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Pitt-Johnstown @ Your Service

@ Your Service
Faculty, Staff and Students @ Your Service

Faculty, staff and students are invited to participate in any of the following activities.  Once you have determined the events in which you wish to participate, click on the "Volunteer Now" link to the right to access the on-line registration system.  You will need your University of Pittsburgh username and password to access this system.  You can access the system and change your assignments as many times as you wish.

There is no limit to the number of activities for which faculty, staff and students can register as part of “@ Your Service” week.  Once you have registered for your event, using the on-line system, simply print the screen and that will serve as your confirmation.  If you need to cancel your registration for an activity, please log into the on-line registration system and "un-check" your activity. 

Transportation is provided to all service locations.  Please report to the front desk of the Living-Learning Center by the posted departure time.


Monday, October 21

The Bottle Works (411 Third Ave.; Rosemary Pawlowski, Executive Director)

  • 2-4 p.m. (depart campus at 1:30 p.m.; return to campus by 4:30 p.m.)
  • Miscellaneous Tasks: Gardening, Mulching, Clear and Clean Gallery & Bottle Works Theater
  • 6 volunteers needed

Wounded Warrior Fundraiser (Yellow Ribbon Sales in Student Union Building)

  • Check back for updated information.

Tuesday, October 22

Student Union - Breast Cancer Awareness Event

  • 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Volunteers are needed to sell pink carnations in the Student Union, and across campus. (Proceeds will be donated to the Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center) 
  • 6 volunteers are needed 

The Atrium: A Choice Community (216 Main St.; Kevin Beam, Activities Director)

  • 1:30-3:30 p.m.  (depart campus at 1 p.m.; return to campus by 4 p.m.)
  • Pumpkin Carving with adults along with assistance at Nail & Spa Day for residents
  • 6 volunteers needed

The Bottle Works (411 Third Ave.; Rosemary Pawlowski, Executive Director)

  • 2-4 p.m. (depart campus at 1:30 p.m.; return to campus by 4:30 p.m.)
  • Miscellaneous Tasks: Gardening, Mulching, Clear and Clean Gallery & Bottle Works Theater
  • 6 volunteers are needed

Heritage Discovery Center (201 Sixth Ave., Johnstown, PA)

  • 5-7 p.m.
  • Students needed to assist with children's museum administration and distribution of snacks at a health care event.
  • 6 volunteers are needed

Wednesday, October 23

Diversity Festival at Frank J. Pasquerilla Conference Center (Downtown Johnstown; Susan Shahade, Women’s Help Center Executive Director)

  • 11 a.m.-1 p.m. (depart campus at 10:30 a.m.; return to campus by 1:30 p.m.)
  • Work Info Booth at Diversity event with Women’s Help Center employees
  • 4 volunteers are needed

Thursday, October 24

Highland Community Library (330 Schoolhouse Rd.; Ashley Flynn, Director)

  • 4-6 p.m. (depart campus at 3:55 p.m.; return to campus by 6:05 p.m.)
  • Fall Cleaning Day: Remove books, Dust shelving units, Restock shelves
  • 7 volunteers are needed

Halloween Parade in downtown Johnstown (Point Stadium; Tina Perry, Forever Broadcasting)

  • 6-9 p.m. (depart campus at 5:30 p.m.; return to campus by 9:45 p.m.)
  • Volunteers will be used for crowd control along the parade route: parade begins at 7 p.m. (Volunteers should report to the Point Stadium registration table by 6 p.m.)
  • 40 volunteers are needed

Friday, October 25

Campus Pink-Out (campus wide)

  • Wear your pink and promote breast cancer awareness. 

Saturday, October 26

Highland Community Library (330 Schoolhouse Rd.; Ashley Flynn, Director)

  • 11 a.m. -1 p.m. (depart campus at 10:55 a.m.; return to campus by 1:05 p.m.)
  • Fall Cleaning Day: Remove books, Dust shelving units, Restock shelves
  • 7 volunteers are needed

Golden Living Care (349 Vo-Tech Dr.; Denise Kamler, Activities Director)

  • 1-3:30 p.m. (depart campus at 12:55 p.m.; return to campus by 3:35 p.m.)
  • Halloween Trick-or-Treat: Fill baskets, assist w/treat distributions, escort clients and interact with residents. (Volunteers can dress in costume.) 
  • 10 volunteers are needed

Sunday, October 27

Heritage Discovery Center (201 Sixth Ave.;  Melody Tisinger, Coordinator)

  • 11:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. (depart campus at 11 a.m.; return to campus by 4:30 p.m.)
  • Halloween Party at The Children’s Museum: Assist with setup and children’s activities 
  • 10 volunteers are needed

Kiwanis Veterans Memorial Park (Theater Drive; Bill Schrader, Contact Person)

  • 2-3:30 p.m. (depart campus at 1:55 p.m.; return to campus by 3:35 p.m.)
  • Volunteers are needed to prepare the park for winter: remove flowers and weeds from flower beds; remove weeds near podium; collect debris
  • 7 volunteers are needed