Volunteer with NBCOT
Give back to the profession, help NBCOT fulfill its mission to serve the public interest, and earn units toward certification renewal.
There is so much to gain from volunteering with NBCOT
Contribute to activities that support certification.
Develop social and professional contacts with peers from across the country.
Achieve personal satisfaction and professional recognition.
Gain a unique professional development experience.
Current OTR or COTA certification with three to five years of experience in a specific OT practice area.
Good writing, reviewing, and editing skills
Commitment to work within a scheduled timeframe.
Ability to work well in teams.
Willing and able to travel to meetings
Volunteers selected for a committee are typically asked to attend up to three meetings a year, which occur across the United States. NBCOT covers meeting-related expenses for travel, hotel, and meals.
All instructions and development work takes place during the meeting(s).
Perceived or real conflicts of interest may affect committee selection
This must be considered to protect the confidentiality and intellectual property of NBCOT
Additional criteria may be added depending on committee work
NBCOT relies on volunteers to consult on subject matter for five committees. Other ad-hoc opportunities may arise throughout the year:
Develop tools and products for the continuing competency program.