Seattle Aquarium looking for local beach volunteers

Do you love your Golden Gardens and Carkeek Park beaches? Enjoy learning about the cool critters that live there? The folks at Seattle Aquarium’s Beach Naturalist Program are looking for volunteers! Applications are now open for locals to sign up to be volunteer Beach Naturalists. Naturalists receive training from marine and interpretative experts March through May. […]

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Seattle Parks and Recreation to recognize outstanding volunteers

Seattle Parks and Recreation is seeking nominations for the annual Denny Awards, which honor volunteer service to the city’s parks and recreation system. The Denny Awards acknowledge and honor the crucial role volunteers play in neighborhood parks, community centers and recreation programs throughout Seattle. The volunteers do everything from pulling invasive ivy and planting native trees […]

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Volunteer drivers needed to assist local seniors

Senior Services’ Volunteer Transportation are calling for volunteer drivers to provide vital transportation for seniors all over Seattle. Volunteer drivers use their own car and assist seniors in maintaining their independence by taking them to medical appointments. The clients appreciate their improved access to medical care, meaningful interactions with caring volunteers, and increased peace of […]

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Volunteers needed for Ballard Corners Work Party

Volunteers are needed for the Fall work party at Ballard Corners Park (17th Ave NW and NW 63rd St) this Saturday, November 1, from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. The team will be weeding, pruning, planting daffodil bulbs, and cleaning up debris.  “Many hands make light (and lighthearted!) work and anyone who is interested is encouraged attend,” says organizer Gabriella. Volunteers […]

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Seattle Audubon seeks volunteers for elementary school program

Seattle Audubon Society is currently looking for volunteers for their Finding Urban Nature (FUN) program. The program introduces 3rd and 4th graders to the interconnections between producers, consumers, and decomposers in the schoolyard habitat. Volunteers lead small groups of students through hands-on outdoor lessons. The four lessons in the fall and four more in the spring give students a […]

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14th Ave a bit greener thanks to volunteers

A group of volunteers worked along 14th Ave NW Saturday morning, picking up trash, planting plants and preparing the medians for more planters. Volunteers grab supplies and snacks donated by Ballard Market. Dawn Hemminger with the East Ballard Community Association was impressed with Saturday’s turnout. “Every time we do a clean up we get more […]

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