Volunteer Section

Volunteers needed for Work Party at Miller Creek this Saturday, May 19

Volunteers needed for Work Party at Miller Creek this Saturday, May 19

Volunteers are needed to join Burien and King County residents in a learning and restoration event along Miller Creek this Saturday, May 19. “We will kick off the day learning how to identify a few... [Read more]

Volunteers needed to donate at Blood Drive at Burien City Hall Thursday

Volunteers needed to donate at Blood Drive at Burien City Hall Thursday

Organizers tell us that they are very low on sign-ups for this Thursday’s blood drive at Burien City Hall, but are “grateful to the 3 donors who booked a time to attend.” “Please sign... [Read more]

REMINDER: Discover Burien’s Clean Sweep is this Saturday, April 28!

REMINDER: Discover Burien’s Clean Sweep is this Saturday, April 28!

REMINDER: Discover Burien’s annual Clean Sweep is a citywide clean-up event which will take place this Saturday, April 28, from 8 a.m. – Noon. Volunteers are asked to gather at 8 a.m. at the Burien... [Read more]

Burien Localists launches ‘Project: Barrier Breakers (Spanish Speakers Social)’

Burien Localists launches ‘Project: Barrier Breakers (Spanish Speakers Social)’

Our friends at the Burien Localists group have just launched a great new ongoing event – ‘Project: Barrier Breakers (Spanish Speakers Social)’ – where they’re matching people whose... [Read more]

Early Easter and spring break vacation triggers urgent need for blood donors

Early Easter and spring break vacation triggers urgent need for blood donors

The cumulative impact of an early Easter and widespread spring break vacations has triggered a special appeal to donors to help meet urgent patient needs in Northwest hospitals. “A dip in donor collections... [Read more]

Donate blood, get a FREE sub sandwich Friday at Five Corners Shopping Center

Donate blood, get a FREE sub sandwich Friday at Five Corners Shopping Center

Donate blood and you’ll get a FREE sub sandwich from Jersey Mike’s this Friday, March 30 at the Five Corners Shopping Center. Here are the details: WHAT: Blood drive WHEN: Friday, March 30,... [Read more]

Local Rotarians from Burien & White Center are making international impact

Local Rotarians from Burien & White Center are making international impact

The Rotary Club of Burien/White Center is the sponsor and recipient of a large Rotary International matching grant for a project in the remote Ballia region of India. Residents there have suffered... [Read more]

Volunteers needed for Miller Creek Trail Work Party on Saturday, March 31

Volunteers needed for Miller Creek Trail Work Party on Saturday, March 31

Volunteers are needed for a Miller Creek Trail Work Party on Saturday, March 31! The Miller Creek Trail in Burien provides important recreational opportunity and valuable fish and wildlife habitat. Join... [Read more]

Help clean B-Town at Discover Burien’s Clean Sweep on Saturday, April 28

Help clean B-Town at Discover Burien’s Clean Sweep on Saturday, April 28

Discover Burien’s annual Clean Sweep is a citywide clean-up event, which will take place on Saturday, April 28, from 8 a.m. – Noon. Volunteers are asked to gather at 8 a.m. at the Burien Fire... [Read more]

REMINDER: Volunteers needed for Walker Preserve Work Party Saturday!

REMINDER: Volunteers needed for Walker Preserve Work Party Saturday!

Walker Preserve is a community treasure that needs your help! Join your friends and neighbors to help remove English Ivy – an invasive species – and restore native trees & shrubs. We will also... [Read more]

Volunteers needed to help improve Walker Preserve on Saturday, March 3

Volunteers needed to help improve Walker Preserve on Saturday, March 3

Join your friends and neighbors for a few hours to help improve your local park and enhance fish and wildlife habitat, with the next opportunity on Saturday, March 3. Why Walker Preserve? Walker Preserve... [Read more]

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]