volunteer opportunites

auction help

Learn more on the Auction page and email Leah at fundraising@lfppta.org with ANY questions! 

Specific needs:

(Vice President) 

The Vice President is a member of the PTA’s Board of Directors’ Executive Committee and works side by side with the President. 

This role will support the president to manage Board of Directors, preside over meetings, prepare agendas, support public relations, coordinate with Principal and school, manage the budget with the Treasurer and President, approve all school communications (e.g., flyers, website, emails).  

Other responsibilities include: Attend PTA activities and events and inform Board of Directors and General Membership of decisions.

Membership Committee

Standing Committee Member.  

Two-year commitment. Working with a system provided by the WSPTA, prepares a school year membership module for renewal of memberships. 

Coordinates staff and family hardship subsidy, organizes consent forms data and submit for payment to utilize the allocated budget. 

Manages membership dues on the website platform. Attends PTA activities to promote membership and volunteer activities, preparing flyers and communication as needed. 

Writes articles for the newsletter, prepares applications for State PTA membership awards, if applicable. 

Attend Board of Directors meetings.

Advocacy / Legislative Chair 

Did you want to be a part of the PTA’s mission of advocating for the well-being and education of all children? Join the PTA Board as Advocacy Chair. 

This role is a member of the PTA’s Board of Directors’ Executive Committee and works with the Shoreline Council and WA State PTA to engage in strategic advocacy on behalf of LFP families and community as it relates to education, funding, and child welfare. 

The role works with PTA membership to establish policy priorities and attends council legislative meetings, reports at monthly Board meetings, writes articles for newsletter, and attends both Legislative Assembly and Focus Day. 

Learn about WSPTA advocacy here and reach out to help lead LFP’s efforts! 

Advocacy Committee

Work with the Advocacy Chair to determine our membership/school legislative priorities and attends council legislative meetings, reports at monthly Board meetings, assist in writing articles for newsletters, and attends both Legislative Assembly and Focus Day.  

Attend Board of Directors meetings. If you are interested in learning more, please contact the PTA President at president@lfppta.org

Communications Committee -

Dolphin Blast

The Communications Committee is looking for a Dolphin Blast coordinator. You would join a team of amazing PTA volunteers who coordinate all the PTA communications. Working with the other members of the committee as well as Co-Presidents, this position fills a key role in coordinating the PTA’s newsletter which serves as a resource for the LFP elementary community about the important events and updates from the PTA, school, and broader Shoreline community. 

The Dolphin Blast goes out 2-4 times per month (based on the availability of the volunteer), with special Blasts needing to go out when needed, with each email involving 1-2 hours of volunteer time. Be a part of the fun in providing important information for our community! 

Nominating Committee

Are you passionate about making a difference in your school community? The Nominating Committee plays a critical role in the success of our PTA by recognizing and recruiting the best-qualified individuals for elected PTA positions.

Here's your chance to get involved! The committee members are elected by our PTA members and will take on essential tasks, including confidential meetings, reviewing nominations, and searching for the most suitable candidates for leadership roles in our PTA.

Your dedication can shape the future of our PTA and contribute to our school's success. If you're interested in learning more about the nominating committee, please don't hesitate to reach out to our PTA President at president@lfppta.org.

family and community engagement chair

Family Engagement is a shared effort of families, schools, and community leaders to advance programs, practices, and policies that empower every parent/legal guardian to make their child’s potential a reality.  

Position Responsibilities: 

Fundraising Committee

The fundraising committee has three open roles, read below to learn more: 

dolphin for a day

You can sign up for a half day (just on Tuesdays or Thursdays) or a full day. On your Dolphin day, you will spend some time helping in your child's class, but you'll also go to other classrooms. You'll likely help out in the library and at recess (dress for the weather). And you can plan on having lunch with your child.

If you have not completed a background check this year, you can do that here. If you have any questions, you can contact the LFP Family Advocate, Susie Moore, at susie.moore@ssd412.org or 206-393-1332.  

Background checks must be complete. Call the front office to confirm yours has come back.

To be the Dolphin for a Day, sign up here!


Our school partners with Hunger Intervention Program (HIP) to provide some students with food bags for the weekend. The bags need to be picked up and the empty boxes returned. Sign up to help here! 

Thank you! If you have questions, email Family Advocate Susie Moore or call her at 206-393-1332.

the works volunteer

Volunteers are essential to keeping the shop organized and well stocked. Helpers will sort and hang clothes - find a friend and sign up to help out together, once a year, or once a month! Sign up here!

Questions? Email The WORKS at theworks@shorelinepta.org

If you are interested in volunteering in another way or have a great idea, email president@lfppta.org