Jobs & Volunteering

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Pathfinders is currently recruiting for the following roles:

Research Officer

We are currently recruiting a Research Officer to oversee a qualitative research project exploring transition outcomes for young people living with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy across the UK and 2 European countries. The Research Officer will coordinate the project, facilitating research design, fieldwork and analysis and management of a team of peer co-researchers to support the project. Applicants will need to have undertaken research skills training as part of a degree and have experience of completing a qualitative research project.

Please download Research Officer Job Description and Person Specification and  complete a Job application form if you wish to apply.

Application deadline is Friday 26th February at 12pm. Interviews will be conducted on Tuesday 2nd March between 12pm-4pm.


There are a range of volunteering roles available within Pathfinders Neuromuscular Alliance. Whether you are interested in policy development, social media, websites, or campaigning, there is a place for you.

As a user led organisation we are passionate about involving our members as volunteers. If you have any skills, interests, hobbies, or campaigns that you want to share with Pathfinders, please contact us via telephone on 01273 252555, via email at, or via our social media channels.

Social Media Ambassadors

Pathfinders is looking for enthusiastic volunteers to contribute to our social media. The role involves using web blogs plus a variety of social media and similar tools to create regular content, respond to conversations, build a sense of community between members and develop a strong network of relationships between Pathfinders, public, private and charitable organisations. This role can be done from home.

Pathfinders Representatives

Volunteer to help us with individual campaigns, such as our work on developing consistent standards of care for adults. This may involve blogging or tweeting about a campaign, or attending important meetings to represent adults with neuromuscular disorders.

Volunteer Researchers/Authors

We are currently looking for volunteers to help us compile articles and blogs on a range of key daily living topics. You will be required to research topics using internet resources, clinical advice and discussions with our members and compile these into information resources.

There are currently formal volunteer roles available on our trustee board. To find out more, please enquire at