Volunteer Section

POSTPONED: Zero Waste Washington litter clean-up postponed

POSTPONED: Zero Waste Washington litter clean-up postponed

UPDATE May 29, 2019: Organizers of this clean-up event have postponed it due to a conflict with Burien Pride. “As it turns out, Burien Pride Festival is the same day as our event (litter clean-up).... [Read more]

Volunteer(s) needed to deliver meals and a smile for Meals on Wheels

Volunteer(s) needed to deliver meals and a smile for Meals on Wheels

Meals on Wheels: Deliver Meals and a Smile! A volunteer is needed to deliver meals Thursday mornings in Burien. We are also looking for back-up drivers to deliver as needed when one of the weekly drivers... [Read more]

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]

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]

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]

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]

LETTER: Transform Burien served over 100 Thanksgiving dinners to people in need

LETTER: Transform Burien served over 100 Thanksgiving dinners to people in need

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The B-Town Blog nor its staff:] Letter to the Editor, As a resident of... [Read more]

REMINDER: Volunteers needed for Walker Preserve Work Party on Nov. 17

REMINDER: Volunteers needed for Walker Preserve Work Party on Nov. 17

Volunteers are needed to join friends and neighbors on Saturday, Nov. 17, to help protect and restore Walker Preserve. This will be the final volunteer event of the year at this location. “Join us... [Read more]

REMINDER: Volunteers needed for Tree Planting Party this Saturday, Oct. 27

REMINDER: Volunteers needed for Tree Planting Party this Saturday, Oct. 27

REMINDER: Volunteers are needed for a few hours this Saturday, Oct. 27 to help improve your local park and enhance fish and wildlife habitat at a Tree Planting Party in Miller Creek. The plan is to plant... [Read more]

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]