Volunteers are at the core of Lamaze International and there are many ways to be involved with promoting safe and healthy birth. Volunteer involvement will allow you to gain different forms of experience and can take as little or as much time as you have available. Your expertise, experience and leadership skills are an invaluable resource!
Review the opportunities below and complete the Volunteer Interest Form to express your interest!
2017-2018 Lamaze Board Candidate Search
The Search Committee is actively seeking leadership candidates for election to the Lamaze Board of Directors. There are three vacant positions to fill this year. The process includes an open call and active search for candidates from among our Lamaze membership, a Candidate Application/Questionnaire with resume, and an interview process to ensure candidate leadership skills match with the needs of the Board of Directors. Interested candidates must submit their application materials by April 27, 2017 for consideration by the Search Committee.
Education Council Positions
The Education Council seeks volunteers to work on various education task forces or serve as a nurse planner in our ANCC Approved Provider Unit for planning continuing education offerings. Review the Education Council Policy for more information on the various areas and qualifications.
The Accreditation Council is charged with setting standards, guidelines and policy for the accreditation of Lamaze Childbirth Education Programs. The council seeks volunteers with interest and knowledge related to supporting Lamaze accreditation activities. Review the Accreditation Council Policy for more information.
Social Media Networkers
Are you a social media maven? Consider sharing some of your online time with Lamaze. We’re looking for regular contributors for our Facebook page and Twitter account, monthly Twitter Chats and consumer and educator blogs.
Lamaze seeks volunteers to translate our care practice papers and earn alternate credit toward recertification! The Lamaze care practice papers are invaluable resources for expectant parents around the world—we would love to be able to offer them in many more languages.
Certification Exam Item Writing
LCCE Educators interested in contributing to the exam writing process are welcome to submit items to the Certification Council for review. Educators who submit 10 questions can earn up to 10 alternate credit hours toward their recertification upon approval of submissions. Download instructions and complete the Item Writing Submission Form to get started. Submit your questions today!