Volunteer Application

If you’re volunteering to help clean up the City of Pittsburgh, the Department of Public Works can help! Please use one of the applications below to gain approval for your volunteer clean-up event in our parks, trails and right of ways. Once submitted, we will review your application and contact you with approval via email. 

Thank you for your interest and your efforts to give back to your community! If you have any questions regarding volunteering, please contact us at volunteer@pittsburghpa.gov.


Public Volunteer Opportunities

Anytime someone submits an application that says their litter clean up event is open to the public for anybody to join, it'll be placed here with location and contact information details! Please reach out to the organizer of the event with any additional questions you may have. 


Additional Online Resources

Litterati and City of Pittsburgh

If organizing a clean up event with many volunteers is not something you're interested in, but are looking for ways to contribute by yourself, consider using the Litterati app. By joining Litterati, you can take on individual action to help clean up wile also providing useful data to the City of Pittsburgh as to the composition and location of litter in our great city. Download to your smartphone (for both Apple and Android) and use join code "CLEANPGH"