planning. Will need 10-15 volunteers, hand out programs, serve food, help with crafts Asian Cultural Club at McPhee Elementary school for 8 weeks, for 2-3rd graders January 16-March 6 - need 2-3 volunteers to help each week. Could help plan and present the curriculum - targeting Vietnamese and Burmese in student population there.

English speaking
One semester
Short training upon arrival.
Fill out on-site, by appointment
Classification
Spring 2014
Droogsma, Rachel
Gilbreth, Joan
Wortmann, Sue
Cultural Geography
Intercultural Communication
Race Relations
Social Problems
Education, Culture, Minority, ESL, Tutor, Mentor, Youth, Refugee, asian, community, citizen, teach, english, minorities