Volunteer Opportunities

If you have ever wondered how the College helps to ensure safe and ethical nursing for all Ontarians, then volunteering for one of our committees, focus groups or special projects is an excellent way to find out. (Volunteers interested in the following opportunities must be current members in good standing with the College.)

For more information about these opportunities, contact the College through the contact information provided with each listing. 

  • Council elections: nominate yourself or a colleague

    Be accountable, be heard, be involved and make a difference for Ontarians. Nominations for 2018 Council elections are open until midnight, Nov. 24, 2017.

  • Touchstone seeking nurses to help assess Internationally Educated Nurses

    The College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO) is collaborating with the Centre for the Evaluation of Health Professionals Educated Abroad (CEHPEA) in the assessment of Internationally Educated Nurses (IENs) seeking nursing registration in Ontario.

  • NCLEX Item Development Program - RNs

    Canadian registered nurses are being sought for the NCLEX Item Development Program. The National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) develops the NCLEX-RN used to measure competencies needed to perform safely and effectively as an entry-level registered nurse. An important step in this...

  • Help develop questions for CPNRE

    The Canadian Nurses Association and Assessment Strategies Inc. have volunteer positions for nurses from a range of settings, practice environments and roles interested in developing experimental questions for the Canadian Practical Nurse Registered Examination (CPNRE) and the Canadian Nurse Practitioner Examination (CNPE).

  • Help develop and review national NP registration exams

    The Canadian Council of RN Regulators (CCRNR) is seeking NPs to volunteer for a variety of exam development and review activities. NPs in all specialties (Primary Health Care, Adult and Paediatrics) are invited to apply.

Page last reviewed January 16, 2017