Pittserves

Welcome to the Office of PittServes!

We aim to enhance your personal growth and development by providing meaningful opportunities for service and reflection. By engaging with PittServes, you’ll cultivate relationships within our greater community, complement your classroom learning experience, and lay the foundation for a lifelong commitment to service.

PMADD Proclamation at the City Council


Jul
25
Mon
Volunteer Land Stewardship
Jul 25 @ 10:00 am – 3:30 pm

Organization: Audubon Society of Western Pennsylvania at Beechwood Farms Nature Reserve Organization
Social Media Accounts:
https://www.facebook.com/Audubon-Society-of-Western-Pennsylvania

Contact person: Trey Marks
Email: tmarks@aswp.org
Phone number : 412-963-6100 extension 32

Description: The overall purpose is to uniformly and regularly monitor, maintain, and enhance Beechwood Farms Nature Reserve for the preservation of open space, natural and unique features, wildlife habitat, and ecological diversity. It is just as important to maintain the land for walking, hiking, picnicking, nature study, and other forms of non-disruptive, passive recreation. Suggested that you bring your own sunscreen, bug spray, water, and bagged lunches when volunteering with us at ASWP.

Location of opportunity: 614 Dorseyville Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15238 Is this accessible by PAT bus? No Requirements of opportunity: You should be physically able to walk in woods (on and off trails), be able to do light to medium work such as clearing brush, removal of small trees, light litter pick up, and replacing of trail markers.

Jul
26
Tue
Volunteer Land Stewardship
Jul 26 @ 10:00 am – 3:30 pm

Organization: Audubon Society of Western Pennsylvania at Beechwood Farms Nature Reserve Organization
Social Media Accounts:
https://www.facebook.com/Audubon-Society-of-Western-Pennsylvania

Contact person: Trey Marks
Email: tmarks@aswp.org
Phone number : 412-963-6100 extension 32

Description: The overall purpose is to uniformly and regularly monitor, maintain, and enhance Beechwood Farms Nature Reserve for the preservation of open space, natural and unique features, wildlife habitat, and ecological diversity. It is just as important to maintain the land for walking, hiking, picnicking, nature study, and other forms of non-disruptive, passive recreation. Suggested that you bring your own sunscreen, bug spray, water, and bagged lunches when volunteering with us at ASWP.

Location of opportunity: 614 Dorseyville Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15238 Is this accessible by PAT bus? No Requirements of opportunity: You should be physically able to walk in woods (on and off trails), be able to do light to medium work such as clearing brush, removal of small trees, light litter pick up, and replacing of trail markers.

Jul
27
Wed
Air Monitoring Bike Campaign @ Pittsburgh, Pa
Jul 27 @ 7:00 am – 5:00 pm

To test the quality of the ambient outdoor air in and throughout Pittsburgh, and engage the community in environmental sustainability practices. Overall creating awareness through youth and community enegagment will mold a more environmental sustainability practices. Overall creating awareness through youth and community engagement will mold a more environmentally conscious community.

Air quality monitors will be attached to bicycles along with GPS locators to measure Particulate Matter concentrations enabling researchers to identify potential source points and hotspots that may contribute to declining resident health.

See you there!!

Volunteer Land Stewardship
Jul 27 @ 10:00 am – 3:30 pm

Organization: Audubon Society of Western Pennsylvania at Beechwood Farms Nature Reserve Organization
Social Media Accounts:
https://www.facebook.com/Audubon-Society-of-Western-Pennsylvania

Contact person: Trey Marks
Email: tmarks@aswp.org
Phone number : 412-963-6100 extension 32

Description: The overall purpose is to uniformly and regularly monitor, maintain, and enhance Beechwood Farms Nature Reserve for the preservation of open space, natural and unique features, wildlife habitat, and ecological diversity. It is just as important to maintain the land for walking, hiking, picnicking, nature study, and other forms of non-disruptive, passive recreation. Suggested that you bring your own sunscreen, bug spray, water, and bagged lunches when volunteering with us at ASWP.

Location of opportunity: 614 Dorseyville Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15238 Is this accessible by PAT bus? No Requirements of opportunity: You should be physically able to walk in woods (on and off trails), be able to do light to medium work such as clearing brush, removal of small trees, light litter pick up, and replacing of trail markers.

Litter Clean Ups
Jul 27 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Organization: Carrick Community Council
Organization Social Media Accounts:
https://www.facebook.com/Carrick-Community-Council-285371399447/?fref=ts
www.carrickpa.com/

Contact person: Linda Donahue
Email: ldonahue.ld@gmail.com
Phone number : 4129016673

Description of opportunity: We clean up litter. I have bags and gloves that I provide. We meet at one location and then some walking is involved.

Location of opportunity: 2134 Brownsville Rd, Pittsburgh, PA 15210 (the rear of this shopping center)
Is this accessible by PAT bus? Yes

Requirements of opportunity: just be willing to pick up litter for 2 hours!!! and be willing to walk a bit.