Volunteer to Work with the Best!




Volunteer Identification Program (VIP) helps you become a leader and influencer in your specialty, work with colleagues to learn more about a variety of topics, and provide you an opportunity to contribute your skills and knowledge for the greater good of rehab nursing.


Volunteer your time at the level you desire.

Just a few minutes of your time …

  • Vote to elect Board members you believe will make a positive difference on your behalf.
  • Respond to Legislative Action Alerts to advocate for the policies you believe in.
  • Attend a SIG meeting at conference to hear what your peers are doing different or better.
  • View and rate a poster at ARN’s annual conference.
  • Be a conference moderator to get involved in a specific area of focus.

A little bit more time...

  • Have you ever been published? Write an article for the ARN Network newsletter.
  • Get involved at the local level and join your local chapter.
  • If you are interested in politics, apply for scholarship for a Nurses in Washintong Internship (NIWI) and learn direct from those on the Hill.
  • Help us find the best ducational content by reviewing conference abstracts.
  • Have an interest within your specialty? Share it with others by presenting a conference paper or poster.

Push yourself further...

  • Become a member of the CRRN exam committee.
  • Take leadership to the next level and get involved as a chapter leader.
  • Work on the CRRN item development committee.
  • Become a member of a task force or committee to use your strengths in a new area.

Get REALLY involved with ARN ...

  • Run for the Nominating and Leadership Development Committee to help recruit the best of the best for your organization.
  • Become a member of the Rehabilitation Nursing Certification Board.
  • Be a subject matter expert for an ARN educational program or product.
  • Nominate yourself for the ARN Board of Directors!

Take a moment to review and complete ARN’s Volunteer Identification Program (VIP) form so we know your interests and time availability. This form helps us help you! Thank you for your commitment!