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Why Volunteer?

Are you ready to expand your impact beyond the pharmacy workplace? APhA offers a variety of opportunities for you, as an APhA member, to make a difference in your profession, expand your professional network, strengthen your leadership skills and build your resume. Our volunteer positions range from short-term project commitments to longer term committee work or serving on the APhA Board of Trustees. Read more about our ongoing volunteer positions below. Then complete the volunteer application for the positions of interest to you-please note you will be required to set up an account via our online platform by creating a unique username and password. Help us to advance the profession while advancing your career!

Student Pharmacists Volunteer at 3rd Annual Capitol Hill Health Fair 

Volunteer Positions

Short-term Volunteer Positions

Mentor360: Practice Collaboratives

APhA is seeking volunteers to serve as mentors for our newest member benefit Mentor360: Practice Collaboratives. APhA’s group-based mentor program focuses on bringing pharmacists together to fuel innovation and progress toward advancing pharmacy practice. Practice Collaboratives bring together a 2-4 person panel of experts on a defined topic area to serve as mentors to a small cohort of pharmacists (10-20 people) interested in learning and refining their pharmacy practice in the given topic area. Interactions between the cohort and experts will occur virtually via webinars and a closed community on the Engage platform where mentors can share their tips for advancing practice and pharmacist participants can ask questions to help break down barriers to their successful implementation. A Practice Collaborative will form to focus on defined components of precepting. Please complete the interest form if you would like to participate in this offering as either a mentor or mentee. Visit www.pharmacist.com/Mentor360 for additional information. 

APhA House of Delegates- House Committees

The APhA House of Delegates thrives on member involvement.  There are a number of opportunities that exists for you to serve your profession on a House Committee.  Volunteer opportunities are open to anyone who is wants to be part of the 2017-2018 policy development process.   I encourage you to complete the committee volunteer interest form. Please note the deadline for the 2018 APhA House of Delegates Committees has passed but you may submit for 2019.


APhA Community Health Ambassador

The APhA New Practitioner Network is proud to offer New Practitioners the opportunity to give back to their communities, enhance their communication skills, and promote pharmacist-provided patient care services. Learn more and volunteer today!

Year-long Volunteer Positions

APhA-APPM SIG Committees - Call for 2018-19 Committee Chairs and Members
APhA-APPM's 9 Special Interest Groups (SIGs) are recruiting committee members and chairs to serve during the 2018-19 Academy year (beginning just after APhA2018)! If you are an APhA-APPM member interested in becoming more involved in APhA, serving on a SIG committee is a great step in that direction. Explore the focus of each of the SIGs at www.pharmacist.com/appm. Please select the SIG from the list below to apply to be a member or Chair of one of the 2018-19 SIG committees. Each form includes a description of the 2018-19 committees purpose/charges.


APhA-APPM and APhA-APRS Delegate

APhA-APPM and APhA-APRS are seeking member volunteers to serve as representatives in the APhA House of Delegates. Delegates are appointed by the APhA-APPM Executive Committee or APhA-APRS Executive Council and will serve a 1 year term: June 1, 2017 through May 31, 2018.Delegates are required to participate in the following sessions during the APhA2017 Annual Meeting in Nashville, TN (times provided are tenative):

  • APhA2018 APhA-APPM Delegate First Caucus– Friday, March 16, 2018; 1:00 -2:30pm
  • APhA2018 APhA-APRS Delegate First Caucus - Friday, March 16, 2018; 1:00 - 2:30 pm
  • APhA2018 House of Delegates First Session – Friday, March 16, 2018; 3:00 -5:00 pm
  • APhA2018 APhA-APPM Delegate Second Caucus – Monday, March 19, 2018; 9:30 -11:00 am
  • APhA2018 APhA-APRS Delegate Second Caucus - Monday, March 19, 2018; 9:30 - 11:00 am
  • APhA2018 House of Delegates Second Session – Monday, March 19, 2018; 1:30 - 4:30 pm

Learn more and apply today! 

Elected Positions

Speaker-elect for APhA House of Delegates

The APhA HOD Committee on Nominations is seeking applications for the office of Speaker-elect for the APhA House of Delegates. The Speaker-elect will be elected and installed during the 2018 Annual Meeting and will complete a three-year term through the 2021 Annual Meeting. The elected individual will serve the first year as Speaker-elect and will serve the remaining two years as Speaker and APhA Trustee. Review the application for eligibility criteria/qualifications, desired characteristics for the nominees, responsibilities and duties, expected time commitments, submission requirements, and pertinent dates. 

Learn more and apply by March 15, 2018, 3:00 pm (ET)!


Long-term Volunteer Positions

Board of Pharmacy Specialties Seeks Pharmacists to serve on its Compounded Sterile Preparations Pharmacy Specialty Council

Nominees for the BPS Compounded Sterile Preparations Pharmacy Specialty Council must be active, licensed pharmacists, and have an active compounding pharmacy practice. BPS board certification in another specialty area is preferred, but not required. The term for this call begins June 1, 2018 and continues for a duration of up to four years.  Two members of the Specialty Council will serve terms through December 31, 2019. Nominations close April 16, 2018. For more information, visit the BPS website.



Contact Monica Ostrander, Associate Director, Practice Programs and Operations, at mostrander@aphanet.org

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