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. 

  • Help review items for the new practical nursing (PN) exam

    The College of Nurses of Ontario is collaborating with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals to develop the new practical nursing (PN) regulatory exam. We’re seeking the assistance of clinicians who work with new RPNs to review items prepared for the exam.

  • Seeking item writers for the new practical nursing (PN) exam

    The College of Nurses of Ontario is collaborating with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals to develop the new practical nursing (PN) regulatory exam. We’re seeking the assistance of PN educators who are familiar with PN curriculum to write items for the exam.

  • 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 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.

  • Touchstone seeking nurses to help assess Internationally Educated Nurses

    The College of Nurses of Ontario is collaborating with Touchstone Institute in the assessment of Internationally Educated Nurses (IENs) seeking nursing registration in Ontario.

  • Help develop questions for CPNRE and CNPE

    Yardstick Assessment Strategies Inc. has volunteer positions for nurses from a range of settings, practice environments and roles who may be interested in developing experimental questions for the Canadian Practical Nurse Registered Examination (CPNRE) and the Canadian Nurse Practitioner Examination (CNPE).

Page last reviewed November 20, 2018