Volunteer Section

Volunteers needed to clean-up a stretch of SR 509 this Sunday, Feb. 18

Volunteers needed to clean-up a stretch of SR 509 this Sunday, Feb. 18

Volunteers are needed to help a new group called ‘Localists of Burien‘ do clean-up work on a stretch of the SR 509 freeway this Sunday, Feb. 18, starting at Noon. If you’d like to lend... [Read more]

Volunteers needed to serve on Burien citizen advisory boards

Volunteers needed to serve on Burien citizen advisory boards

Applications are being accepted for openings on the following Burien City Council citizen advisory boards: Human Services Commission Parks & Recreation Board (residency required) Planning Commission... [Read more]

Volunteers needed for Blood Drive at Burien Community Center Mon., Jan. 29

Volunteers needed for Blood Drive at Burien Community Center Mon., Jan. 29

Volunteers are needed for a Blood Drive at the Burien Community Center on Monday, Jan. 29. Drive hours will be from 9:30 – 11:30 a.m., and again from 12:30 – 3:30 p.m. People can sign up at www.bloodworksnw.org,... [Read more]

Show B-Town some love at Valentine’s Clean Up work party on Sun., Feb. 18

Show B-Town some love at Valentine’s Clean Up work party on Sun., Feb. 18

A local group called ‘Clean Up Burien’ is seeking Volunteers to show their love for B-Town at a Valentine’s Clean Up work party on Sunday, Feb. 18, from Noon – 3 p.m. “Come show... [Read more]

Volunteers needed to help count homeless on Friday, Jan. 26

Volunteers needed to help count homeless on Friday, Jan. 26

Volunteers are needed for ‘Count Us In 2018,’ the annual Point in Time Count of people experiencing homelessness which will be held on Friday, Jan. 26. Volunteers will be asked to work in teams... [Read more]

Volunteers needed to ‘Walk-n-Roll’ on the WABI Burien Board

Volunteers needed to ‘Walk-n-Roll’ on the WABI Burien Board

From our friends at WABI Burien: Do You Want to Help Make Burien More Walkable/Bikeable? Just imagine… Leading fun walks in local neighborhoods: “I didn’t know this was here!” Meeting your neighbors... [Read more]

Burien’s annual Empty Bowls fundraiser Lunch/Dinner will be Friday, Jan. 26

Burien’s annual Empty Bowls fundraiser Lunch/Dinner will be Friday, Jan. 26

Moshier potters have teamed up with Discover Burien and Burien Parks and Recreation to host the City’s annual Empty Bowls fundraiser on Friday, Jan. 26, 2018. Empty Bowls events can be found around... [Read more]

Your end of the year donations to Goodwill can help others find jobs

Your end of the year donations to Goodwill can help others find jobs

The end of the year is the perfect time to donate to Goodwill, and here’s how you can help: The simple act of cleaning out your closets and donating to Goodwill will help us help others with free... [Read more]

Volunteers needed for Miller-Walker Community Stewardship Event Dec. 9

Volunteers needed for Miller-Walker Community Stewardship Event Dec. 9

Volunteers are needed for a Miller-Walker Community Stewardship Event on Saturday, Dec. 9: WHEN: Saturday, 9:30 am – Noon, Dec. 9, 2017. Check the web site for updates! Web search the term Miller Walker... [Read more]

Help local needy families – drop off food & gifts for Fire Department fundraiser!

Help local needy families – drop off food & gifts for Fire Department fundraiser!

The Burien/Normandy Park Fire Department is holding its annual Holiday Outreach program, which will serve holiday food, toys and gifts to 50 local families, and here’s how YOU can help! Donations... [Read more]

Navos holds annual Holiday Dinner for its clients

Navos holds annual Holiday Dinner for its clients

On Tuesday (Nov. 21, 2017), Navos, a leading community mental health provider in the Northwest, hosted its annual holiday dinner for clients. For many of them who live in poverty due to their mental... [Read more]

B-Town DOG seeking Volunteer Photog, Elves for ‘Santa Paws’ pics Dec. 3

B-Town DOG seeking Volunteer Photog, Elves for ‘Santa Paws’ pics Dec. 3

The B-Town DOG is seeking a Volunteer Photographer and Elves to assist Santa and hand out dog treats to good dogs, and candy canes to good boys and girls at their annual Santa Paws dog photo fundraiser... [Read more]

Volunteers needed for Work Party at Walker Preserve on Saturday, Nov. 11

Volunteers needed for Work Party at Walker Preserve on Saturday, Nov. 11

Volunteers are needed for a Work Party at Walker Preserve on Saturday, Nov. 11: Join your Miller-Walker Basin Steward and neighbors to restore the forest and improve the health of Miller and Walker Creeks!... [Read more]

Volunteers needed to help United Way’s Free Tax Preparation service

Volunteers needed to help United Way’s Free Tax Preparation service

From our friends at United Way of King County: Maria, a single mother of two making $30,000 a year, has to regularly choose between education, car repair, or dental care. But during the last tax season,... [Read more]

Volunteers needed for Dog Park Work Party this Saturday, Oct. 7

Volunteers needed for Dog Park Work Party this Saturday, Oct. 7

Volunteers are needed to join the B-Town DOG team, along with organizer David Cain, to get Burien’s off-leash dog park landscaping cleaned up and ready for winter, with a work party planned for... [Read more]

REMINDER: Community Salmon Investigation Training starts Thursday

REMINDER: Community Salmon Investigation Training starts Thursday

REMINDER: Community Salmon Investigation Training starts this Thursday, Oct. 5! Come learn how to participate in the annual Community Salmon Investigation to track spawning salmon in Miller and Walker... [Read more]

Volunteers needed for Community Salmon Investigation, which starts Oct. 5

Volunteers needed for Community Salmon Investigation, which starts Oct. 5

Don’t forget to sign-up for the annual CSI salmon surveys, as the Oct. 5 training is fast approaching, and volunteers are needed to help survey our local creeks in just over two weeks. “The long-standing... [Read more]

Give Blood & enter to meet Seattle Seahawk Bobby Wagner at a private party!

Give Blood & enter to meet Seattle Seahawk Bobby Wagner at a private party!

Want to hang out with Seattle Linebacker Bobby Wagner at a private party at the end of football season? You can – here’s how: Every time you attend a center or mobile drive and register to donate... [Read more]

Volunteers needed for Community Salmon Investigation, which starts Oct. 5

Volunteers needed for Community Salmon Investigation, which starts Oct. 5

Volunteers are needed for the annual ‘Community Salmon Investigation for Highline’ starts Thursday, Oct. 5: The salmon are on their way and it’s time to begin thinking about the annual Miller/Walker... [Read more]

Donors needed for City of Burien Blood Drive on Thursday, Sept. 7

Donors needed for City of Burien Blood Drive on Thursday, Sept. 7

Donors are needed for a Blood Drive scheduled at Burien City Hall on Thursday, Sept. 7, starting at 10 a.m. On Monday of this week, Bloodworks Northwest sent an emergency shipment of blood components to... [Read more]

Environmental Science Center needs help cleaning Seahurst Park Beach Sept. 16

Environmental Science Center needs help cleaning Seahurst Park Beach Sept. 16

Marine debris is a serious problem, but you can help – Burien’s Environmental Science Center needs Volunteers to help clean up Seahurst Park Beach on  Saturday, Sept. 16. This open event will... [Read more]

Volunteers needed for Work Party to help elderly woman in need this Saturday

Volunteers needed for Work Party to help elderly woman in need this Saturday

Burien resident Gena Schubert is trying to help an elderly neighbor of hers, and is seeking Volunteers for a Work Party this Saturday, Aug. 26. The Work Party is open to all who want to help – just... [Read more]

Volunteers needed for ‘Dog Park Saturday’ work parties in September

Volunteers needed for ‘Dog Park Saturday’ work parties in September

Join the B-Town DOG group, along with organizer David Cain, as they get Burien’s off-leash dog park cleaned up and ready for winter with two events in September – the first event on Sept. 9 and... [Read more]

Volunteers get a FREE lunch at Miller Creek Trail work party on Sat., Aug. 26

Volunteers get a FREE lunch at Miller Creek Trail work party on Sat., Aug. 26

FREE VOLUNTEER LUNCHES will be given away at a Miller Creek Trail Work Party in Burien on Saturday, Aug. 26: Volunteers have been working to restore this site along the Miller Creek trail in Burien since... [Read more]