We provide students with opportunities to serve their community, to enhance their educational experience, and to develop habits that encourage a lifelong commitment to service.

Doane University Service Report

Doane University Community Service Calendar

Click on any of the events posted on the calendar to learn more about each event and sign up to volunteer.

View our events on Helper Helper

Interested in connecting with Doane student volunteers and becoming a consistent community partner with Doane? Contact [email protected].

Students working on an event during 2023's MLK Week at Doane

Tigers in Action

During Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Doane students write encouraging letters to residents of Friendship Home, a non-profit organization that provides crisis services and emergency shelter for victims of domestic violence.

Students posing for photo after service opportunity

Tigers in Action

Two students pick carrots on an Alternative Fall Break trip in Denver, Colorado.

Doane Tiger Mascot posing with poster that says Regreso a la escuela.

Tigers in Action

Thomas the Tiger poses at the Back to School Community Picnic, an event that provides 500+ bags of free school supplies for children in the Crete community.

Students posing for photo after service opportunity

Tigers in Action

Doane students wearing gloves and holding trash bags during a trail clean up on an Alternative Fall Break in Denver, Colorado.

Students posing for photo after service opportunity

Tigers in Action

Doane students in front of the Galveston Bay during an Alternative Spring Break service trip to Galveston, Texas.

Service Opportunities


Alternative Breaks

Spend your Fall or Spring Break traveling and volunteering in a new city.

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Doane Serves

Doane Serves student site leaders are paid to coordinate signature volunteer service events.

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30 Days of Service Award

This award is presented to Doane students who make outstanding contributions to the Crete community and beyond.

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Experiential Learning

Career, Leadership, and Service offers a range of programming for Doane students to experience workplace environments and gain valuable insight about specific industries.

Principles of Effective Community Management

We expect our student volunteers and our community partners to uphold our Principles of Effective Community Engagement.
Featured Tigers is a monthly series wherein the spotlight shines on a few students, alumni, faculty and staff from our Crete, Lincoln and Omaha campus locations. These individuals stand out in the best way — as talented and driven leaders.

Contact Our Staff



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Stephanie Hemje, Experiential Learning Coordinator

Stephanie Hemje - Experiential Learning Coordinator

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