National WIC Association

Volunteer Opportunities

""I support and volunteer with NWA because it is a wonderful organization that continues to give and serve those in need. The wealth of resources NWA provides are amazing and the staff is the most professional knowledgeable TEAM I have ever seen." - Berry Kelly, NWA Board Member

Join a committee or a task force to share your WIC voice!

Top Ten Reasons to Volunteer with NWA:

  1. Try something new
  2. Gain leadership experience
  3. Connect with your peers across the country
  4. Have an impact on a national level
  5. Influence NWA’s Priorities
  6. Get first-hand, early access to information
  7. Donate your professional skills
  8. Keep NWA informed of what’s going on in your agency
  9. Get the most out of your NWA membership
  10. Put new experience on your resume

Committee and Task Force Application
Committee and Task Force Appointment Process
Current Committee and Task Force Roster

Current Volunteer Opportunities:

Member Benefit Fund Committee
The Membership Benefit Fund Committee oversees the administration of the Member Benefit Fund, the goal of which is to provide unique opportunities for learning and enrichment to enhance individual knowledge and allow for the development of collaborative projects to be administered on a local or regional level to improve the nutritional status and health outcomes for women, infants and children. Additionally, this reinvestment in individuals and communities allows for new and creative solutions and ideas to be shared with members of NWA.

At-Large


Bylaws Committee
The Bylaws Committee periodically reviews the bylaws and makes recommendations to the Board of Directors as needed for revisions or clarifications. This Committee also reviews proposed operating policies developed by affiliate Sections.


Calendar Committee
The Calendar Committee develops the annual nutrition education calendar for purchase by the Association membership and others.

At-Large


Legislative Committee
The Legislative Committee participates in the development and implementation of regulatory and legislative policy as it affects the mission and goals of NWA and the WIC Program.

State Agency Section Representative (State Director or designee)


Vendor Business Practices Task Force
This task force develops Association policy and related position papers relevant to vendor relationships and implementation of vendor related policies affecting the WIC Program and WIC participants.


WHO Code Compliant Infant Formula Cost Containment
WHO Code Compliant Infant Formula Cost Containment will consider alternative strategies for meeting cost containment requirements under the Child Nutrition Act.


Questions? Contact membership@nwica.org or 202-232-5492.