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Volunteering for Parkinson's UK video

Watch our video and meet some of our amazing volunteers - our work wouldn't be possible without them.

There are many ways to volunteer your time and expertise - find something that suits you or get in touch to find out more.

Hear from our amazing volunteers

Why volunteering is so important

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Suzanne explains how her family has benefited from the great work volunteers do

How volunteering can boost your CV

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Elisabeth shares the benefits and experiences of being a Parkinson's UK volunteer

Use your talent to help others

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Elaine uses her experience to help us develop policies that look after our volunteers

Current volunteering opportunities

Interested in volunteering?

We have volunteering opportunities all over the UK in our local groups, at fundraising events, in research work, media work and more. See our current volunteering opportunities to find an opportunity near you or contact our Volunteering team on [email protected]

Benefits of volunteering

Did you know?

Parkinson's UK was founded in 1969 by volunteers. More than 40 years on, volunteers are central to everything we do.

More ways to volunteer

Get involved in research

You don't need a scientific background to take part in research activities and help our work towards a cure. Join our Research Support Network to find out about opportunities.

Turn to Us campaign

Volunteer for us and be part of our important Turn to Us campaign to help reach everyone affected by Parkinson's across the UK.

Local group resources

If you're involved in volunteering for one of our local groups, here are some of the documents and resources that you'll need to ensure the smooth running of your group.

Sharing experiences

Volunteering is wonderful. It has given me friendship, insight, a purpose and the common bond that binds us as we share the happy and sad times as a group.

Carole Irwin, a Carers Facilitator in Newcastle
Carole Irwin, volunteer Carers Facilitator in Newcastle