Your time and talents support a thriving community!

Join our amazing group of volunteers!

We are dedicated to bolstering our engagement because we believe each stakeholder brings great value to the work that we do through their stories, knowledge, and passions. 2020 will be an exciting year of growth!

We are offering:
>> More, varied volunteer positions in multiple program areas
>> Opportunities for both groups and individuals from youth to seniors
>>Regularly scheduled community and volunteer events

Current Volunteer Opportunities

The Community Harvest Meal Distribution program creates nutritious, delicious, and economical meals for food insecure households.

NMEP is working hard to meet the current emergency food demand with available resources. If you are healthy and able to join us in this effort, we have several days and shifts available! Assist us with preparing nutritious foods, packaging meals, or processing produce. You may be involved however you are most comfortable. We will maintain 6 ft rule and high sanitation standards. 


As a Cultivator, you will help maintain our beautiful Rooftop Garden at the Food Hub! This is for you if you enjoy working outdoors and want to use your passion for gardening to help connect our community to urban food production.

Click here to see available opportunities!

Join No More Empty Pots in bringing some love to our neighborhood! We will be walk through the Florence area to collect litter that we find along the way.

Work in small groups to walk through designated areas and pick up any litter you find along the way! Trash collection supplies will be provided in partnership with Keep Omaha Beautiful.

Clean Up Dates: June 20, July 18 & August 15

Click here to see available opportunities!

Get folks excited about eating more vegetables through hands-on learning and sharing! As an Ambassador, you will team up with No More Empty Pots staff to raise awareness of opportunities for health and wellness through the Community Harvest program. You will work with staff to provide tastings, cooking demos, and educational resources at our own Food Hub and other partner organizations. These tastings and demos will support the plant-based meals made with Community Harvest, and offer participants an opportunity to sign up for the program.


Birthday parties in the Kids Kitchen will be a blast! As part of our Birthday Brigade, you get to help facilitate activities and keep the kids engaged and having fun. Two parties per month will be offered freely thanks to generous funding to create an opportunity for inclusion, engagement, and education for children from low income households. If you love kids, parties, are comfortable in the kitchen, and want to be a part of our mission in action, join the brigade today!

This opportunity requires passing a background check.


Come experience Cups Cafe’s Pay What You Can Happy Hour by serving as a Cafe Volunteer! Monday evenings from 4:00-8:00pm, we will be offering an exciting opportunity for you to get to know folx in our community at a deeper level by serving them high quality meals and drinks. Pay What You Can Happy Hour invites anyone to Cups Cafe to enjoy our food and drink at a price they choose.


Every first Monday of the month, No More Empty Pots and Florence Library host Out and About Story Time for kids in the community! As a Story Time Volunteer, you will get to work with our staff to help the kiddos engage with the activity, hand out healthy snacks, and even share your own stories if you’d like. This is a great opportunity for retired and senior volunteers!


Have another talent you’d like to utilize? Fill out this form and we will work with you to figure out how you can best engage with us!

Contact Emily Barber, Community Engagement Manager, at ebarber@nmepomaha.org or 402-502-1642.

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