JANUARY 23–27, 2022

Nonprofit in Residence

Join fellow Huskers to network with local nonprofit organizations from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. located in the Nebraska Union across from the N-Card Office. Students can stop by to network and learn about industries, internships, and volunteer opportunities.

The Nebraska Union on a sunny day

Monday: Jan. 23

College Possible Omaha

Throughout the years our Leadership Team has remained steadfast in our mission to make college admission and success possible for students from low-income backgrounds through an intensive curriculum of coaching and support. Visit this booth to learn about how you can volunteer.

  • Contact to volunteer: Jasmine McCain jmccain@collegepossible.org
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    History Nebraska

    History Nebraska was founded in 1878 as the Nebraska State Historical Society by citizens who recognized Nebraska was going through great changes and they sought to record the stories of both indigenous and immigrant peoples. Visit this booth to learn about how you can volunteer.

Tuesday: Jan. 24

Lincoln Community Learning Centers

CLC clubs provide high-quality academic and enrichment opportunities during non-school hours for children. Visit their booth to learn about how you can volunteer.

  • Contact to volunteer: Emily Trauernicht etrauer@lps.org
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    Girl Scouts of Nebraska

    Girl Scouts have been a force for positive change in our world for 110 years—tackling issues in their communities, helping others, and leading into the future. Visit their booth to learn about how you can volunteer.

Wednesday: Jan. 25

Lincoln Literacy

Lincoln Literacy is a volunteer-driven 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that provides a free continuum of services rooted in language and literacy skills. Visit this booth to learn how you can volunteer.

  • Contact to volunteer: Donna Stadig dstadig@lincolnliteracy.org
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    Big Brothers Big Sisters of Lincoln

    Big Brothers Big Sisters of Lincoln exists to bring awareness to the importance of mentoring and change the lives of youths we serve in Lincoln, Nebraska. Visit this booth to learn how you can volunteer at the this nonprofit organization.

Thursday: Jan. 26

Lutheran Family Services

Lutheran Family Services expresses God’s love for all people by providing quality human care services that build and strengthen individual, family, and community life. Visit this booth to learn how you can volunteer.

  • Contact to Learn more: Samantha Redfern samantha.redfern@onelfs.org
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    Family Services of Lincoln

    Family Service Lincoln serves the local community through various programs and classes. We are passionate about helping families thrive. Visit this booth to learn how you can volunteer.

Friday: Jan. 27

Boys and Girls Club of Lincoln/Lancaster County

The mission of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Lincoln/Lancaster County is to empower all youth to reach their full potential. Visit this booth to learn how you can volunteer.

  • Contact to volunteer: Deena Curtis dcurtis@lincolnbgc.org
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    CASA for Lancaster County

    CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) for Lancaster County is a local not-for-profit organization that provides a voice for abused and neglected children in the court system so they can thrive in safe, permanent homes. Visit this booth to learn how you can volunteer.

For more information about Nonprofit in Residence week, contact Andrew Brown within Student Leadership, Involvement, & Community Engagement | andrew.brown@unl.edu | 402-472-8721.