Volunteer

Certification and Certificate Programs Volunteer Opportunities

There is an open call for Subject Matter Experts who are certified in oncology by ONCC to assist in the following areas:

Test Development Committee 

Responsible for the development of a certification test, these committees are composed of seven members including the chair. These committees are balanced with regard to areas of expertise, educational background, nursing roles, practice settings, geographic location and years of experience. Members of the committee meet one to three times a year for either item writing or form review.

ILNA
Committees

Responsible for the development of the Individual Learning Needs Assessments, these committees are composed of five members including the chair. These committees are balanced with regard to areas of expertise, educational background, nursing roles, practice settings, geographic location and years of experience. Members of the committee meet one to two times a year for either item writing or form review.

Role Delineation Committees > Task Force, Pilot and Test Specification committees:

Members assist in the development of new test specifications for each credential. These committees are composed of varying numbers of members and are balanced with regard to areas of expertise, educational background, nursing roles, practice settings, geographic location and years of experience. Members of each committee meet one to three times in the course of the Role Delineation process.

Standard Setting Committees                  

Members participate in the activities that help set a test's passing score. The committee is composed of 12 members and are balanced with regard to areas of expertise, educational background, nursing roles, practice settings, geographic location and years of experience. Members of the committee meet once in the course of the Standard Setting process.

All Subject Matter Experts must be active as oncology nurses with an ONCC certification; able and willing to travel, follow guidelines and be trained in exam development techniques. SMEs must not be associated with any test preparatory organization or activity.

Interested in becoming a volunteer? Subject Matter Experts interested in serving as a Certification or Certificate Programs Volunteer must complete the Volunteer Application online. There is no deadline for submissions as this is an open call. Invitations to participate will be sent approximately eight weeks prior to the event.

Interested in becoming a volunteer? Apply now.


The ONCC Certification News Editorial Board is responsible for the content of the ONCC Certification News, the official newsletter of ONCC.

The Editorial Board is composed of four members including the chair.

All members must be certified in oncology by ONCC and have experience in newsletter editing.

The Editorial Board meets four times a year via conference calls to determine the content for each issue of the ONCC News.

At various times ONCC is in need of volunteers for temporary committees or task forces. If you are interested in participating on a more temporary level, watch for volunteer opportunities listed in the ONCC Certification News and in email announcements from ONCC.