26 business reasons for engaging with disabled volunteers

Probably the most significant finding about disabled volunteering from the literature review and the action learning workshops was that few mainstream VCS organisations had a business case for engaging with disabled volunteers. As a result there are few overt ‘sponsors’ of disabled volunteering within mainstream organisations.

This document uses the business case framework that was developed from the ‘Opening Doors to Volunteering’ programme, and presents 26 business reasons why Attend engage with volunteers with an Acquired Brain Injury. Whilst some of these relate to a ‘disability service-provider’ perspective, there will be many that could be applicable to others.