As part of the National Volunteers’ Week, FND Action are looking to recruit Area Coordinators (voluntary) across the UK. Do you want to be part of furthering the cause in your area?

Vacancy: Area Coordinator (voluntary)

Location: UK-wide

Are you passionate about raising awareness of Functional Neurological Disorder (FND) and Non Epileptic Attack Disorder (NEAD) in your area?

Would you like to be part of a growing charity that strives to do that, and support those diagnosed across the UK?

It’s Volunteers’ Week (1st – 7th June) and we are taking this opportunity to run a campaign to recruit Area Coordinators across the UK to join us.

The Role

  • Distributing leaflets in appropriate places such as hospitals, GP surgeries, libraries, community hubs etc.
  • Finding out what’s available for people with disabilities and chronic illnesses in your area, and feeding it back so that we can update the website.
  • Looking out for events in your area that may be of interest and feeding back so we can advertise them on social media.

In addition/may lead on to …

  • Being the contact point for FND Action for your town/area/region.
  • Building relationships with your local hospital, other charities, your local council and anyone else that may be relevant.

The Person

  • You have a personal interest in FND and/or NEAD.
  • You are passionate about raising awareness and want to play a part, even if only in a small way.
  • You feel able to devote approximately five hours a week (or more, of course) to the role.
  • You feel able to do one, some or all of the elements of the role.

The Benefits

  • An opportunity to support a cause you feel strongly about, and make a difference.
  • You’ll be part of a national wave of awareness raising and education about FND and NEAD.
  • A way to meet new people, and develop new skills and interests.
  • Enhance your health and wellbeing.

If you would like to join us and be part of the team, please download and complete the application form and email it to us at In the ‘Area/s in which you would like to help’ just add Area Coordinator. Or there may be a different role you would be interested in participating with? Of course, we would welcome your contribution in any way you can give it.

We look forward to working with you to further the cause!


FND Action is committed to eliminating discrimination and encouraging diversity amongst our volunteers workforce. Our aim is that each volunteer feels respected and is valued based upon their skills, performance and commitment.