Admin and membership Support Officer

Who are EOPD.IE

Early Onset Parkinson’s Disease ( is a completely voluntary registered not for profit, providing peer Parkinson’s support all over Ireland. We are a small but committed team with big plans for the future of the organisation.   

Our aim is to assist people with Parkinson’s, their families and carers, health professionals and other interested people by offering support, a listening ear and information on any aspect of living with Early Onset Parkinson’s. Over 18,000 people in Ireland have Parkinson’s disease. 


Everybody with Early Onset Parkinson’s Disease has what they need to live a fulfilling life.

Mission statement 

Our mission is to improve the lives of people who live with Early Onset Parkinson’s Disease and support them to enhance their quality of life through information, advocacy, and peer support.

Our Services 

Our primary focus is to identify people living with early onset Parkinson’s and support them on their journey through Education, work, and life. 

We work with people with Early Onset Parkinson’s Disease, their family members/loved ones and a range of key stakeholders including clinical and allied health care professionals and researchers. By co-operating with the medical, scientific, social, and caring professions we aim to promote scientific research into the causes of, cure for and management of and the alleviation of its medical and social symptoms. We will provide opportunities for people living with EOPD to inform research by relaying the difficulties and obstacles to living well with EOPD encountered by people who are at varying life stages. 

Our members include many who are navigating a health system which often sees Parkinson’s disease as an older person’s disease.  Many of our members are working full-time without any support and some may not disclose their condition for fear of discrimination or termination of their employment.   We aim to support those who wish to and need to continue in employment by providing guidance on adaptations and information on financial support. Many employers have benefited by getting support to enable valuable staff to continue in employment. will be an identifiable focal point for all the community, including family members/loved one’s health professionals, researchers and the wider support community who have an interest in addressing issues particular to those who are diagnosed with EOPD. Some of our members are still in education, buying their first home, learning to drive and have young families. In enabling and assisting people to navigate these important milestones, we believe that it will benefit the public research community and help them to engage with the Parkinson’s community in a dynamic, systemic, and creative way. 

Exercise and physiotherapy have been demonstrated to be crucial in alleviating some of the symptoms of EOPD. We will facilitate exercise classes to be given by appropriately experienced coaches. These will include a range of activities.  

We will arrange information talks and presentations given by relevant experts including medical professionals, allied health care, community social supports, and others, specifically directed at EOPD to ensure we foster an inclusive model of support that is person centred. 

The Role – Admin and Membership Support Officer seeks an organised, enthusiastic Admin & Membership Support Officer to join the team on a 3-day week (21 hrs). The role will focus on providing proficient administrative and operational support to our team and also assistance to our membership. The post-holder will undertake general administrative tasks, ensuring the team has adequate support to enable efficient and effective consultancy. The ideal candidate will possess strong interpersonal skills, excellent attention to detail and the ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone with experience in administration, office management, communications, and/or operations, with a keen interest in the not-for-profit sector, philanthropy and enabling organisations to deliver their programmes effectively. This role is ideally suited to an individual with at least 2 years’ experience in a similar administration, operations or client support role. This is an exciting juncture for, and the role provides a great opportunity to join our small but mighty team.

 To succeed in this role, you will have:

Title of positionAdmin & Client Support Officer
Contract3-days /21 hours per week Position is available with immediate effect.
Salary€30,000 Full time equivalent €18,000 Pro Rata (3-days per week)
Reporting toChairperson – Working closely with the Operations Working Group
Primary LocationRemote based work. Expectation that the successful candidate would attend meetings/workshops in person when required.


Roles and Responsibilities

The successful candidate will undertake the following key activities for

Members Support:

General Office Administration:


IT and Communications:

The Ideal Candidate

Knowledge & Experience


Recruitment Policy

At we believe in creating a culture where our employees feel valued and heard. We believe that diversity of background, lived experience and opinion strengthens our team dynamic and we welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds who represent the diversity of our society and promote equality and inclusion in the workplace. We know that experience comes in many forms, so if you think you could be a great fit for this role and are excited by it, we encourage you to apply, even if you don’t meet all the ideal requirements.

How to Apply

Please email your CV and a cover letter outlining your suitability for the role to


Larissa Griffin

Email address

by 5pm.

The subject line of your application by email should read NAME: Application for Admin & Client Support Officer, Please format your CV and cover letter in an editable (Microsoft Word) format.

Deadline to apply 18 Sept 2023
Interviews Week starting 18 Sept 2023

Further information on and their services, clients and team can be found on their website