Moon Township Pennsylvania • 1000 Beaver Grade Road, Moon Township, PA 15108 • 412.262.1700
To provide opportunities for volunteerism and stewardship designed to improve the well-being of the volunteer and the community we serve.
Volunteers provide a vital community link. Moon Township promotes volunteerism as a means to renew and sustain the essential connections between people, community services, and protected greenspace.
The volunteer program gives one an opportunity to make a difference in the lives of friends, neighbors and the community. It provides opportunities for preservation and conservation of natural greenspace and serves to provide ways for people to connect with nature and the outdoors.
Military groups, Corporations & Businesses, RMU students, Church Groups, Community Organizations, Individuals, *Teens, Senior Citizens- Moon Senior Connection, Rhema, OLSH and MASD service hours for Key Club, Band, Athletics, National Jr. and Sr. Honor Societies, University Clubs, Greek Life.
If you’re interested in volunteering for any of the opportunities above, here’s how the process works:
Act 153 defines volunteers as any adult applying for an unpaid position as a volunteer responsible for:
Act 153 requires volunteers to obtain the following clearances:
Report of Criminal History from PA State Police
Child Abuse History Clearance from the Department of Human Services compass.state.pa.us/cwis/public/home
A fingerprint-based Federal Criminal History is required if a volunteer 18+ has NOT resided continously in PA for the past 10 years. If the volunteer HAS resided continuously in PA for past 10 years, a disclosure statement must be signed before volunteering. https://www.pa.cogentid.com/index_dpwNew.htm
Volunteer to make a difference in your community!
For more more information, contact:
Stacey Sommerfield, Moon Parks and Recreation Director
Other ways to be involved around Moon Township include the following:
Township Advisory Boards and Councils
Advisory boards and councils help the township better understand the needs and desires of residents, business owners and developers. Residents who serve on these committees are advocates for the people of Moon Township; each member brings with them their own experiences, advice and input which can be influential when township supervisors vote on ordinances and make policy decisions. Click here for more information.
Moon Community Access Television
Moon Community Access Television is a community-based network of public access, educational and governmental programming owned and operated by the Township of Moon. MCA-TV relies on volunteers to produce, edit and star in locally-produced programs and is always looking for new volunteers and program ideas. Visit MCA-TV to learn more.
Environmental Advisory Council
Moon Township’s Environmental Advisory Council works to improve and protect the quality of the environment throughout the township. The EAC participates in and holds several events throughout the year that help promote a community environmental program, including the township’s annual recycling day, quarterly electronics collections, road clean-ups and participation in Moon Parks and Recreation’s annual Earth Day event. To learn more about volunteering with the EAC, contact Lora Dombrowski at 412.262.1700 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Moon Township Volunteer Fire Company
The Moon Township Volunteer Fire Company is always looking for new members to join them in serving and protecting the community. Interested residents are invited to learn more about becoming a volunteer firefighter by visiting one of the township’s fire stations on Mondays at 7 p.m. when the department conducts its weekly meeting. Visit MTVFC to learn more.
Moon Township Public Library
Mooncrest Neighborhood Programs
Mooncrest Neighborhood Programs, operated by the Felician Sisters of North America, focuses on actively revitalizing a 395-unit complex, home to nearly 700 people in Moon Township. Volunteers are welcome to assist the staff and children in many ways, including homework and activity help at the after school program, serving and clean up at the monthly community pasta dinners, tutoring for the adult GED program, summer kids camp activities, development and fundraising, and community gardening. Visit Mooncrest Neighborhood Programs to learn more.
Moon Township thanks the many volunteers who make a difference in our community. We couldn’t do it without you!
1000 Beaver Grade Road
Moon Township, PA 15108
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