Opportunities

In order to support the 44 local units in our Council, a number of volunteers are needed. Below are some of the volunteer opportunities that are currently available. If you have questions please contact our current Council president, Yumna Green, at president {at} lwptsa.net. This page was last updated on 9/18/2022

Board Positions

  • VP of FACE — The job of the VP of Family and Community Engagement (FACE) is to provide support, ideas and models of inclusion to local PTAs so that all families feel welcome and engaged in their school communities. LWPTSA Council’s FACE VP supports the following committees and projects: Parent Education, Special Education, and at least one district-wide community event.
  • Area VPs — Each Area VP (AVP) serves as a key liaison between the Council board and the local PTAs that fall within their assigned areas, and represents their PTAs’ interests to Council’s board. (Find our open AVP positions and the PTAs that each AVP manages on our Board of Directors page.) AVPs ensure that local PTAs in their areas are apprised of relevant Council, State and National PTA news and events, and likewise, reports on their PTAs’ highlights to Council’s board and membership.

Chair Positions

  • Auction Chair(s)
  • Awards Chair(s)
  • Founders’ Day Chair(s)
  • Membership Chair* — The Membership Chair works with Council board members to determine Council’s membership goal for the year, and monitors progress toward that goal with local PTAs throughout the year. Each fall, this chair reaches out to local PTAs’ presidents and membership chairs to facilitate support with using memberplanet, WSPTA’s membership database. Tracks achievement and progress toward various WSPTA membership level awards.
  • Parent Education Chair(s)
  • Reflections Chair(s) — The Reflections Co-Chairs coordinate the Council-level entry submission, judging and elevation to the Washington State PTA level of the competitive entries from each local unit. The chairs are responsible for a recognition event in January for all the Council-level participants The chairs work closely with the Programs VP and Washington State PTA Reflections committee. Time commitment is through February.
  • Scholarship Chair – The Scholarship Chair works with a committee of at least two other people to promote and administer Council’s annual scholarship program. This chair coordinates closely with the Programs VP and local high school counselors to administer this online program. Time commitment is through June.

* Indicates Council Board of Directors role

Other Volunteer Positions

These positions are an excellent way to learn more about various Council programs and can serve as a stepping stone to future leadership positions if desired.

  • Scholarship Committee — Assist with running the scholarship program. Time commitment is through May.