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Get Involved

How will you help NANN make a difference for neonatal nurses, patients, and their families? NANN members have several opportunities to support the neonatal nurse community, while networking and connecting with colleagues.

Volunteer Opportunities

The 2018 Call for Volunteers is now open! For more information about the opportunities available, please see the openings below.

Awards Committee 

The Awards Committee is responsible for scoring the following NANN Awards:

  • Leadership Award
  • Navigator Award
  • Robyn Main Excellence in Clinical Practice
  • Chapter of the Year Award
    • Large
    • Medium
    • Small

Open Positions: 4

Term
• Members will be appointed to serve a two-year term, with the option to serve one additional term.

Time Commitment
• The Awards Committee will conduct scoring in the month of May. The estimated total volunteer time will be 5 - 10 hours.

Health Policy and Advocacy Committee

The committee is charged identifying and reviewing legislation or policy, creating content for the monthly From the Hill to the NICU e-newsletter, and raising member awareness on issues that matter most to our profession and patients.

Open Positions: 1

Term

• Members will be appointed to serve a two-year term, with the option to serve one additional term.

Time Commitment
• Anticipated time commitment is approximately 1-2 hours per month.

NANN Footprints: Stories from the NICU Author

Every day in the NICU, neonatal nurses experience challenges, triumphs, heartbreaks and miracles. Most importantly, as neonatal nurses, you participate in the incredible stories of the patients and families in your care. Share your story with NANN for the chance to win a complimentary membership.

Open Positions: 6

Term
• Members will write one story each.

Time Commitment
• This is a micro-volunteer opportunity. Simply write the story and you are done. However, if you have multiple stories to share and enjoy writing, please let us know.

NANN Nominations Committee

The NANN Nominations Committee is charged with identifying and slating candidates for the NANN Board of Directors each year. The committee actively vets, reviews, interviews, and ultimately slates for the NANN membership to vote on each July. 

Open Positions: 2

Term
• Members are appointed to serve a maximum two year term.

Time Commitment
• Majority of volunteer work will take place between mid-April to early June, with an anticipated time commitment of 10-20 hours of work total.

NANNP Nominations Committee

The NANNP Nominations Committee is charged with identifying and slating candidates for the NANNP Council. The committee actively vets, reviews, interviews, and ultimately slates for the NANNP membership to vote on each July. 

Open Positions: 2

Term
• Members are appointed to serve a maximum two year term.

Time Commitment
• Majority of volunteer work will take place between mid-April to early June, with an anticipated time commitment of 10-20 hours total.

Research Committee

The NANN Research Committee is charged with supporting neonatal nursing research and the overall strategic direction established by the Research Institute, through education and awareness of the research process.

Open Positions: 2

Term
• Members are appointed to serve a two-year term, with an option to serve one additional two-year term.

Time Commitment

• Majority of the work will take place from November to May, with an anticipated time commitment of 25-30 hours of work total.

Small Grants Committee

The Small Grants Committee of the Research Institute Steering Council oversees the application grant process, reviews submissions, and supports the work of the recipients and mentors as needed to ensure optimal outcomes, adherence to timelines, reporting, and overall success of each grant.

Open Positions: 2

Term
• Members are appointed to serve a two-year term, with an option to serve one additional two-year term

Time Commitment
• Majority of the work will take place from March-April, with an anticipated time commitment of 10-15 hours of work total.

MyNANN

Connect with fellow neonatal nurses and nurse practitioners through NANN's exclusive community forums. Members can discuss protocols, best practices, and the latest in neonatal news with nurses stationed across the continent.

Chapters

NANN's chapters serve more than 2,000 members at the grassroots level. With a presence in over thirty states and opportunities for members in areas such as advocacy, continuing education, and professional development, chapters provide unique opportunities to support the neonatal nurse community.

Special Interest Groups

NANN's special interest groups (SIGs) provide forums that allow members with similar interests and challenges to easily interact with each other and develop extended resource bases.