Call for Volunteers

The BACCN Conference Team would like to invite “Expressions of Interest” from the following Regional Committees for 6 volunteers to support the Conference Team in the smooth and efficient running of our annual BACCN Conference in September:

  • Central South
  • Midlands
  • North West
  • Northern Ireland
  • Wales
  • Yorks and Lincs

We require 6 volunteers to cover the 3 days of conference (Sunday 12:00 – Tuesday 18:00). 


Opportunities for you:

- Attendance at the UK’s major annual Critical Care Nursing Conferences for free

- Excellent networking

- Skills development - chairing the poster presentations alongside a National Board Member

- Developing organisational & leadership skills

What you can offer us?

- A dynamic, hard working and confident professional

- Good communication skills

- Using your own initiative and being able to troubleshoot any problems / issues occurring

- Easy going and friendly

What’s required from you:

- To fund your own accommodation and travel

- You need to be able to attend the full conference (Sunday – Tuesday)

- Wearing a unique “Conference Team” T-shirt so delegates recognise you

- Punctuality

- Commitment

What would the volunteer duties include?

  • Sunday
    • General welcome and sign posting arriving delegates
    • General assistance as required by Conference Team
    • Help and support Masterclass sessions
    • Delegate bag assembly
    • Delegate registration 
  • Monday & Tuesday
    • Assist “BACCN Fun Run”
    • General welcome & sign posting arriving delegates
    • Delegate registration
    • General assistance as required by Conference Team
    • Support the smooth running of the concurrent sessions by helping with issues such as timekeeping, managing the door into sessions and sign posting delegates etc
    • Co-chair poster sessions
    • “Running” of microphone during question time for plenary sessions
    • Help and support general clearing up at the end of conference

If this is YOU then we would like you to please write us a short statement (200-300 words) as to why you should be considered for this excellent opportunity to become an essential part of our Conference Team.

Please forward your “Expression of Interest statement” to by the end of March 2017.  Final decisions and notification will be provided by the end of April 2017.

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