volunteer opportunites

WinterFest craft table Volunteer

We are seeking a person to lead the free, family craft event at Winterfest. This role includes generating ideas for 2-3 craft activities, purchasing and organizing materials and setting up. The PTA will reimburse for all costs and will recruit volunteers to supervise the area on the day of the event, no need to stay for the entire event. If you are interested in learning more, please contact the Leah at winterfest@lfppta.org

WinterFest Volunteer

We have several volunteer spots available to suit your interests and schedule. Choose from the following roles:

Signing up to volunteer is easy! Simply click here 

Questions or need more information? Contact Leah at winterfest@lfppta.org.


The Family Services chair organizes monthly school donations to The Works.  Including:

The Family Services works as the liaison between The Works and LFP Elementary for the Back to School event in August. This position can be in communication with the school’s Family Advocate to determine further needs for our school community.

family and community engagment 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: 


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


The nominating committee (to be elected at November meeting) is critical to the success of the PTA and serves to recognize and recruit the most qualified people available for elected PTA positions. Members of the nominating committee are elected by our members. Committee work includes holding confidential meetings, reviewing nominations, and searching for the best qualified candidates for leadership roles in your PTA. If you are interested in learning more, please contact the PTA President at president@lfppta.org


The Spelling Bee committee needs two volunteers to assist with spelling bee practices in January and February. This requires a commitment of 8 practices for 45 minutes each. Then volunteers are needed to attend the official spelling bee on February 29th. Activities include teaching rules of the spelling bee and leading fun spelling games. All rules, games, supplies, spelling words, and guidance will be provided, so this is a great opportunity for someone who wants to dip their toes into a volunteer activity. 

Questions? Email spellingbee@lfppta.org

Heritage Festival Committee

We are bringing back the popular Heritage Festival which was on hiatus due to the Covid-19 pandemic. This festival celebrates the cultural diversity and family heritage of our Lake Forest Park Elementary community through art, food, and history. The committee is recruiting 2-3 volunteers who can help plan this one day event through soliciting participants to put on displays and activities. If you are interested in learning more, please contact the PTA Laura at heritagefestival@lfppta.org


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

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!

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