Volunteer Section

Volunteers needed for Miller Creek Tree Planting event on Saturday, Oct. 27

Volunteers needed for Miller Creek Tree Planting event on Saturday, Oct. 27

Volunteers are needed for a Miller Creek Tree Planting event on Saturday, Oct. 27, from 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. The Miller Creek Trail in Burien provides important recreational opportunity and valuable... [Read more]

Volunteers needed for Walker Preserve Work Party on Saturday, Sept. 22

Volunteers needed for Walker Preserve Work Party on Saturday, Sept. 22

Volunteers are needed for a Work Party at Walker Preserve on Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018. “Join your friends and neighbors in helping protect and restore this community treasure. Get outside before... [Read more]

Donors needed for Blood Drive at Burien Community Center Tuesday

Donors needed for Blood Drive at Burien Community Center Tuesday

Please help end the summer blood shortage – donate at A Blood Drive being held at the Burien Community Center on Tuesday, Aug. 14, from 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Click HERE to schedule online! “Walk-ins... [Read more]

Volunteers needed for Work Parties at new Mary’s Place Burien facility

Volunteers needed for Work Parties at new Mary’s Place Burien facility

Mary’s Place is seeking Volunteers to help them prepare their new Burien home, a family shelter opening at the former Lakeside Milam Recovery Center site. Several Volunteer Work Parties are scheduled... [Read more]

Volunteers needed for Miller Creek Trail Work Party on Saturday, July 21

Volunteers needed for Miller Creek Trail Work Party on Saturday, July 21

Volunteers are needed for a Miller Creek Trail Work Party on Saturday, July 21. The Miller Creek Trail in Burien provides important recreational opportunity and valuable fish and wildlife habitat. “Join... [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]

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 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]

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]

Volunteers pitch in to help clean up & fix elderly Burien woman’s home

Volunteers pitch in to help clean up & fix elderly Burien woman’s home

Thirteen (or so) generous Volunteers helped clean up and do some serious work on the home of an elderly Burien woman in need on Saturday, Aug. 26. The event – as well as an online fundraiser – was... [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 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]

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 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]

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]

Volunteers needed for Work Party on Saturday, March 4 at Walker Preserve

Volunteers needed for Work Party on Saturday, March 4 at Walker Preserve

Volunteers are needed for a Work Party on Saturday, March 4 at Walker Preserve. Join your Miller-Walker Basin Steward and your neighbors to restore the forest to improve the health of Miller and Walker... [Read more]

UPDATE: Here’s what over 30 Volunteers have discovered for CSI:Highline

UPDATE: Here’s what over 30 Volunteers have discovered for CSI:Highline

The Community Salmon Investigation for Highline is well underway, and over 30 volunteers have been out every day (except during very windy or rainy conditions) counting fish. With surveys tallied from... [Read more]

Volunteers needed to plant native trees at North Shorewood Park Saturday

Volunteers needed to plant native trees at North Shorewood Park Saturday

Join King County Parks and Friends of North Shorewood to plant native trees and shrubs to make a healthier forest this Saturday, Oct. 29, starting at 10 a.m. No experience needed – King County Parks... [Read more]

UPDATE: All outdoor volunteer events this weekend have been cancelled

UPDATE: All outdoor volunteer events this weekend have been cancelled

From Elissa Ostergaard, Miller-Walker Basin Steward: All outdoor volunteer events this weekend are CANCELLED due to the forecasted storm and high winds.  Here are a couple links showing details – first,... [Read more]

South King Council of the Blind seeking help

South King Council of the Blind seeking help

Our friends at the South King Council of the Blind – which has a presence here in Burien – are requesting your help: SKB has the honor of co-hosting this year’s annual convention of the WA Council... [Read more]

Volunteers needed to help restore Miller Creek Trail on Sunday, June 26

Volunteers needed to help restore Miller Creek Trail on Sunday, June 26

The Miller-Walker Basin has two new Habitat Stewards – Ashley and Sheila – who will be hosting work parties along the Miller Creek trail this summer – and Volunteers are needed, starting this... [Read more]