New volunteer opportunities will be added for 2018 as more information become available.
Below are some of the volunteer opportunities that took place in 2017:
April 15: Highline MaST Center Roadway and Pier Clear Event
Volunteers and Certified Divers needed to clean the Redondo Beach Waterfront both above and below the water’s surface.
Where: Marine Science and Technology Center, Redondo
When: Saturday, April 15th 9am-1pm
More info: Katy Kachmarik.
April 15: State Science Olympiad
Highline College is hosting the Washington State Science Olympiad. Science Olympiad is a national organization that provides teams of middle school and high school students the opportunity to compete in “events” pertaining to various scientific disciplines, including earth science, biology, chemistry, physics and engineering. We are expecting about 800 young scientists who will be competing in 50 different events. We need lots of volunteers! Sign up here.
Where: Highline College
When: Saturday, April 15th, 6:30am-4:30 pm (3-4 hour shifts available)
More info: Judy Mannard.
April 22: Des Moines Creek Wildlife Habitat Restoration
Join the Friends of Des Moines Creek for an Earth Day volunteer project of removing invasive weeds in effort to restore and protect an important community wildlife habitat.
Where: Des Moines Creek trailhead, Des Moines Beach Park (meet in north parking lot, over the car bridge, at the circular driveway)
When: Saturday, April 22nd 9am-12pm
More info: Laura Hartema
April 25: Fill the Basket for Women’s Services
The Alumni Association is collecting items for an "Alumni Graduation Survival Kit" themed basket to be raffled off at the 35th Annual Women’s Programs Celebration on May 10th. Volunteers are needed to collect donations and to put the basket together. Needing items such as: gift certificates, chocolate, water bottles, coffee mug, box of thank you cards, etc.
Where: Drop off items in the Foundation Office, upstairs Building 99
When: All items needed by April 25th
More info: firstname.lastname@example.org
April 30: Community Garden Work Party, Federal Way Senior Center
Join us as we revitalize the Community Garden at the Federal Way Senior Center. The produce grown in the garden helps feed seniors in SHAG housing in Federal Way. Children are welcome, please bring gloves and hand tools and be ready to get dirty!
Where: Senior Center Community Garden, 4016 S 352nd St, Auburn, WA 98001
When: Sunday, April 30th, 9:30am-12:30pm
More info: Melissa Stanley
May 6: Unified Sports, Soccer League Event
Unified Soccer is a Special Olympics sponsored activity. All teams are made up of players with and without disabilities. Volunteers are needed to help with the setup of the soccer field, score keeping, and possibly refereeing.
Where: Highline College Soccer Field
When: Saturday, May 6th, 8am-noon
More info: Fawzi Belal
May 20: Y.E.L.L. Summit (Young Educated Ladies Leading)
Y.E.L.L. is an all-day event focused on empowering and motivating young women of color to excel in academics and to accept nothing less than excellence from self.
Where: Highline College Campus, Student Union Building
When: Saturday, May 20th, volunteer shifts available all day
More info: Tanisha Williams or visit the Y.E.L.L. website
June 8: Jurors needed for Mock Trial (Highline College Paralegal Program)
Students completing the Paralegal Program participate in a “mock trial” which will be presided over by King County Superior Court Judge Chad Allred. Volunteers will participate in trial, jury deliberations, and verdict.
Where: Highline College, Building 23, rooms 107 and 108
When: Thursday, June 8, 4:30pm-7pm
More info or to RSVP: Bruce Lamb.