(40.81317,-96.6877)
 

Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

2301 'O' St.Lincoln, NE 68510

About

Lutheran Family Services of Nebraska (LFS) welcomes hundreds of refugees to Nebraska every year. Newly-arrived refugees need support for daily tasks such as shopping, connecting to others in their new community and learning financial literacy. As a sponsor you will act as a guide, friend, and advocate for newly-arrived refugees in becoming self-sufficient in a timely period. Possible sponsorship opportunities include, shopping aid, set up, airport pick ups, and in home weekly visits.

Sponsor organizations can be volunteers of faith communities, non-profit organizations, businesses, etc. that provide resources and mentoring to newly arrived refugee families in Lincoln.

If you are a group looking to sponsor a refugee family, please contact Parker Cook at pcook@lfsneb.org for more information.

Skills

  • Mentoring
  • Networking
  • Community Outreach
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Advocacy

Good Match For

Kids Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Weekly 1-2 hours for a commitment of 90 days.

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