Parkinson's UK

Objectives

As the UK's Parkinson's support and research charity we provide expert information on Parkinson's, fund groundbreaking Parkinson's research, offer friendship and support, campaign, change attitudes and improve services and fundraise to find a cure and improve life for those affected by Parkinson's. Because we're here, no one has to face Parkinson's alone.

Activities

We offer friendship, support and the opportunity to meet other people affected via our network of local groups across the UK and fund research to advance our understanding of Parkinson's and what causes it. We campaign to make sure people living with Parkinson's are treated fairly, with access to the support they need including high quality health and social care, and help from a specialist Parkinson's nurse. We also improve understanding of Parkinson's by changing attitudes and challenging myths. we run a number of activities and projects from fundraising events to research talks to campaigns.

Charity sectors

  • Health and well being / research and care

Other details

Geographical remit: 
National - Britain
Charity registration number: 

Most recent opportunities

  • Local Development Coordinator

    Parkinson's UK

    Lincolnshire, LN4

    Ongoing role

    Are you someone who wants to leave an impact on the community and can use your knowledge to find supporters by volunteering as a Local Development Coordinator in the Lincolnshire area and deliver our message to the community? Read more

    Time commitment: Approximately 10 hours per month

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  • Legacy Development Coordinator

    Parkinson's UK

    London (South), KT19 0EB

    Ongoing role

    As a Legacy Development Coordinator you will lead management of the legacy. Lead management of the project Finance. Work collaboratively with staff and volunteers. The role requires you to have strong leadership & finance management skills. Read more

    Time commitment: This role is flexible.

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  • Branch Treasurer - Thanet

    Parkinson's UK

    Kent, CT10

    Ongoing role

    The Parkinson's UK Thanet branch is looking for a volunteer Treasurer to manage its finances, provide guidance and provide financial administration. Read more

    Time commitment: In general, we advise two or three hours per week.

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  • Branch Treasurer - Leeds

    Parkinson's UK

    West Yorkshire, LS16 5PS

    Ongoing role

    The Parkinson's UK Leeds branch is looking for a volunteer Treasurer to manage its finances, provide guidance and provide financial administration. Read more

    Time commitment: Approx. 2-3 hours per week, sometimes more.

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  • Branch Treasurer - Worthing

    Parkinson's UK

    West Sussex, BN11

    Ongoing role

    The Parkinson's UK Worthing branch is looking for a volunteer Treasurer to manage its finances, provide guidance and provide financial administration. Read more

    Time commitment: 8 hours per month

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  • Branch Treasurer - Liverpool

    Parkinson's UK

    Merseyside, L3 8LR

    Ongoing role

    The Parkinson's UK Liverpool branch is looking for a volunteer Treasurer to manage its finances, provide guidance and provide financial administration. Read more

    Time commitment: 6-8 hours per month

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  • Branch Treasurer - Central London

    Parkinson's UK

    London (Central), NW1 8HF

    Ongoing role

    The Parkinson's UK Central London branch is looking for a volunteer Treasurer to manage its finances, provide guidance and provide financial administration. Read more

    Time commitment: 8 hours per month.

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  • Branch Treasurer - Bath

    Parkinson's UK

    Somerset, BA2 5QD

    Ongoing role

    The Parkinson's UK Bath Branch is looking for a volunteer Treasurer to manage its finances, provide guidance and provide financial administration. Read more

    Time commitment: Approx. 2-3 hours per week, sometimes more

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  • Support Group Coordinator - Lutterworth

    Parkinson's UK

    Leicestershire, LE17 4DY

    Ongoing role

    The Parkinson's UK Lutterworth group is looking for an organised, dedicated volunteer to co-ordinate the group's fundraising and social activities. Read more

    Time commitment: Last Monday of the month, 10.30am-12.30pm

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  • Support Group Coordinator - Amber Valley

    Parkinson's UK

    Derbyshire, DE5 3HR

    Ongoing role

    The Parkinson's UK Amber Valley group is looking for an organised, dedicated volunteer to co-ordinate the group's fundraising and social activities. Read more

    Time commitment: Meetings are held on the second Saturday of the month, 2.30pm-5.30pm

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  • Previous placements

    Branch Treasurer - Guildford

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