There is always an opportunity for Pitt-Greensburg students to give their time and resources!
Pitt-Greensburg Volunteer Groups
American Red Cross Club
The American Red Cross exists to provide compassionate care to those in need. Here at Pitt-Greensburg, we focus on:
- blood drives
- disaster awareness
- health and safety services
- support to military personnel and their families.
Circle K International (CKI)
Circle K is the premier group for college students looking to serve their communities and gain leadership experience. Nearly 13,000 college students around the world participate in CKI. The Pitt-Greensburg CKI is supported and sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Greensburg. For more info, visit CKI online.
Habitat for Humanity
The Pitt-Greensburg Habitat for Humanity campus chapter has been at Pitt-Greensburg since 2006. This student group supports the mission of Habitat for Humanity International. We advocate for:
- simple, decent, affordable housing
- fundraising for Habitat home builds
- participating in build projects here in the Greensburg community and beyond.
Outdoor Adventure & Community Service (OACS)
OACS is a residential living community located in Westmoreland Hall. OACS provides its members with experiential learning activities in a nontraditional setting. The outdoor adventure component is designed to develop interpersonal and leadership skills. The community service component instills responsibility and engages students in the community. The intended outcome is a more well-rounded, holistic student. Visit OACS.
Into the Streets
Each semester the Office of Student Services also hosts a multiple-day service event called Into the Streets. Into the Streets allows members of our campus Community to give back to the greater Westmoreland area. Past events have included:
- making blankets for Children's Hospital
- volunteering at local food banks
- delivering dog treats to local shelters
- volunteering at the Delmont Public Library
- hanging flyers for Big Brothers, Big Sisters
and many others. Be on the lookout each semester for more opportunities to give back. Contact: Al Thiel firstname.lastname@example.org
More Volunteer Opportunities
The Westmoreland Association of Volunteer Administrators (WAVA) maintains a comprehensive list of more than 100 non-profit agencies in Westmoreland County. Pitt-Greensburg students volunteer at many of these agencies. For the complete listing, visit WAVA's online guide.
The Student Training & Education in Public Service's is a good resource for students looking for more information about volunteering while in college.