Volunteer with PNCB
More than 500 certified pediatric nursing professionals volunteer their time, expertise, and enthusiasm for our programs!
See current and future opportunities to get involved below. Check back often and watch your inbox for volunteer calls or share your interest in volunteering in this brief online form. Volunteers are valued at PNCB!
Become a CPN Champion
Apply Now! Are you a Certified Pediatric Nurse (CPN) who encourages colleagues to seek certification? Apply to become a CPN Champion and receive special gear, materials, and a recertification benefit.
Is a Champion already at your workplace? Send us a message to find out. Large employers (500+ eligible RNs) can have a maximum of 5 Champions on staff.
External Item Writing
Apply between June 4 and July 6, 2021! PNCB periodically seeks volunteers for item (question) writing for the CPN, CPNP-PC, CPNP-AC, or PMHS exams. Selected applicants receive item writing mentoring, a virtual workshop *or* self-paced training, and materials to support their tasks. Learn more here about this opportunity.
Exam & Module Volunteer Role Descriptions
A variety of volunteers support PNCB services. Learn more about tasks, time commitment, expertise level, and benefits for each type of volunteer below. Then when we post opportunities here, you’ll know what’s involved and can apply.
Our Board of Directors appoints pediatric nurse practitioners, pediatricians, pharmacologists, and pediatric nursing experts to serve on various committees that support PNCB programs. Committee portal log-in coming soon.
- Exam Committees: CPN, CPNP-PC, CPNP-AC, PMHS
- Form Review Committees: CPN, CPNP-PC, CPNP-AC, PMHS
- Pediatric Updates Committees: Acute Care, Pharmacology, Primary Care
- Standard Setting Committees: CPN, CPNP-PC, CPNP-AC, PMHS
On-going: We occasionally need PNCB-certified volunteers to pilot test surveys and modules on a variety of topics. This feedback helps us put the final polish on projects before sharing them with a larger audience. To be added to our pool of available pilot testers, complete our online form.
The Institute of Pediatric Nursing
The Institute of Pediatric Nursing (IPN) is a standing committee of the PNCB that leverages collective expertise to optimize the health and well-being of children and families. Its mission is to promote a unified voice for pediatric nursing.The IPN offers these resources and efforts to support your specialty: