Open Volunteer Positions
To apply for an open ACNM volunteer position, fill out the committee/division application form [Word doc] and send it to the specified position contact. To post an open ACNM volunteer position, e-mail the position description, application deadline, and contact information to Melissa Garvey.
- Committee members for BirthTOOLS needed
As part of ACNM's Healthy Birth Initiative, www.BirthTOOLS.org (Tools toOptimize theOutcomes ofLaborSafely) is a web-based tool kit created specifically for providers who need evidence-based research and tools to promote normal physiologic birth in their settings. Now in it's second year post-launch, the committee is hoping to market the site, increase site traffic, and continue content revision and development to maximize site usefulness in maternity care settings. We need additional committee members to accomplish these goals and are looking for the following skills sets:
- Background in quality improvement or experience making system changes to birth setting practices and protocols
- Experience creating promotional materials for staff and member education (you tube videos, voice over slide presentations, etc.)
- Interest in content creation and revision for the website
If you are interested in this work, please email[email protected]for more information. We look forward to hearing from you!
- DOE Seeks Students and New Midwives Section Members
The Division of Education (DOE) is looking for midwives interested in furthering the experiences for students and new midwives (those in practice for less than 5 years) to join the Students and New Midwives Section (SANMS) as active members (not as student liaisons). Members do not have to be new midwives themselves, but need to be passionate about addressing the unique needs of students and new midwives. This is a relatively new role within the DOE and we are looking for pioneers with creative ideas to assist new midwives with their clinical practice and professional life. SANMS meets via conference call 4-5 times a year and works on projects as they arise. If you are interested in serving as a volunteer in this capacity, please submit a current CV to the co-chair of the SANMS, Shannon Keller at [email protected], or DOE chair, Missi Willmarth-Stec at [email protected].
- Bylaws Committee Seeks Members
ACNM is seeking interested members to serve on the Standing Bylaws
Committee, including up to six new members and a Chair. Ideally, the Bylaws
Committee will include members with diversity in geographic representation,
employment/experience in midwifery, and in length of membership within ACNM.
- ACNM Department of Communications Seeks Volunteer Media Experts
The ACNM Department of Communications is seeking volunteers to help raise visibility of the midwifery profession by serving as media experts. We currently field several calls per week from reporters requesting interviews on topics ranging from general women’s health and maternity care to specific areas of expertise, such as nitrous oxide for laboring women, menopause management, primary care, and home birth. Reporters often call on deadline and need to connect with a midwife for an interview in as little as 24 hours. Serving as a volunteer media expert can also be an excellent way to draw attention to your region or local practice. Interested members should send their areas of interest/expertise along with a CV to ACNM Communications Director Clare Lynam at [email protected].