Good Friday Brunch VolunteersAt the heart of Open Door Mission is its volunteers. You, your family, your co-workers or your church can help hungry and homeless men, women and children. Working hand in hand, members of the community can make a difference at Open Door Mission.

Click the Sign Up Now button below to complete your 60-minute volunteer orientation and tour, available:

  • Saturday at 3:00 p.m.

Orientation is located on Open Door Mission’s Campus Permanent Supportive Housing Community Room #124 2205 E Locust Street Omaha, NE 68110

ALL volunteer opportunities for serving at the Lydia House, at the Garland Thompson Men’s Center, and during Meal Times require completion of volunteer orientation and tour and a monthly commitment of 2 hours for 6 months.

Click here to view samples of Regular Volunteer Opportunities »

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Urgent Volunteer Opportunities 

Volunteer Orientation and Tour NOT required for below volunteer positions. 

Volunteers Needed for Summer Smiles

If your group has a heart for homeless children and teens, this volunteer opportunity is for you! Come play video games with teens, read stories, play board games, do arts and crafts with children, and more on Tuesday or Thursday nights!

Volunteers Needed for S.O.S. – Walk-Ins Welcome

Open Door Mission needs your help to Sort, Organize, and Shelve (SOS) clothing and other donations for the poor and needy that come to our Family Outreach & Donation Centers for assistance.  The racks are being emptied as fast as we can fill them!  YOU can empower families to remain in their own homes and prevent homelessness.  No need to sign up – walk-ins are welcome!  See below for more information and available hours.

Volunteers Needed for Food Preparation – Walk-Ins Welcome!

Monday-Friday from 9-11 a.m. or 2-4 p.m., Walk-Ins are welcome to come to assist with food preparation in our kitchen.  This could include preparing sandwiches, making sack lunches, assisting with food preparations for upcoming meals, or cleaning up the kitchen.

Click here for more information and to sign up » 

For More Information

Please contact the volunteer department by phone at 402-422-1111 ext. 1504 or e-mail volunteer@opendoormission.org to discuss how your team can start ministering at Open Door Mission.

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