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Why volunteers with disability are an “untapped resource” for the NFP sector

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People with disability are the “best kind of volunteer” an organisation can have and need to be better embraced by the not-for-profit community, sector leaders say.

During a Victoria Alive NFP leaders breakfast in Melbourne on Tuesday, a panel discussed the importance of disability inclusion in volunteering.

While people with disability volunteer at almost the same rate as the general population, they face additional barriers such as negative attitudes, misconceptions and a lack of accessibility.

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Source:
Luke Michael, 2019, Probono Australia (https://probonoaustralia.com.au)

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