Volunteer Opportunities

Task Forces

Communications and Community Task Force:
The goal of this task force is to talk about how great Interlake is and to share all the wonderful things that are happening here. You would also be responsible for family engagement among the Interlake community. Potential focus areas for this task force include: an overhaul of Interlake’s website, reviewing Interlake’s presence on social media (Yelp, Google, Facebook, LinkedIn, etc), designing Small Wonders through collection of information, editing for content, and distributing to the community; printing media and signs to promote Interlake, and coordinate with admin and help set up “Get to Know You” events and family education nights. 

Facilities Task Force:
The goal of this task force is to maintain Interlake’s facility. A large part of facility upkeep is through quarterly Work Parties. The Facilities Task Force will also oversee desired projects and provide input on how best to complete said projects, whether they are maintenance items or improvements to the learning areas. Potential focus areas for this task force include: maintaining a list of preferred vendors for maintenance and repairs, availability for consults on maintenance issues, maintain a list of parents and their DIY skills/professional skills to help with larger projects, work with admin on facility updates and assist with contacting professionals to obtain estimates and time lines for larger projects. 

Fundraising and Staff Appreciation Task Force:
The goal of this task force is to help families and the larger Wallingford/Fremont community support Interlake with fun fundraising opportunities as well as planning our annual auction. A large part of fundraising is showing appreciation to those who donate. As such, the second goal of this task force is to extend appreciation to the teachers and staff of Interlake along with those in the community who support us. Potential focus areas for this task force include: sending out quarterly reminders for families to support Interlake through Amazon Smile, manage Amazon wish lists/gift registry for Interlake’s needs and wants, planning the annual Harvest Festival, coordinating teacher appreciation events throughout the year as well as in May (Teacher Appreciation Day/Week), tuition assistance fundraising, write thank yous to donors, and brainstorm other fundraising events. 

Finances and Business Planning Task Force:

The goal of this task force is to help make Interlake a great success by driving our long term business plan. You will do this by investigating long-term options and advise our budget to ensure long-term financial health. Potential focus areas for this task force include: advise Executive Director and Board Treasurer on annual budget plan, prepare and provide ongoing updates to Interlake’s business plan, investigate and document options for major business plans. 

Board of Directors 

The goal of our Board of Directors is to steer the overall health, mission, vision, and values of Interlake. The Board of Directors helps to motivate and guide the task forces and support the Executive Director to maintain the vision of Interlake. If you wish to join the board you are committing to attend 10-out-of-11 meetings a year as well as committing to being on the board for a minimum of one year.