Salvation Army - Western Division

The Salvation Army - Omaha Division HQ

Development Dept.

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Planned Giving Administrative Projects     1Unscheduled  0All shifts available  

Disaster Team

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Canteen Driver

Emergency responders are often working in remote locations in extreme conditions. That's when The Salvation Army's Emergency Disaster Services Canteen is called into service. This kitchen on wheels provides more than just food and drink. The sight of that canteen also brings encouragement and prayer support to first responders and those affected by disasters. Canteen drivers are NOT required to have a CDL license. We'll provide both group and 1 on 1 training to familiarize drivers with canteen electrical systems and generator operation, driving techniques and positioning strategies while on scene. Must be at least 21 years of age, able to lift 20 - 30 pounds, have completed the necessary applications and be able to pass a background check. Driver's training and basic Emergency Disaster Services training will be required as well. Must be willing to drop everything at a moments notice and enjoy getting up at all hours of the night to bring a little comfort and encouragement to friends and neighbors in need. Call John Kuzma at 402-898-5942 to fill out an application and get a schedule of training dates and times.

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Canteen Responder

Emergency responders are often working in remote locations in extreme conditions. That's when The Salvation Army's Emergency Disaster Services Canteen is called into service. This kitchen on wheels provides more than just food and drink. The sight of that canteen also brings encouragement and prayer support to first responders and those affected by disasters. We'll provide training on canteen equipment, the food and the supplies - you stir in the love. Cooks must be at least 18 years of age, able to lift 20 - 30 pounds, have completed the necessary applications and be able to pass a background check. Training in Emergency Disaster Services and food safety will be required as well. Must be willing to drop everything at a moments notice and enjoy getting up at all hours of the night to bring a little comfort and encouragement to friends and neighbors in need. Call John Kuzma at 402-898-5942 to fill out an application and get a schedule of training dates and times.

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LRC Projects

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Campus beautification

Campus clean up

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Material Assistance (MASS)

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Food Drive & Produce Pick Up

Pick up non-perishable food items from Food Drives, and produce from local farmers and farmers markets and bring to The Salvation Army located at 3612 Cuming Street

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Pantry Administration

Help Pantry Coordinator with various duties in the Food Pantry, from helping unload groceries, stocking shelves, and other administrative duties helping the Food Pantry meet customers from the general public who come in and are in need of assistance.

Hours are Mon-Fri 9am -12pm 1-3 pm, and are flexible. 

Lifting requirement: The volunteer must regularly lift and /or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

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Omaha Senior Services

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Bible Study Leader

Leads Bible Study group on Wednesday and/or Friday afternoons at Dora Bingel Sr. Center for approximately 1 to 2 hours

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Bingel Assistant

Senior Center Assistant assists with the following:
Greets participants at the door
Decorates the bulletin boards seasonally
Decorates senior center seasonally
Data entry of volunteer hours into Volunteer2 program
Faxes ENOA Title V workers timesheet bi-monthly
Collects lunch money and documents for record keeping
Sends out monthly letters to family members who pay activity fees on a monthly basis.
Enters data on activity participation spreadsheet.
Creates weekly menus for lunches and special events
Set tables for lunch.
Sends greetings cards to participants for birthdays, get well, sympanthy and thank you cards for volunteers and donators.

 

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Bingo Caller & Call back assitant

Verify numbers and distribute prize to winners. On Wednesday and Friday afternoons.

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Birthday Party Corsage Hostess

The Senior Center celebrates residents birthdays on the last Wednesday of the month. Help make the day special by making and providing corsages for the those with birthdays that month. These corsages may be made at home and brought to the Sr. Center.

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Book Club Coordinator

Work with the Omaha Public Library each month or bi-monthly. Lead discussion group on desired weekday or Saturday morning.  set up room/snacks, clean up after event.  Background check required

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Cake Baker

make cakes for the birthday parties (need 3 9x13 size cakes each month, they can make anytime and bring in and they will be put in the freezer. Or volunteer can come in and make them in the senior center kitchen) Birthday Parties the last Wednesday of each month.

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Chair exercise instructor

Will facilitate and lead group on how to conduct safe exercises utilizing a chair. Must have prior experience working with older adults and experience leading an exercise class. Hours to be determined on Tuesday mornings

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Cookie Bakers

Our seniors love cookies. Make cookies at home and bring them to the Sr. Center or bake on location.

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Crochet Teacher

Teaches crochet/knitting class first and third Wednesdays at Dora Bingel Sr. Center for approximately 1-2 hours

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Current Events Leader

Working with Seniors, discussing current event topics once a week for 1-2 hours a week.

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Driver - Dora Bingel Senior Center

Drive senior citizens to and from the Dora Bingel Senior Center one to two days a week. Activities occur between 9 am and 3 pm.

Driver will pick up seniors in the morning at 8:00am.  The seniors live within a 5 mile radius of the Dora Bingel senior center at 923 N. 38th St.  The senior are transported home after the activities have ended in the afternoon at approximately 2:30pm on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday.

Schedule is as follows: 8:00 - 9:30 am, 2:30 - 3:30pm

Driving shifts are flexible, with as little as two hours per week -- Volunteers can drive one shift per week, one day per week or every shift--whichever meets your schedule.

 

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Durham Booth Manor - Computer Lab instructor

Hours are flexible, and days will vary. on Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday. Must be knowledgeable with computer software and applications, and have prior experience working with older adults.

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Durham Booth Manor-Government commodities distribution

Volunteer needed once a month, to distribute commodities to residents in Durham Booth Manor. Volunteer must be able to lift a minimum of 25lbs. Hours vary and generally volunteer will be needed around the 2nd Monday of the month.

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Durham Booth Manor-Spring & Fall cleaning helper

Volunteers needed only once during the Spring and once during the fall to help older adults sort and throw out unwanted items.

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Durham Booth Practicum Student

Hours: Monday through Friday, 8-3, schedule is flexible.  Supervised by DD Launderville, 898-5944.  Duties include:

  • Obtaining an understanding of HUD processes                                
  • Learning and executing crisis intervention, de-escalation and safety techniques
  • Developing and making Community referrals                                               
  • Working side by side with Service Coordinator
  • Attending weekly department and monthly multi-disciplinary team meetings
  • Understanding and helping with administrative tasks (filing, file reviews, etc)
  • Understanding and helping with monthly government food commodity program
  • Carry a small case load with primary responsibility of treatment plan, case notes, referrals, documentation
  • Observe supervision and management practices within department
  • DriveSeniorCentervan, practicing active listening and communication skills
  • Planning and lead activity in the senior center
  • Learning and planning budgets, billing and statistical processes
  • Shadowing staff at community meetings
  • Writing newsletter article, designing flyers
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Emergency Information Review

Emergency Information Reviewer

Open to nursing students, health professionals and social workers.

1) Duties - Involves direct and indirect client time, telephone work and 1-1 with older adults at the senior center, using observation and listening skills.
2) Review and update each Dora Bingel Senior Center file - emergency form and family contact.
3) Document work in file.
4) Complete statistics for coordinator.
5) Accompany bus driver to transport program participants.

 

 

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Game leader

Help facilitate scrabble and other board games, and pass out prizes for grand prize winners. Game Coordinator will be needed on Wednesday afternoon for 2 hours.

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Health Clinic Nurse

Nurse for Senior Center Health Clinic 3 hours per week, clientle are the Dora Bingel Senior Center Participants.

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Kitchen Aide

Volunteer to help prepare snacks and meals at the Dora Bingel Senior Center.  Also BBQ grill every third Thursday of the month.

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Lunch helper

Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 9:a.m. to approx. 1pm. 1) Assist with food prep in kitchen.
2) Assist with serving food to seniors
3) Assist with table clean up
4) Assist with dishes as needed.

(US Bank does every third Wednesday)

 

 

 

 

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Movie day coordinator

Help select movie and set up room/snacks. Clean up after event. Volunteer will work on Tuesday from 12:30-3:00 p.m.

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Nurse

Wednesday morning nurse to do senior checks

Supervisor-Cindy Schlegelmilch

 

 

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Plants and Horticulture Care

Tend to plants in the Dora Bingel Senior Center.

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Red Hat Assistant

Set up room & snacks on the 3rd Thursday of the month.

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Scrap Book Leader

Help facilitate scrapbooking projects. Volunteer must be creative and enthusiastic, and have prior scrapbooking experience. Schedule to be determined.

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Tai Chi Instructor

Teaches older adults tai chi movements

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Volunteer Assistant - Miscellaneous Projects

Working with Seniors, 2-4 hours per week, assisting Senior Center coordinator

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Wii leader

Need an enthusiastic person to assist seniors in playing wii games. One day per week, preferably Friday's from 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

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Social Services

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Cares Practicum Student

Volunteer in the CARES Program - Comprehensive Adolescent Residential and Educational Services - comprehensive residential and support services for female adolescents including those who are pregnant and parenting

Working with clients, transporting to appointments. Schedule is 20 hours per week, Mon-Fri

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Emergency Community Support Administration

General administrative work--filing, data entry, and day-to-day administrative activities of the Emergency Community Support office.  Hours are Mon-Fri, 8:30 - 4:30pm, and can vary depending on the volunteer's availability.  Up to 10 hours per week, but can vary and are flexible.  Volunteer will not be interacting with ECS clientelle. 

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LRC Counseling Center Practicum Student

Provides clinical counseling work with individuals an groups through the counseling center. Scheduled for Tuesdays, with some additional days, as necessary. Practicum student tasks may include: - Provide individual therapy sessions - Observe and conduct weekly groups - Assist with psycho-educational groups conducted at Douglas County Department of Corrections - Assist with relapse prevention groups - Understand and develop treatment plans - Obtain knowledge in local resources and how to access them - Observe Substance Abuse evaluations - Attend multidisciplinary team meetings - Work with local professionals in the field (psychiatrists, social workers, treatment programs) - Opportunities to work with teens, adults and seniors.  Hours are flexible.

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Mental Health Respite Intern

Provide case management services to individuals residing in a short term program that have a mental health diagnosis.  Case management duties to include: completion of intakes, collaborating with providers in the community, providing referrals to services, assessment of needs, and crisis management.

MHR is a 24/7 facility so hours can be flexible based on course requirements and resident needs.

Supervised by Darsey Zwiener 402-505-8196

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Transitional Housing (THRU)

Volunteer activities: upkeep activities for various Transitional Housing sites and clients: lawn care (mowing and weed eating).

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Volunteer Department

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Miscellaneous activities

Help where needed paperwork shredding phonecalls data entry outside cleanup

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