Volunteer Section

Volunteers needed for Miller Creek Trail Work Party on Saturday, Mar. 2

Volunteers needed for Miller Creek Trail Work Party on Saturday, Mar. 2

Volunteers are needed for a Work Party on the Miller Creek Trail in Burien on Saturday, Mar. 2. The Miller Creek Trail in Burien provides important recreational opportunity and valuable fish and wildlife... [Read more]

UPDATE: Burien’s Severe Weather Shelter needs male Volunteers

UPDATE: Burien’s Severe Weather Shelter needs male Volunteers

Here’s the latest update (as of Wednesday  Feb. 20, 2019) on Burien’s Severe Winter Shelter at Highline United Methodist Church: We will be open Wednesday, Feb. 20, and Thursday, Feb. 21,... [Read more]

Volunteers needed to help with deep cleaning at Severe Weather Shelter

Volunteers needed to help with deep cleaning at Severe Weather Shelter

Volunteers are needed to help do a deep cleaning of Burien’s Sever Weather Shelter, which will be closed Monday and Tuesday. The shelter has been open at Highline United Methodist Church since Feb.... [Read more]

A first-hand report from a Volunteer at Burien’s Severe Weather Shelter

A first-hand report from a Volunteer at Burien’s Severe Weather Shelter

The following is a first-hand report of what it was like to Volunteer in Burien’s Severe Weather Shelter at Highline United Methodist Church: By Cydney Moore It has been an amazing couple of days... [Read more]

Burien’s Severe Weather Shelter still needs Volunteers; here’s how to sign up

Burien’s Severe Weather Shelter still needs Volunteers; here’s how to sign up

Burien’s Severe Weather Shelter still needs volunteers for overnight shifts, breakfast preparation, daytime cleaning, organizing and donation receipt. Please use this central sign up link to see... [Read more]

REMINDER: Deadline to nominate City of Burien’s ‘Citizen of the Year’ is Friday

REMINDER: Deadline to nominate City of Burien’s ‘Citizen of the Year’ is Friday

REMINDER: The deadline to nominate a deserving citizen for the City of Burien’s 2019 ‘Citizen of the Year’ award is this FRIDAY, Feb. 15, 2019. “Do you know someone who has improved... [Read more]

URGENT: Volunteers, Donations needed for Burien’s Severe Weather Shelter

URGENT: Volunteers, Donations needed for Burien’s Severe Weather Shelter

Volunteers and Donations are urgently needed for Burien’s Severe Weather Shelter, being held at Highline United Methodist Church through this Sunday, Feb. 17. Here’s a call for help from Volunteer... [Read more]

Volunteers, donations still needed for Burien’s Severe Weather Shelter

Volunteers, donations still needed for Burien’s Severe Weather Shelter

Volunteers and donations are still needed for Burien’s Severe Weather Shelter, which is operating at Highline United Methodist Church at 13015 1st Ave South. HOW TO HELP/DONATE To sign up to Volunteer,... [Read more]

Here’s how YOU can help Burien’s temporary Severe Weather Shelter

Here’s how YOU can help Burien’s temporary Severe Weather Shelter

A temporary Severe Weather Shelter has opened at Highline United Methodist Church, and it is planned to run through Sunday, Feb. 17. Doors open at 7 p.m., lights out at 10 p.m., wake up at 6 a.m., doors... [Read more]

Due to weather, Bloodworks Northwest’s blood inventory is at emergency levels

Due to weather, Bloodworks Northwest’s blood inventory is at emergency levels

Due to snow and icy roads, Bloodworks Northwest has lost 1,500 donations in the last 3 days, and its blood inventory is currently at emergency levels — less than a one-day supply. Donors are urged to... [Read more]

Severe Weather Shelter opens TONIGHT at Highline United Methodist Church

Severe Weather Shelter opens TONIGHT at Highline United Methodist Church

The Ecumenical Leadership Circle, in partnership with Transform Burien and Union Gospel Mission, will be operating a temporary Severe Weather Shelter at Highline United Methodist Church, starting Thursday... [Read more]

Interested in becoming a Y.E.T.I. Guide? Volunteers needed to help local kids

Interested in becoming a Y.E.T.I. Guide? Volunteers needed to help local kids

Local non-profit Youth Experiential Training Institute (Y.E.T.I.) is looking for volunteer guides to help lead their spring and summer programs for kids ages 5-18 on various outdoor adventures throughout... [Read more]

Upthegrove resigns, Nancy Salguero McKay takes over at Historical Society

Upthegrove resigns, Nancy Salguero McKay takes over at Historical Society

Cyndi Upthegrove at a Highline Historical Society meeting in Dec., 2018. On Tuesday, Jan. 22, Cyndi Upthgegrove announced that she has resigned her position as Managing Trustee of the Highline Historical... [Read more]

Give Blood, get a FREE Sub at Five Corners Shopping Center this Friday

Give Blood, get a FREE Sub at Five Corners Shopping Center this Friday

Receive a coupon for a free regular sub sandwich from Jersey Mike’s when you donate at a Blood Drive this Friday, Jan. 18 at Five Corners Shopping Center. Donors are needed between Noon – 6 p.m.... [Read more]

Port of Seattle holding Tree Planting Work Party Saturday, Jan. 26

Port of Seattle holding Tree Planting Work Party Saturday, Jan. 26

Join the Port of Seattle, Sea-Tac Airport and other community members to get muddy and plant native trees at the Miller Creek Community Planting site on the morning of Saturday, Jan. 26. Participants will... [Read more]

Help fight hunger at Empty Bowls on Friday, Jan. 25 at Community Center

Help fight hunger at Empty Bowls on Friday, Jan. 25 at Community Center

Moshier Art Center potters have donated beautiful handmade bowls to be filled with soup at this fun annual fundraiser for the Highline and White Center Food Banks – coming Friday, Jan. 25, 2019 –... [Read more]

City of Burien seeking applicants for 20 citizen advisory board positions

City of Burien seeking applicants for 20 citizen advisory board positions

From the City of Burien: Want to serve your community and help shape local laws and policy? Do you have expertise to share? Consider applying for one of the 20 open citizen advisory board positions! Citizen... [Read more]

Port of Seattle seeking Volunteers to help test Sea-Tac Airport’s new North Satellite

Port of Seattle seeking Volunteers to help test Sea-Tac Airport’s new North Satellite

The Port of Seattle is seeking Volunteers to help test and launch the modernized North Satellite at Sea-Tac Airport. The Port of Seattle seeks residents to participate in its “Full Scale Passenger... [Read more]

Burien Elks donate free dictionaries to third graders at Bow Lake Elementary

Burien Elks donate free dictionaries to third graders at Bow Lake Elementary

10,000 Reasons to Give Third grade students at Bow Lake Elementary were smiling Monday afternoon (Dec. 10) after receiving free dictionaries from the Burien Elks #2143. The Dictionary Project was founded... [Read more]