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Volunteer Opportunities

ACME seeks to have diverse representation on all of its volunteer Boards and encourages members of the Midwives of Color, CMs, Men, Veterans, LGBTQIA2S+, other historically underrepresented groups and individuals to apply. In addition, we like to diversify by location and also seek qualified applicants living in West, Midwest and rural areas to apply. And, ALL eligible applicants are encouraged to apply. ACME is committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees and volunteers.

ACME is supported by a national pool of volunteers made up of midwives, midwifery education professionals, and members of the public ensuring that midwifery programs are evaluated by their peers. ACME volunteers play a critical role in the midwifery education accreditation process. In return for their donation of time and expertise, volunteers receive the opportunity to learn from their colleagues, gain a broader understanding of the midwifery education environment, and contribute to continuous improvement in the midwifery education accreditation system. Volunteers receive no honorarium or other forms of compensation; however, they are provided reimbursed for the travel expenses they incur and a daily per diem to offset food expenses in compliance with the ACME Policies and Procedures Manual.

Current Volunteer Opportunities include:  

ACME Board of Commissioners Public Member

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The ACME Board of Commissioners (BOC) announces a vacancy of the Public Member. See below for the eligibility requirements for the Public Member. If you have any questions about the position or your suitability to serve as Public Member, we welcome your inquiry, [email protected]. The BOC is responsible for the administration of ACME activities, formulation of policy, and the development of the criteria used by the Board of Review in determining accreditation status. The BOC develops, approves, implements, and evaluates the pre/accreditation criteria; establishes the policies and procedures for pre/accreditation of midwifery education programs; reviews and evaluates the accreditation process; and publishes and disseminates information regarding the accreditation process and accredited programs. The BOC meets monthly for two-hour meetings and when necessary in person, approximately one time each year.

To apply please submit all required documents in one email to [email protected]

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