Volunteer Opportunities

The following volunteer opportunities involve working in the shelter directly with residents:

mother-and-childChildren’s Advocate Volunteer

Children’s Advocate Volunteers will:

  • Facilitate children’s support groups
  • Provide childcare during resident’s support groups
  • Work one-on-one with kids in our “match” program

Host Your Own Class

  • Be creative and facilitate a children’s or resident’s group in the evening.
  • Share your ideas with us!

Facilities Volunteers

There are a lot of things that go into making a house a home. Assistance is needed to keep Friendship Home safe, sound and well supplied. Facility Volunteers aid in:

  • Yard work
  • Sorting and organizing donations
  • Minor shelter repairs
  • Painting
  • “Restocking” units
  • “Makeover” a room in shelter or an apartment

Since our agency is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, scheduling for this position is flexible and can be worked out to fit your personal schedule.

To Volunteer as a Children’s Advocate:
Fill out the Children’s Advocate Volunteer Application here.

To Volunteer as a Group:
Fill out the Group Volunteer Application here.

To Volunteer as an Individual:
Fill out the Individual Volunteer Application here.

Friendship Home
Volunteer Coordinator
P.O. Box 85358
Lincoln, NE 68501


The following volunteer opportunities involve working with staff and the community to support victims of domestic violence and their children:

Become a Champion

Champions introduce Friendship Home to others in the community through Welcome MATs (Mission Advancement Talks) and help grow our mission: to support, shelter and advocate for victims of domestic violence and their children. All you need is a passion for this mission!

Learn more about being a Champion.

Special Events Volunteer

Volunteer at Friendship Home’s fundraising events: Safe Quarters and Stuff the Bus. These events are completely dependent on our dedicated volunteers and raise thousands of dollars in goods and funds to ensure Friendship Home’s doors remain open to those in need.