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You can get involved in the important work Tabitha does right in your community. Whether you're looking for opportunities in volunteering, charitable giving, prayer support or legislative advocacy, Tabitha needs you!

Why Tabitha

At Tabitha, there’s a job for every person, talent and schedule. Check us out today to learn how you can make a real difference to someone in your community.

TABITHA MEALS ON WHEELS (LINCOLN)

When you deliver Tabitha Meals on Wheels, you help Seniors and individuals with disabilities remain in their homes by providing a hot, nutritious meal and daily safety check. You can help daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly or as an on-call volunteer driver. Routes take about 60-90 minutes and begin around 10:45 a.m. There is no better way to serve our community and neighbors in need. Apply now by clicking here.
 

TABITHA SKILLED NURSING AND LONG-TERM CARE COMMUNITIES, RESIDENTIAL-STYLE COMMUNITIES (LINCOLN)

Volunteers are needed seven days per week for a wide variety of opportunities within our skilled nursing communities.

  • Family support volunteer - assist in maintaining sanitary practices during on-site family visits
  • Companion visits with residents
  • Assist with resident engagement activities
  • Escort residents to family visitation locations, chapel and the beauty shop
  • Serve meals in the dining room
  • Play cards and board cames
  • Read with residents
  • Host a coffee, book or other special interest club
  • Laundry assistance
  • Office/clerical duties, including filing and sorting
  • Print shop volunteer
  • Beauty shop volunteer
     

GRACEPOINTE ASSISTED LIVING & MEMORY CARE SUITES (LINCOLN)

GracePointe volunteers are needed seven days per week; hours vary by activity.

  • Play billiards or games
  • Share musical talents
  • Organize Resident book library
  • Assist with outdoor visits
  • Accompany Residents to Chapel
  • Help with Resident manicures
  • Assist with Resident activities
  • Pet therapy
  • Bible study leader
     

TABITHA IN CRETE AND THE GARDENS ASSISTED LIVING (CRETE)

Volunteers are needed seven days per week at Tabitha in Crete and The Gardens; hours vary by activity.

  • Visit with residents
  • Play cards or board games
  • Call Bingo
  • Polish nails
  • Pass snacks/juice cart
  • Lead morning exercises
  • Assist with resident activities
  • Errand assistance
  • Entertainment
  • Assist with outdoor visits
     

HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS

High school students can meet required volunteer hours for civics/citizenship issues courses.
 

INTERNSHIPS/COURSE CREDIT

Tabitha offers a variety of learning opportunities for college students to gain relevant, professional and hands-on experience. Finding the right place to gain experience in your chosen field is critical as you grow your resume and build professional skills. At Tabitha, we offer internships at many levels of the organization. While our needs vary from semester to semester, we make every effort to place interns into positions that meet their interests, skills and abilities. Internships are unpaid learning opportunities in several departments, at our various locations. To determine if we have a position to meet your college requirements, contact the Tabitha Volunteer Department at Volunteers@Tabitha.org or by calling 402.486.8520 today.

HOSPICE (ALL REGIONS)

Tabitha Hospice volunteers provide support to clients in the last stages of life and their families. Volunteers may offer:

  • Respite care
  • Bereavement support
  • Companionship
  • Pet visits/window pet visits (e.g. dogs, calves, donkey, bunny)
  • Window painting
  • Light housekeeping
  • Errand running
  • Moving help
  • Office/clerical support 

Hospice Volunteers visit clients in Tabitha Living Communities, other care facilities or clients' homes. After your hospice volunteer application is approved, specialized training is provided to prepare you for this unique and rewarding opportunity.

News Feed

Whether you choose to volunteer your time, get involved in the community or even commit time to strengthening your relationships, living an altruistic life provides many ways to impact others around you. 

Tabitha Meals on Wheels strongly depends on wonderful and dedicated volunteers to deliver meals, and is always looking for more individuals, organizations and companies willing to serve on a regular basis. Learn more.

Through Aug. 18, vote Tabitha daily for Best of Grand Island—hospice and in-home care company. Vote online at BestofGI.com and text 645 & 711 to 308.222.3146.

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Tabitha Meals on Wheels partners with the U-Stop Kicks it Back to the Community program. Every Tuesday in July, U-Stop will give two cents from every gallon of gas sold to support local Seniors.

Lincoln’s Gateway Sertoma Club and Tabitha came together for the 20th Annual Gateway Sertoma Golf Event Friday, June 10. The event raised a grand total of nearly $90,000 for Tabitha Meals on Wheels. Learn more.

Through July 7, nominate Tabitha for Grand Island’s “Best of the Best” in Hospice, In-Home Care Company, Place to Work and Customer Service categories!

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Help Tabitha earn a spot on the final ballot for Best of Lincoln honors! Nominate Tabitha now through June 30 at BestofLincoln.net. View categories.

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Tabitha announced JP Lauterbach has joined its Tabitha Foundation, the fundraising arm of the Lincoln-headquartered nonprofit, as director of development. Read more.