NEW YORK & MIAMI – April 6, 2020 – The Parkinson’s Foundation has been recognized as number 33 in the top 50 nonprofits to work for by The NonProfit Times in the publication’s “2020 Best Nonprofits to Work For” list.
“We are honored to be selected as one of best nonprofits to work for by The Nonprofit Times,” said John L. Lehr, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Parkinson’s Foundation. “This recognition showcases our commitment to our core values, including our dedication to supporting the entire Parkinson’s community by giving them the tools they need to live better with Parkinson’s disease.”
This recognition aligns with the Foundation’s overarching values including teamwork, collaboration, integrity, positivity, dedication and responsiveness. The Parkinson’s Foundation earned high marks for workplace policies, practices, philosophy, systems and demographics and overall employee experience. In 2019, the Parkinson’s Foundation also received a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, a Platinum Seal of Transparency from GuideStar and is a Better Business Bureau accredited charity.
“The shared passion for our mission plus a culture that is transparent and collaborative has made my experience working here incredibly valuable,” said Jackie Gannon, Senior Projects Manager. “It is an absolute privilege to work at the Parkinson’s Foundation as a collective team working to end Parkinson’s disease.”
The NonProfit Times, in collaboration with Best Companies Group, conducted a national survey and recognition program dedicated to finding and recognizing the best employers in the nonprofit industry. Nonprofit organizations from across the country were involved in this employee assessment process to determine which nonprofits are ranked highest by their employees.