Volunteer

Volunteer

We rely on the energy, skill and passion of people like you to make life better for people with Parkinson’s and advance research toward a cure. Explore the different opportunities to get involved and complete our volunteer interest form to make a difference.

Fundraise

Fundraise

  • Moving Day Walk
    Get communities moving as a Moving Day planning committee member or event day volunteer. No Moving Day in your city? No problem! Organize your own Community Walk with the help of remote Parkinson’s Foundation staff.
     
  • Parkinson's Champions
    Create your own unique fundraiser and collect donations using our online platform or participate in an endurance event like a marathon.
     
  • Parkinson's Revolution
    Join our annual indoor cycling event as a rider or event day volunteer to raise funds and awareness for the Parkinson’s Foundation!

Educate

Educate

  • Aware in Care Ambassadors
    Teach your peers and healthcare professionals about the Parkinson’s Foundation’s lifesaving Aware in Care hospitalization kit. 2020 applications now closed.
     
  • Education Program Volunteer
    Support educational events and seminars in your community as an event volunteer, panelist or presenter.

Advocate & Advise

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  • Community Grants
    Review applications for community-based grants that address unmet needs in the Parkinson’s community, and visit grant recipients to evaluate programs.
     
  • Parkinson’s Foundation Research Advocates
    Collaborate with scientists, industry leaders and government to improve research and teach others about clinical trials. Not accepting applications for 2020.
  • People with Parkinson’s Advisory Council (PPAC)
    Advise the Foundation throughout the development of programs and initiatives serving the Parkinson’s community. Highly selective opportunity. 2020 applications deadline extended to May 10.

Additional Opportunities

Contact your local chapter to learn more about additional volunteer needs in your community. You can also get involved by joining our online community PD Conversations and by submitting a My PD Story. Or, if you have a social media following contact influencers@parkinson.org to learn how you can help raise awareness through your followers.

Make a Difference

Thank you for your interest in becoming a Parkinson’s Foundation volunteer. Please complete the volunteer interest form and we’ll contact you regarding volunteer opportunities in your area.

Submit Volunteer Interest Form

Contact Us

Have questions about volunteering? Contact us at 404-397-1014 or volunteer@parkinson.org.

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