LSW National Honor Society

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Service Points:


While in NHS, each member is expected to complete 7.5 hours of service to the community/school per term. Service hours can be completed in a variety of ways including tutoring, helping others with their individual service projects, volunteering at Matt Talbot's, People's City Mission, at an elementary/middle school,etc. This is a great opportunity for chapter members to serve in areas they are energetic and passionate about. All service hours should be recorded using the form below and include a signature from the individual supervising the event. 



Service Points Submission Form:

NHS Service Form

Service Point Breakdown:
  • 7.5 points per term
  • 1 hour of community/school service = 1 point 

NHS Service Hour Opportunities (August 2016)

If you have any questions about this please contact me at (402) 419-0363

Political Campaigns

  1. Patsy Koch Johns for State Board of Education

    1. Patsy Koch Johns Volunteer Application  (https://patsyforkids.com/get-involved/)

      1. You can make calls or canvas for her campaign. Volunteer hours are very flexible but this opportunity will likely only last until the general election.

  2. Anna Wishart’s campaign for state Legislature

    1. You can make calls or canvas for her campaign. Volunteer hours are very flexible, but this opportunity will likely only last until the general election. Calls are made at the Lancaster County Democratic Party’s office on 830 L Street on Tuesdays from 5-7 but you can also make calls at home on your own time.

    2. Talk to Meena (402-419-0363) if you would like to volunteer for Anna’s campaign and she can get you in contact with the volunteer coordinator.  

Medical

  1. Bryan LGH

    1. Bryan LGH Volunteer form

      1. http://www.bryanhealth.com/volunteer/apply-volunteer/

    2. Commitment is 1¼ hours every week for at least 16 weeks.

    3. Note: there is a parent consent form  

    4. Must go through an interview process

  2. Tabitha

    1. Tabitha Volunteer form

      1. http://www.tabitha.org/_resources/dyn/files/75598952z217a16f8/_fn/Updated+Volunteer+Application+8616.pdf

    2. You can specify the amount of hours needed on the form

      1. Meals on Wheels Volunteers deliver hot meals to elderly

      2. Office Volunteers may help with answering the phone, data entry,ect

      3. Life Enrichment (Activities) Volunteers assist in providing entertainment and social opportunities for the residents.

      4. Gift Shop Volunteers will staff a small gift shop, assist customers,

      5. Reception Desk will greet visitors, answer questions, and give direction.

      6. Beauty Shop Volunteers sweep the floor, clean glasses, and answer phones.

      7. Pastoral Care Volunteers escort residents to and from chapel services and serve as friendly visitor providing companionship.  

      8. Pianist/Special Music Volunteers to play during the chapel services.

      9. Medical Equipment / Print Shop Volunteers will assist in cleaning and repairs of medical equipment,

      10. Adult Day Services set table for lunch and assist with clean up, play games, provide companionship to clients.

  3. Blood Drives

    1. Sign up for recruitment from August 29th to September 2nd (½ point for each time slot)

    2. If you donate blood you get a full NHS hour/point

    3. If you volunteer at the actual blood drive on Thursday, September 8th you can get a ½ point.


Environment

  1. Storm Water Awareness Program

    1. Works to mark storm drains in and around Lincoln to remind people not to dump items or hazardous chemicals down storm drains

    2. Fill out the volunteer application form linked below and email Johnna at [email protected] (you can also contact Johnna about questions and concerns)

    3. SWAP Volunteer Application Form https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfrtwsEGzfZ87mHOuOvqMJr56fj-oDW3eeU3Xs-3yU7VXijqg/viewform

  2. KLLCB Litter Pickups

    1. Usually done in groups

    2. Basically just picking up litter in instructed areas

    3. All materials (gloves, bags, ect) provided

    4. KLLCB Litter Volunteer Application  

      1. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfrtwsEGzfZ87mHOuOvqMJr56fj-oDW3eeU3Xs-3yU7VXijqg/viewform

    5. Contact Johnna at [email protected] if you have questions or concerns.



Non-Profits in Town

  1. Friendship home

    1. The friendship home is a nonprofit organization based in Lincoln that seeks to Provide a continuum of safe, confidential shelter options—from emergency shelter through transitional shelter for women and children suffering from domestic abuse. They a huge volunteering event coming up Safe Quarters).

    2. Safe Quarters  

      1. Teams of volunteers are needed to walk Lincoln neighborhoods on October 9, 2016 collecting donations to help provide “safe quarters”. Contact Lauren at [email protected] or 402-434-0167, or go to this link to sign up your team http://www.friendshiphome.org/safe-quarters-volunteer-form/ .

    3. You can also just volunteer with them on a regular basis by filling out the form linked below. You can put down the number of hours you need and availability to customize the opportunity to your schedule. They are looking for Transportation Volunteers to transport victims to and from appointments, groups, or activities. They are also looking for Facilities Volunteers who do yard work, minor shelter repairs, sorting donations, and grocery shopping. These volunteers basically work to make the house a home for the people living at the Friendship home.

      1. http://www.friendshiphome.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/Friendship-Home-Volunteer-Intern-Application.pdf.

  2. Matt Talbot Kitchen

    1. The Mission of Matt Talbot Kitchen & Outreach is to serve the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of Lincoln's working poor, and homeless through outreach, advocacy, education and the provision of food and shelter. They have a major event coming up needing groups of volunteers called Huskers Helping the Homeless on the weekend of September 16 - 18. To sign up in a group follow the link below. To volunteer at the actual soup kitchen on an individual or group basis contact Sue J. Alby ([email protected] or 402-477-4116)  about availability and timings.

      1. http://www.mtkserves.org/events/huskers_helping_homeless/hhh_online.html

Student Serve

  1. Student Serve is a student-led, district-wide initiative committed to instilling civic responsibility and preserving democratic ideology in students by promoting behaviors of good citizenship in their local, national, and global communities. Date of Student Serve Week: September 19-24, 2016. The 2016 StudentServe Week has been designed to allow maximum flexibility for teachers, students, and parents alike to give back to the community. Holding a week of service instead of a single day opens up the possibility for more hours given and more options provided.