Service is an integral part of the Freshman Leadership Program. All students, mentors, and executives attend weekly service to eight different service sites. The service organizations are located throughout Omaha to allow students to experience community outside of campus. These are weekly service sites for this semester:
Precious Memories is a daycare who believes that every child needs and deserves the best possible care while his parents are working or going to school, especially those with special needs. They accept children with all types of physical, mental, emotional and behavioral disorders. Their mission is to accept every child "as is", regardless of his ability, and build from there.
The Hope Center for Kids strives to faithfully inspire hope in the lives of youth and children through education, employability, collaboration and faith. The Hope Center for kids provides a safe after-school and summer program where children and youth can take part in academic support, youth development, employment training and receive a hot meal.
Jesuit Academy is an all-boys, Catholic school serving young men in grades 4-8. Jesuit (formerly Jesuit Middle School of Omaha) opened in 1996 and has developed into a leader in urban Catholic education. We commit to helping our graduates through high school and into college. It's their mission to be advancing the Hearts and Minds of Young Men.
Completely KIDS ensures that families have access to the knowledge and skills necessary to break the cycle of poverty. It's their mission to educate and empower kids and families to create a safe, healthy, successful and connected community.
At Kids Can Community Center, their mission is to educate, engage, and inspire children through early childhood care and out-of-school experiences. They are a childcare provider for children ages 18-months to 13-years old, offering full-day early childhood education and out-of-school programs.
Boys & Girls Clubs are a safe place to learn and grow, all while having fun. It is the place where great futures are started each and every day. With club programs and services promote and enhance the development of boys and girls by instilling a sense of competence, usefulness, belonging and influence. Their mission is to enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens.
The Siena/Francis House provides emergency overnight shelter to men, women, and women with children. The Siena/Francis House also provides food to the homeless through our Meal Provider Program, clothing, and case management outreach services through our day services program. The mission of the Siena/Francis House is directed toward a concern and care of the poor. This mission is realized in feeding the hungry, sheltering the homeless, and clothing the needy and to call the greater Omaha community to a social consciousness and to enlist help and support in the care of the homeless and the indigent.
Restored Hope provides sanctuary, advancement, and community to single mothers and their children in abusive environments, giving them a safe place to live, assist in finding the mothers work and transportation as well as giving them a reason to live out a new future. Their mission is to break the cycle of poverty for single mothers who are in abusive environments so their children do not repeat the cycle in their lives.