Tips for Team Projects, LPS GoPo Hours
There’s an opportunity for practically every cause: arts, animals, environment, education, government, health, human services, and recreation. Search volunteer needs.
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- age for community service government and politics #LPSGoPo.
- distance for a volunteer need near home or school.
- team to find a group project.
- phrase with a key word search, e.g. Saturday or refugee.
Sign up for a volunteer/user account to use these features:
- Like your favorite agencies to get notifications of new volunteer needs or events.
- Track your hours: from the dashboard, click volunteer resume, fill in the start and end dates, click "go" to print a report of your activities.
Note: use a personal email address. You won't receive email notifications when you respond to a volunteer need, if you use a school email.
- Some agencies require that you attend a training session before you volunteer.
- Don’t wait. Agencies may not need volunteers because they have too many students from last-minute requests.
- The best time to volunteer is during office hours. Many agencies do not have staff available weekends or evenings.
Volunteer as a team!
Evening/weekend group activities may be available from these organizations:
- Center for People in Need
- Keep Lincoln and Lancaster County Beautiful
- People’s City Mission
- Pioneers Park Nature Center
- The Salvation Army
Search hundreds of volunteer needs.
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Teachers: see previous emails, sign up.
See Lincoln Public Schools Government and Politics Service Learning program.