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Please use this page to find opportunities to serve as a volunteer with Leadership Lincoln and with other organizations in Lincoln. In addition, we share employment opportunities in Lincoln's nonprofit sector.

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Leadership Lincoln's programs are a team effort, we need your leadership to further our mission! Committees typically meet once a month.

With Which Committee Would You Like To Serve?

Employment Opportunities

Community Service Opportunities

  • Friendship Home is an organization of people who are passionate about helping victims of domestic violence and their children find safety and support as they rebuild their lives.

    We are seeking a servant leader to join our outstanding Board of Directors.

    This Board might be for you if you:

    • Believe that no one should have to live in fear of domestic violence;
    • Enjoy being a part of a collaborative team, and rolling up your sleeves to build bridges in our community;
    • Relish the thought of growing authentic relationships with our donors and contributing to strong board policy and governance;
    • Understand that all forms of violence are linked and are interested in ending gender-based violence by eliminating oppression and creating equity in the world;
      Are a whole-hearted and strengths-based leader, excited about bringing your talents to a thriving organization.

    To learn more about Lincoln Calling’s board of directors opportunities, please contact:
    Amy Evans, Executive Director

  • Plans are being made to hold Bright Lights camps in-person in Summer 2021.

    That means we will be recruiting over 150 Camp Assistants. Current eighth-graders and up may apply to be a Camp Assistant this summer. Discover some fun for yourself while providing enrichment for students!

    Bright Lights Camp Assistants play a valuable role in our summer program. Their commitment helps support the teachers, ensures student success, and provides a rewarding experience that makes a difference in the classroom.

    Summer is a great time to complete  volunteer hours  for GOPO, service hours for the parochial schools, or other service project hours. To earn 15 hours  toward  GOPO or service hours, assistants must attend the orientation, assist the teacher with classroom setup, and be in attendance for the full program week.

    Click here for more information or to apply!

  • Capital Humane Society serves the community by sheltering homeless pets, advocating for animal welfare, and educating the public about responsible pet care. We will be accountable, empathetic, and respectful toward the animals and community we serve and act with integrity in the stewardship of their health and well-being.

    Capital Humane Society is seeking Board of Directors volunteers for a three-year term beginning July 2021.

    To learn more about Capital Humane Society and serving on the Board of Directors, please contact
    Shannon Martin Roebuck, Executive Director
    (402) 441-4491

  • Mental Health First Aid
    This 8-hour training course is designed to give you key skills to help someone who is developing a mental health problem or is experiencing a mental health crisis. Just as CPR training helps a layperson without medical training assist an individual following a heart attack, Mental Health First Aid training helps a layperson to identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental health illnesses and addictions. You are more likely to encounter someone — friend, family member, student, neighbor, or member of the community — in an emotional or mental crisis than someone having a heart attack. You can help.

    The evidence behind MHFA demonstrates that it makes people feel more comfortable managing a crisis situation and builds mental health literacy.

    Training Schedule for Adult Mental Health First Aid

    • February 9, 2021
    • April 13, 2021
    • June 8, 2021
    Click Here to register for free training!

    Youth Mental Health First Aid
    A young person you know could be experiencing a mental health challenge or crisis. You can help them.

    You are more likely to encounter someone — friend, family member, student, neighbor, or member of the community — in an emotional or mental crisis than someone having a heart attack. Youth Mental Health First Aid teaches a 5-step action plan to offer initial help to young people showing signs of a mental illness or in a crisis, and connect them with the appropriate professional, peer, social, or self-help care.

    Anyone can take the 8-hour Youth Mental Health First Aid course, but it is ideally designed for adults who work with young people, ages 12-18 — teachers, coaches, leaders of faith communities, social workers, and other caring citizens.

    Training Schedule for Adult Mental Health First Aid

    • March 16, 2021
    • May 11, 2021
    Click Here to register for free training!

    QPR Training
    QPR stands for Question, Persuade, and Refer -3 simple steps anyone can learn to help save a life from suicide.

    The mission of QPR is to save lives and reduce suicidal behaviors by providing innovative, practical and proven suicide prevention training. QPR will train people to recognize the warning signs of a suicide crisis and how to question, persuade and refer someone to help. We believe that quality education empowers all people, regardless of their background, to make a positive difference in the life of someone they know. Gatekeepers can be anyone, but include parents, friends, neighbors, teachers, ministers, doctors, nurses, office supervisors, squad leaders, foremen, police officers, advisors, caseworkers, firefighters, and many others who are strategically positioned to recognize and refer someone at risk of suicide.

    This training is a 1 ½ hour QPR Gatekeeper Training.

    As a QPR-trained Gatekeeper you will learn to:

    • Recognize the warning signs of suicide
    • Know how to offer hope
    • Know how to get help and save a life

    Trainings will be held on the following dates:

    • March 12, 2021
    • May 14, 2021
    Click Here to register for free training!