Help us achieve our mission
We’re dedicated to advancing the practice and delivery of expert healthcare to individuals with wound, ostomy, and continence care needs. We recognize that we can only achieve our mission if we have the support of our members and the healthcare community on our side, so we’re always looking for dedicated and compassionate people to get involved. We know your time is valuable, so we do everything we can to make your volunteer experience with us as worthwhile as possible.
If you are interested in enhancing your leadership skills, expanding your professional network and earning professional growth points (PGPs), get involved with the WOCN Society today!
AVAIlABLE Volunteer Positions
Application Deadline: February 28, 2022
EDUCATION COMMITTEE MEMBER
Members of the Education Committee (i.e., nurse planners and content experts) oversee all aspects of the WOCN Society’s continuing education center (CEC) including assessment of member learner needs. The Education Committee work includes monitoring, recommending, developing, implementing, and evaluating educational opportunities. The Education Committee works closely with the Society and National Office staff to ensure that educational content is in compliance with the ANCC’s guidelines for accredited providers of CNE.
MEMBERSHIP ENGAGEMENT COMMITTEE MEMBER
Identify and address opportunities relative to recruitment and retention of WOCN Society new and current Members.
NATIONAL CONFERENCE PLANNING COMMITTEE (NCPC) MEMBER
The National Conference Planning Committee (NCPC) draws on the expertise of WOC nurses and assigned WOCN staff to plan and coordinate the WOCN Society’s annual conferences (WOCNext).
WOCNEXT ABSTRACT REVIEWERS
Serves as a blind reviewer for abstract submissions for the WOCNext conference; Able to review 12-20 assigned abstracts using an online system within specific 2-week period in November (rating criteria provided).
SCHOLARSHIP COMMITTEE MEMBER
To award scholarships to deserving, dedicated, and eligible individuals who support the mission of the WOCN Society and are interested in working in the specialty field of WOC nursing or are current members of the WOCN Society who wish to advance their education to improve their practice or patient care.