Ollie Webb Center, Inc.

Population Served

We serve teens with developmental and intellectual disabilities.

Mentor Requirements

o Be between the ages of 13 and 18 years old o Reside in the Metropolitan Omaha/Council Bluffs area o Have an interest in making a difference in another individual’s life o Be willing to adhere to all program requirements o Be willing to complete the application and screening process o Be dependable and consistent in meeting the time commitments o Be willing to communicate regularly with program staff, submit activity information and hours, and take constructive feedback regarding mentoring activities o Not use illicit drugs, controlled substances, or alcohol while participating in program activities o Have access to an automobile (whether you can drive or have a dependable family member transport you) and auto insurance

Time Commitment

o Make a one-year commitment o Get together twice (2) per month to participate in social/recreational activities with the individual with whom you are matched (activities may be completed during the day, evening, or on weekends) o Communicate weekly via telephone or email

Mentoring Location

Interview is at Ollie Webb Center, Inc. 1941 S. 42nd St., Ste. 122 Omaha, NE 68105 Actual mentoring is at the location of your choice.

Mentoring Dates

o Get together twice (2) per month to participate in social/recreational activities with the individual with whom you are matched (activities may be completed during the day, evening, or on weekends) o Communicate weekly via telephone or email

General Information

o Develop a new friendship o Personal fulfillment through contribution to your community and an individual o Satisfaction in helping someone mature and progress in life o Develop leadership skills o Gain a better understanding of people with developmental disabilities o Gain information about the field of social services as a career option

Ollie Webb Center, Inc. IS AN MMP ACCREDITED ORGANIZATION