Our volunteers are the heart and soul of many of our day-to-day operations. Check out the volunteer opportunities listed below. If one (or more) of them catches your eye, fill out our volunteer application, mail it to YES and we'll find a place for you.
YES hosts two major fundraisers each year, including the YES Annual Golf Outing in May and Dance for a Chance in August. Volunteers are always needed to help plan and staff these events.
Thrift Shop Volunteer:
Donate, Shop or Volunteer! Tip Top Thrift Shop is a committed partner in raising funds for YES. Help our mission prosper by sorting donations, cashiering or assisting customers at the store. Located in the heart of Benson - 5910 Maple Street.
Organize a Drive or Fundraiser:
Organize a drive to fulfill items on the YES Wish List. Each program has different needs for the youth in its programs. Host a fundraiser on behalf of YES. Click here for event guidelines.
Provide a Meal:
YES provides meals to dozens of youth every week. You can help with this service by preparing meals offsite and delivering them to our Drop-In Center ready to be served to our youth who visit daily. This facility is open Monday-Friday with varying hours and numbers of youth served each day. Please contact the office for additional information.
Become a Mentor:
Join our Mentoring program and invest in Omaha's youth. Provide support and guidance to young mothers in our Maternity Home or young adults in our Transitional Living Program. Visit our Mentor page for more information.
YES operates four residential facilities that continually need repairs or updates from regular use.
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In the News
- yesomaha on 03/11/2014
If a youth has ever been in a dangerous situation, they need to know about Safe Place. If a teen is the victim of assault or violence, they need to know about Safe Place. If any young person is ever afraid to return home, they need to know about Safe Place. What is Safe Place? […]
- yesomaha on 02/19/2014
Picture and poem by a current YES youth.
- yesomaha on 02/12/2014
Lonnie’s life has had many different paths, and for a long time it didn’t have a clear direction. At the age of 7, Lonnie was adopted. He had parents, siblings, and a place to call home. But all of that quickly changed after he turned 18. It was at that time his parents decided that […]
- yesomaha on 01/22/2014