Patient and public involvement (PPI) research volunteer


Patient and public involvement volunteers work alongside researchers to design and shape Parkinson's research.


Flexible, you can do as little or as much as you choose


Varied, flexible with some face to face opportunities, but mostly from home

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what the role involves

You will support researchers to:

  • identify important research questions
  • write a grant application or applications for ethical approvals
  • create patient communications such as information sheets and consent forms

what you could get out of volunteering

As a PPI volunteer you will:

  • have the chance to work side by side with researchers and shape research which could improve the lives of people affected by Parkinson’s
  • be able to connect with other people interested in Parkinson’s research
  • become part of our Research Support Network (RSN) – you’ll receive information about Parkinson’s research, opportunities to take part in research and the chance to attend research events

what we're looking for and why

We are looking for people who have:

  • an understanding of Parkinson’s and the day to day challenges of living with the condition
  • good computer skills and an email address
  • an understanding of and a commitment to the aims and values of Parkinson’s UK


If you would like to know more about the role before applying please contact us on 020 7963 9328 or email [email protected].

Please read the role description fully prior to completing the application pack. Applications can be submitted to [email protected] by the closing date.

Volunteer role description (Word, 900KB)


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Volunteering type
Help us research
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Home based


Home based
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