Volunteer Opportunities

Open and Active Calls for Volunteers

AMSN members are the strength of our association. Your time, talent, and expertise guide the organization and advance the specialty of medical-surgical nursing. When we have openings on our current volunteer units or new ones are being formed, a Call for Volunteers will emailed to members and shown below.

Qualifications for all Volunteer Groups:

  • Practicing RN
  • BSN or higher degree
  • Personal device with webcam required
  • Able to meet project completion timeline

Most volunteer opportunities require AMSN membership or CMSRN certification, please review the specific call for volunteers for specific requirements.

Current Open Calls


Continuing Competency Task Force (Deadline April 18, 2021)

CMSRN volunteers will work with alongside industry experts, AERE, to brainstorm and create 2-3 competency models that will be tested, evaluated, and provide evidence that a nurse who uses one of these models, demonstrates lifelong learning and remains competent in all domain areas of CMSRN certification.

Volunteers Needed:

10-15 CMSRN certified people

Meeting Dates:

June 2021. Due to COVID-19, where the meeting will take place is TBD. See below for different scenarios.



In-Person Meeting

Virtual Meeting

Meeting Dates
Travel Days
6/23 in & 6/26 or 6/27 out
9:00am-5:00pm EST
1:00pm – 5:00pm each day
Philadelphia area    
Go to Meeting platform
Covered Expenses
Travel, hotel, & food
Additional Info
Online meeting rules required

Volunteer Qualifications

  • CMSRN certified
  • Currently practicing in medical-surgical
  • Must be available on the dates listed above
  • You cannot have employer travel restrictions if in-person
  • Demographics questions will be included in the application (i.e. geographic region, practice area, yrs of med-surg practice, etc.)

Apply for this exciting opportunity by April 18, 2021.

Candidates and alternates will be notified by email by the end of April.


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