Volunteer Section

Volunteers needed to help at Duwamish Hill Preserve Saturday, March 19

Volunteers needed to help at Duwamish Hill Preserve Saturday, March 19

Volunteers are needed on Saturday, March 19 to come join Forterra at the Duwamish Hill Preserve and help tackle some invasive weeds, as well as spread mulch in hopes of keeping this habitat happy and healthy. “This... [Read more]

Poverty Bay Wine Festival Volunteers get FUN benefits; here’s how YOU can help

Poverty Bay Wine Festival Volunteers get FUN benefits; here’s how YOU can help

Poverty Bay Wine Festival Volunteers get FUN benefits! Do you want to help your community and have fun at the same time? The 12th annual Poverty Bay Wine Festival – sponsored by the Rotary Club of... [Read more]

Volunteers needed to share their love for Puget Sound as Beach Naturalists

Volunteers needed to share their love for Puget Sound as Beach Naturalists

Volunteers are needed to share their love for Puget Sound as Beach Naturalists: As a Beach Naturalist, you’ll learn more about Puget Sound beaches and their inhabitants, and you’ll be trained to help... [Read more]

Volunteers needed to help restore Miller Creek & Walker Preserve Dec. 11

Volunteers needed to help restore Miller Creek & Walker Preserve Dec. 11

Help restore our local creeks on Friday, Dec. 11 and Saturday, Jan. 9 with your neighbors in this perfect cool fall weather! Join your Miller-Walker Basin Steward and other outdoor enthusiasts as we... [Read more]

Volunteer needed to serve on Burien Arts Commission Board

Volunteer needed to serve on Burien Arts Commission Board

Do you love the arts and want to see more in your community? Applications are being accepted for an opening on the Burien Arts Commission (residency required). Application forms are available at Burien... [Read more]

Volunteers needed for Miller and Walker Creeks restoration events this weekend

Volunteers needed for Miller and Walker Creeks restoration events this weekend

Volunteers are needed to help at Miller and Walker Creeks restoration events this weekend. There are two upcoming opportunities: Friday, Oct. 23, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 24, 9:30 a.m.... [Read more]

Volunteers needed for upcoming, fun Burien arts events

Volunteers needed for upcoming, fun Burien arts events

The Burien Arts Association urgently needs volunteers for three upcoming events. By volunteering, citizens will not only be helping their community but also be participating in fun activities. Face painters... [Read more]

Valuable Volunteers needed for valued program – drive for Hyde Shuttles

Valuable Volunteers needed for valued program – drive for Hyde Shuttles

Here’s a great opportunity to rise up and Volunteer to help others locally: Hyde Shuttles have served as a crucial resource for area residents since the program first selected Des Moines as its pilot... [Read more]

Burien City Council Seeking Volunteer for King County Landmarks Commission

Burien City Council Seeking Volunteer for King County Landmarks Commission

The Burien City Council announced on its website Wednesday (Jan. 2) that it is seeking a qualified Volunteer to serve a three-year term as Burien’s special member on the King County Landmarks Commission.... [Read more]

City of Burien Seeking Volunteer for Landmarks Commission

City of Burien Seeking Volunteer for Landmarks Commission

The City of Burien announced recently that its City Council is seeking a qualified volunteer to serve a three-year term as Burien’s special member on the King County Landmarks Commission. The deadline... [Read more]

Love from B-Town to Uganda – a Dispatch from Resident Davy Desmond

Love from B-Town to Uganda – a Dispatch from Resident Davy Desmond

Story & Photos by Davy Desmond. For the past few years, I have been traveling to Uganda. The moments passed rapidly on the long plane ride, because my heart was in my stomach rolling with excitement…

Burien Humorist Shawn Underwood Helping Hurricane Sandy Victims

Burien Humorist Shawn Underwood Helping Hurricane Sandy Victims

When BTB Contributor Shawn Underwood isn’t writing humor (see B-Town Undercover or her book “Mommy Are We French Yet?“), she volunteers for the American Red Cross. Most recently she’s... [Read more]

‘No One Left Behind’ Seeking Funds to Help Re-Build Deck for Disabled Couple

‘No One Left Behind’ Seeking Funds to Help Re-Build Deck for Disabled Couple

A group called ‘No One Left Behind‘ will be holding a fundraiser from Noon – 4 p.m. this Saturday (Nov. 10) at the Kent Lowe’s Store, to help raise money to re-build a deck with a... [Read more]

Burien Man Honored As Volunteer For Non-Profit ‘Outdoors For All’ Foundation

Burien Man Honored As Volunteer For Non-Profit ‘Outdoors For All’ Foundation

Jeff Wright, a Tool Grinder from Burien, has been recognized for contributing to the non-profit ‘Outdoors For All’ Foundation. “Jeff has been volunteering with us for over 15 years as... [Read more]

Burien’s Bob Frank Honored For Outstanding Service To The Needy

Burien’s Bob Frank Honored For Outstanding Service To The Needy

Bob Frank, Burien resident and member of St. Bernadette Parish, received the St. Vincent de Paul “Least of My Brethren” Award for outstanding service to the needy in Burien at the St. Vincent de Paul... [Read more]

‘BTownHelpers’ Is Looking For Burien-Area Residents In Need

‘BTownHelpers’ Is Looking For Burien-Area Residents In Need

Burien native Jerrod Sessler wants our Readers to know that he is spearheading a new venture, called “BTownHelpers” that is aimed at helping local residents in need. “There is a growing... [Read more]

King County Superior Court’s ‘Partnership For Youth Justice’ Seeks Volunteers

King County Superior Court’s ‘Partnership For Youth Justice’ Seeks Volunteers

‘Partnership for Youth Justice’ is a King County Superior Court juvenile offender program, and they’re looking for volunteers. This program offers an alternative to the formal court process... [Read more]

Here’s A Unique Holiday Volunteer Opportunity: ‘Pluck’ Coho Salmon Eggs!

Here’s A Unique Holiday Volunteer Opportunity: ‘Pluck’ Coho Salmon Eggs!

Miller/Walker Creek Steward Dennis Clark alerts us to a very unique holiday volunteer opportunity: “pluck” coho salmon eggs at Miller Creek in Normandy Park on Dec. 17th! “Volunteers... [Read more]

Volunteers Needed To Help Clean Up Seahurst Park This Saturday

Volunteers Needed To Help Clean Up Seahurst Park This Saturday

Volunteers are needed to help clean up Seahurst Park this Saturday, Sept. 25th, from 10am – Noon. Work will happen at the top area of the North Maintenance Road, and volunteers are asked to meet... [Read more]