Opportunities exist throughout the City for volunteers to give back to the community in meaningful ways.

Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services

PRCS welcomes volunteers at park restoration efforts, special events, public art exhibition openings, recreation programs, and more.

Neighborhood Associations

Volunteers create a sense of community in their neighborhoods by organizing social events, coordinating Block Watch activities, implementing Neighborhood Mini-Grant projects and other improvements, planning speakers on relevant topics and sharing information through neighborhood newsletters, websites and e-newsletters.

Environmental Stewardship

Learn how you can be a part of creating a Sustainable Shoreline! Small actions we can each take to reduce our impact can make a big difference! Current volunteer opportunities include:

  • Adopt A Drain: earn volunteer hours and prevent flooding during fall and winter by keeping storm drains free of leaves and debris.
  • Storm Drain Marking: help keep water clean for wildlife like orca and salmon by installing “No Dumping” medallions on storm drains in your neighborhood.
  • Environmental Mini-Grants: have an idea for an environmental project? Learn how you can receive up to $5,000 to complete a project that benefits the community and environment.

CERT Program

The Community Emergency Response Team is a national training program that helps communities prepare for and respond to disasters. Learn how you can get involved.

Advisory Committees

Serve your community by serving on a board or committee to advise the City Council and staff on a variety of topics related to the Shoreline community.