Volunteer Positions with NBFE
The National Board of Forensic Evaluators has volunteer positions available for mental health professionals who are passionate about NBFE's mission and are looking for opportunities to better establish themselves as experts in the forensic mental health arena.
After reading the volunteer position descriptions below, click here to apply for the position of your choice. Please note that the Southern Regional Director and Training Committee Chair positions have already been filled.
Marketing and Development Committee Positions
The Marketing Committee conducts liaison work with organizations that are interested in partnership with NBFE. Strong relationships with professional associations and other organizations in the mental health professions ensures that NBFE remains well-recognized and visible in the profession.
Position 1: Regional Director
Regional Directors (RDs) manage Marketing Committee activities in their respective regions. There are five regions, including North Atlantic (Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont), Southern (Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia), Midwest (Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Wisconsin), Western (Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Washington, Wyoming, Utah), and International (countries, provinces, commonwealths, and regions outside of the United States).
The RD position is a good fit for CFMHEs who are passionate about our mission of providing quality training, certification, and advocacy for mental health professionals in the forensic arena. RDs should budget at least 6-8 hours of time per month to their volunteer position duties, which include:
Position 2: Marketing Committee Member
Marketing Committee members assist regional directors in developing and strengthening partnerships between NBFE and other organizations. They also help disseminate information on NBFE and its training and certification programs. They attend an initial 1-hour orientation training and quarterly Marketing Committee meetings. They provide a monthly report to their assigned regional director outlining their activities.
Training Committee Positions
The training committee aids the administrative staff of NBFE by recruiting presenters for NBFE trainings, especially webinar presenters. Training committee members keep their eyes open for presenters who present on topics that are clearly related to forensic mental health and are high-quality. They then invite the presenter to submit a proposal for a webinar using our online proposal submission system. Committee members should budget a minimum of 4 hours a month towards their volunteer duties.
Position 3: Training Committee Chair
The Training Committee Chair provides a monthly report to the Executive Director of NBFE on Training Committee activities. The Chair organizations periodic meetings (preferably monthly) with Training Committee members and coordinates the activities of committee members. The Chair should budget 6-8 hours of time per month towards his or her position.
Position 4: Training Committee Member
Training Committee members aid the Training Committee Chair by recruiting quality presenters for NBFE training events. They notify the Chair of potential speakers and either pass contact information along to the chair or agree to communicate directly with the prospective presenter on how to submit a proposal for a training event with NBFE (by proving them with a proposal submission link). They are expected to attend monthly meetings facilitated by the Chair and to help get the word out about NBFE training events. Committee members should budget a minimum of 4 hours a month towards their volunteer duties.
Click below to submit your application for a volunteer position!