Service-Learning: Organization List

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Organization Name

Description

Catholic Social Services
Catholic Social Services offers support for disadvantaged and refugee families by providing counseling, educational, and food services. CSS also provides opportunities for families to establish lasting relationships with others in the community.
Pathways to Compassion Hospice
Pathways to Compassion Hospice provides specialized care and support for patients and their families. Volunteers are an important part of this program. There are many ways that Pathways to Compassion Hospice volunteers can contribute.
Nebraska Department of Correctional Services/Adult Parole Administration
The Nebraska Department of Correctional Services/Adult Parole Administration supervises adult offenders paroled from Nebraska institutions. Develop relationships with parolees to assist them in becoming law-abiding, productive, members of society.
LGBTQA Programs and Services(Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer & Ally)
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Ally Programs and Services provides resources and information to students, staff and faculty, and the Lincoln community.
Clinic with a Heart
The mission of the Clinic with a Heart is to provide free short-term health care to people in Lincoln who have financial, language, legal, awareness or other barriers to care. Medication assistance is also provided. Hundreds of medical and non-medical volunteers provide free, quality, culturally appropriate care. There are several ...
Lincoln Convention and Visitors Bureau
The Convention and Visitors Bureau is responsible for bringing events to Lincoln, generating overnight stays and adding to the city’s economic impact.
Peace Corps
The Peace Corps Mission is to help people of interested countries in meeting their need for trained men and women. The Peace Corps helps promote a better understanding of Americans to the people served, as well as promoting a better understanding of other peoples on the part of Americans.
American Cancer Society
How We Help You Stay Well: Nearly half of all cancer deaths could be avoided if we did what we know works ─ live healthier lifestyles, quit smoking, and get our recommended cancer screenings. The American Cancer Society is here to help you take steps every day to stay well. ...
Nebraska Library Commission Talking Book & Braille Services
Talking Book and Braille Service provides free books and magazines on cassette, and Braille to individuals with a visual or physical condition or reading disability, which limits use of regular print. Studio narrators, producers, and reviewers work together to record Midwest magazines in our digital recording studio.
Lancaster Juvenile Detention Center
The Attention Center for Youth is committed to providing a safe and structured environment for children under 18 years of age involved with law violation. Through “enhancing needed skills which can help them adopt positive choices in the future,” volunteers and the trained professional staff can make a difference in ...
Lincoln Community Playhouse
Lincoln Community Playhouse offers fine arts and drama to the Lincoln Community. The heart of the Playhouse is its volunteers. All are welcome and various opportunities are available continuously.
American Red Cross
The American Red Cross is a humanitarian organization led by volunteers and guided by its Congressional Charter and the Fundamentals of the American Red Cross Movement. This organization provides relief to victims of disasters and helps people prevent, prepare for and respond to emergencies.
Auld Recreation Center
Volunteers assist club members to actively participate in club activities. Activity locations vary. Schedules are available the first week of club meetings. All clubs meet at Auld Recreation Center the first week. Auld Recreation Center is located in Antelope Park at about 31st and A Streets, or one block west ...
Nebraska Appleseed
Nebraska Appleseed is a non-profit, public interest law firm that advocates for the low-income, children in the welfare system, and new immigrants.
Lincoln Police Department
Quality Service Audits (QSA’s) enable students to contact by phone citizens of Lincoln that have recently been contacted by the Lincoln Police Department. Students would then conduct a 3-5 minute phone survey of how that interaction went with the LPD officer.
Willard Community Center
Willard Community Center offers fellowship for all ages in the community, from infant care and preschool to after-school programs, adult classes, and social activities for senior citizens.
Latino Achievement Mentoring Program (LAMP)
LAMP is a collaborative effort between the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Latino Research Initiative and Community Outreach Partnership Center that serves two important goals. First goal is to promote healthy youth development by providing emotional academic, psychological, and social support, through individual mentoring by college students. The second goal is to ...
West “A” Neighborhood Association
The West “A” Neighborhood Association is a group of neighbors and local business owners coming together for the improvement, and cohesiveness of the neighborhood.
Center for Legal Immigration Assistance
The Center for Legal Immigration Assistance (CLIA) is a program of United Methodist Community Ministries that works with refugees/immigrants in the Lincoln area.
Cornhusker State Games
Cornhusker State Games are an amateur sports festival for Nebraskans of all ages and abilities. The purpose of the games is to provide top quality amateur competition in a wide range of activities. More than 2,500 volunteers are involved in the games.
Park Teen Center
Park Teen Center is a Lincoln Parks and Recreation facility housed on the lower level of Park Middle School. The Teen Center is available for use each school day and on days school is not in session. During the school year, the Teen Center offers free drop-in use exclusively to ...
Nebraskans for Peace
Nebraskans for Peace, the oldest statewide peace and justice organization, continues to work non-violently for peace with justice, through community building, education, and political action.
Lincoln/Lancaster Senior Centers
To provide a variety of needed services and activities which enhance the dignity of older adults, support their independence, and encourage their involvement within the neighborhood and community.
Boy Scouts of America
To ensure each boy in elementary schools are able to participate in the Cub Scout program. Were we have the goal of preparing them to make ethical and moral choices over thier lifetimes while having fun.
Mourning Hope
Mourning Hope is a grief support program for children, teens and their families who have experienced the death of someone significant in their lives.