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 SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA

HOSPICE & PALLIATIVE NURSES ASSOCIATION

Leadership Opportunities

Learn and practice leadership and management skills that will enhance your professional growth and development - and that's the best gift you can give your career.  Opportunities are available to serve on our Leadership Team as an Executive Board Member or as a Steering Committee Member.  

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VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE   2023 & 2024

Communications Chair

This is a Committee Chair position that may be elected as a voting member or appointed as non-voting member of the Chapter Executive Board as determined by the Chapter Standing Rules.  The term of the appointment is determined by the Chapter Executive Board.

Primary role & responsibilities
  • Oversee communications and information related to Chapter Membership
  • Collaborates with President regarding email blasts, automatic message updates and annual membership survey.
  • Collaborates with Programming Chairs to facilitate effective marketing of upcoming programs/events as well as assisting with all virtual platform utilization involved.
  • Leads virtual platform during events including break-out room discussions.
  • Initiates virtual event logistics including invitations, registration, posting, polls and reports. 
  • Updates virtual platforms such as website and social media accounts. 
  • Participate in strategies to improve and develop virtual platforms. 
  • Implement a plan to assure that Leadership Team is trained to use virtual platforms. 

Program Chair

Committee chairs may be elected as voting members or appointed as non-voting members of the Chapter Executive Board as determined by the chapter Standing Rules.   Purpose:  Identify the educational needs of the Chapter membership and plan programs that meet the identified educational needs of the Chapter membership.  The President is an ex-officio member of the Program Committee.

  • Primary role & responsibilities 
  • Develop, distribute, and analyze the results of an educational needs assessment to determine the educational needs and interests of Chapter members.
  • Develop an annual plan for meeting the educational needs of the Chapter membership.
  • Select educational programming in consultation with the President and the Chapter Executive Board.
  • Coordinate educational programming events for local Chapter members by completing the following activities:
  • Determine the date, time, and location for all programs
  • Secure program topic, format, and presenters/coordinators
  • Establish the educational objectives and evaluation plan of programming.
  • Secure continuing education credits for event attendees (optional)
  • Assist in the promotion and advertising strategies of educational events
  • Maintain a listing of Chapter member and guest attendees at each educational offering

Community Outreach - Ongoing
Community Outreach positions are appointed as non-voting member of the Chapter Executive Board as determined by the Chapter Standing Rules.  The term of the appointment is determined by the Chapter Executive Board.

Primary role & responsibilities 

  • The Community Outreach members act as representatives for specified geographic areas of the San Francisco Bay Area or other California regions.
  • Participate in strategies with Membership Chair to recruit and retain membership in the Chapter.
  • Assists the Executive Board in increasing membership in their respective areas by promoting chapter events.
  • Implement a plan to assure that all Hospice and Palliative organizations and their contact information is current in their respective geographical or assigned areas.
  • Implement a plan to identify contacts at Hospice and Palliative organizations and regularly communicate the Chapter’s messages, education events and encourage membership.



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