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Our volunteers are the heart and soul of our mission. Each year, volunteers donate countless hours to help us respond to the needs of youth in crisis. We are deeply grateful for the dedication and support of volunteers to further our mission and support the needs of our agency.

Please contact Maren Larsen, Mentor & Volunteer Coordinator, at or (402) 345-5187 with any questions or comments!

Volunteer Opportunities During COVID-19

We are not currently hosting or scheduling any onsite volunteer groups due to COVID-19 precautions. 

Sponsor a meal: Our meal program is looking different during this time. Beginning March 2020, we will only be accepting catered food options (no homemade food). Please visit our meal calendar page here to view additional details and available dates, or to sign up. 

Please contact Maren Larsen, Mentor & Volunteer Coordinator, at with any questions. 

Student Internships and Practicums

YES is interested in speaking to students requiring an internship or practicum hours to complete their educational requirements. We offer unpaid internships and practicums which provide an invaluable experience to students selected for our Administrative and Street Outreach locations. Our goal is to find interns and students that want to make a difference!  

Because we have a limited number of openings, we only accept applications when there is an opening. To view current internship and practicum openings, please check out YES on

After reviewing the job posting and if believe you meet the qualifications, please apply online. Thank you!  

Service Learning

Students required to complete service learning hours may do so to benefit YES by organizing a fundraiser or donation drive, preparing a meal, making fleece blankets, or organizing other benefits. Because students are peers of the youth we serve, YES asks that service learning hours be completed off-site.

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