Volunteers needed for pop-up vaccine clinics at the Pete

Pitt has added another vaccination clinic at the Petersen Events Center on Jan. 21, in addition to one on Jan. 12 and another that was held in December.

To meet the demand, a total of 37 more people are needed for each of the two volunteer shifts: 8 a.m. -12:30 p.m. and noon-4:30 p.m. Jan. 21.

There will be approximately 800 appointments available for various vaccinations, including COVID-19 boosters (Moderna for ages 18+ and Pfizer for ages 12+), flu vaccines and first doses of COVID-19 shots for adults.

The volunteers will fill the following roles:

  • 6 patient registration (non-clinical)

  • 6 patient assistance (non-clinical)

  • 4 patient educators

  • 12 vaccinators

  • 5 pharmacy interns/pharmacists for vaccine prep

  • 2 faculty/clinicians to oversee vaccinators

  • 2 faculty/clinicians to oversee medical observation

New clinical volunteers: Complete the healthcare professional volunteer application form at https://www.volgistics.com/ex/portal.dll/ap?ap=1494556026. Then complete the University of Pittsburgh release form at pi.tt/pittrelease.

New non-clinical volunteers: Complete the non-healthcare professional volunteer application form at https://www.volgistics.com/ex/portal.dll/ap?ap=126480396. Then complete the University of Pittsburgh release form at pi.tt/pittrelease.

Existing volunteers (and new volunteers who completed the previous steps):

  • Log into the Volgistics app at http://vicnet.pitt.edu

  • From the Volgistics Home tab, go to the “My Schedule” tab to see upcoming clinics.

  • Click “Help Wanted” on any of the calendar dates to see the available volunteer roles.

  • Find a date, a time, and a role that works for you. Click on the “Schedule Me” button.

  • Verify that you have the right role, date and time by clicking the “Yes” button under “Is this correct?

In addition to the pop-up clinics, volunteers are needed most weekdays at the Pitt CoVax Clinic on the Fifth Avenue side of Nordenberg Hall.

If you have any questions or issues, please email COVAXVOL@pitt.edu.