Volunteer Section

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]

Bloodworks Northwest urgently needs Blood Donors

Bloodworks Northwest urgently needs Blood Donors

Bloodworks Northwest issued an urgent appeal for donors after the community supply for Type O blood — the most common blood type among people in the Northwest — plunged by 37% since the beginning... [Read more]

Volunteers needed for Work Party to clean up Miller Creek this Saturday, July 8

Volunteers needed for Work Party to clean up Miller Creek this Saturday, July 8

Volunteers are needed for a Work Party this Saturday, July 8, to help clean up Miller Creek: Help remove invasive plant species and plant native species along Miller Creek. You will learn the importance... [Read more]

Residents invited to help shape the future for Burien Parks ‘PROS Plan’

Residents invited to help shape the future for Burien Parks ‘PROS Plan’

The City of Burien has begun the planning process for a new Parks, Recreation and Open Space plan –otherwise known as a PROS Plan – and they’re seeking residents’ input. Your feedback... [Read more]

Volunteers needed for Work Party at Miller Creek on Saturday, May 27

Volunteers needed for Work Party at Miller Creek on Saturday, May 27

Volunteers are needed to help restore the forest near Miller and Walker Creeks tomorrow – Saturday, May 27, from 9:30 a.m. – Noon! Here’s more info: Join us to continue our efforts to remove... [Read more]

Volunteers needed June 6 & 7 to help students at Big Picture Middle School

Volunteers needed June 6 & 7 to help students at Big Picture Middle School

By Devin Otto Intern, Big Picture High School As the school year approaches its last three weeks, students at Burien’s Big Picture High School are getting ready to graduate. That includes the Big Picture... [Read more]

Local Attorney Fred Mendoza gets MLK Medal of Distinguished Service Monday

Local Attorney Fred Mendoza gets MLK Medal of Distinguished Service Monday

Councilmember Dave Upthegrove (right), with Martin Luther King, Jr. Medal of Distinguished Service recipient Fred Mendoza. Fred Mendoza has never strayed far from the South King County communities he was... [Read more]

‘Rampathon’ provides free wheelchair ramp to 90-year old Burien woman

‘Rampathon’ provides free wheelchair ramp to 90-year old Burien woman

Laverne Ritchie – a 90-Year-Old Burien resident – received a free wheelchair ramp on Saturday (May 20) courtesy the Master Builders Association’s ‘Rampathon’ event. The Master... [Read more]

Volunteer Heroes needed for Blood Drive in SeaTac on Monday, May 1

Volunteer Heroes needed for Blood Drive in SeaTac on Monday, May 1

Volunteers are needed for a Blood drive at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church onMonday May 1. 2017: WHERE: Prince of Peace Lutheran Fellowship Hall,19030 8th Ave. S. SeaTac WA 98148 WHEN: Monday, May 1:... [Read more]

Volunteers needed for Normandy Park Work Party this Sunday, April 30

Volunteers needed for Normandy Park Work Party this Sunday, April 30

Volunteers are needed to get outside and join neighbors to beautify Walker Creek and the Normandy Park Swim Club this coming Sunday, April 30. Join your Miller-Walker Basin Steward and members of the Normandy... [Read more]

Volunteers needed for Blood Drive at Matt Griffin YMCA Wednesday

Volunteers needed for Blood Drive at Matt Griffin YMCA Wednesday

Organizers are low on sign-ups for a Blood Drive scheduled for Wednesday, April 19 at Matt Griffin YMCA – PLEASE HELP! “Sparing 45 minutes of your time to give blood, can potentially help save... [Read more]

Arbor Day/Earth Day celebration & clean-up event at Seahurst Park Sat., April 22

Arbor Day/Earth Day celebration & clean-up event at Seahurst Park Sat., April 22

Mark your calendars for Saturday, April 22 for an Arbor Day/Earth Day celebration and clean-up event at Seahurst Park from 9 a.m. – Noon. “Join us for a park clean-up and a tree planting in... [Read more]

REMINDER: How are local salmon doing? ‘CSI: Highline’ is Thursday night

REMINDER: How are local salmon doing? ‘CSI: Highline’ is Thursday night

REMINDER: The Season Finale for CSI: Highline is Thursday night, April 6, from 6 – 7:30 p.m. at the Burien Community Center. “Please join us to hear how our local salmon are doing in Miller and... [Read more]

Volunteers needed for Work Party this Saturday, April 1 at Walker Preserve

Volunteers needed for Work Party this Saturday, April 1 at Walker Preserve

Join your Miller-Walker Basin Steward and your neighbors to restore the forest to improve the health of Miller and Walker Creeks this Saturday, April 1. No experience is necessary, and gloves, refreshments,... [Read more]

Burien Lions & Environmental Science Center holding beach clean-up April 22

Burien Lions & Environmental Science Center holding beach clean-up April 22

Join the Burien Lions Club and Environmental Science Center for some spring cleaning on the beach and on the trails of Seahurst Park on Earth Day – Saturday, April 22. This Open House & Clean-Up... [Read more]

REMINDER: Volunteers needed to help Clean Up Burien this Saturday, March 18!

REMINDER: Volunteers needed to help Clean Up Burien this Saturday, March 18!

REMINDER: Volunteers are bing asked to show up and help ‘Clean Up Burien’ this Saturday, March 18, from 9 – 11 a.m. Volunteers are needed to help clean up the city, and are asked to meet... [Read more]

Citizens asked to volunteer to help ‘Clean Up Burien’ on Saturday, March 18

Citizens asked to volunteer to help ‘Clean Up Burien’ on Saturday, March 18

A group of citizens is asking for Volunteers to help ‘Clean Up Burien’ on Saturday, March 18, from 9 – 11 a.m. Volunteers are needed to help clean up the city, and are asked to meet at 9... [Read more]

Reading Partners is seeking Volunteers to help read to local children

Reading Partners is seeking Volunteers to help read to local children

Reading Partners is seeking Volunteers to help read to local children: If you want to be a part of a phenomenal team, gain new skills, and change your life, consider Reading Partners AmeriCorps in Seattle.... [Read more]