Knowledge Database

Developing a Support Network for the Inclusion of Volunteers with Disabilities

Shosh Kaminsky - M.S.W., Knowledge Resource Development manager, Beit Issie Shapiro
Dana Sharir - Social Worker, Volunteer Coordinator, Beit Issie Shapiro
Michal Giladi - Community Social Worker, Coordinator of Volunteers with Disabilities Project, Beit Issie Shapiro


Kaminsky, S., Sharir, D., and Giladi, M. (2012). Developing a support network with the inclusion of volunteers with disabilities. In: M. Gromb. Local plan for volunteering: Developing and promoting volunteering as a three-sector partnership (p. 161 – 174). Kfar Saba: Nadav Press


The idea of social integration is one of  Beit Issie Shapiro's fundamental values as the integration of people with disabilities in various social circles and activities within the community in which they live, including volunteering circuit.
This article presents a models of inclusion of  volunteers with special needs and describes the existing system work model  in Beit Issie Shapiro.


To read the article click here

  • Disabilities:

    All disabilities

  • Topics:

    Self-Advocacy & Leadership

  • Keywords:


  • Audience:

    General public, Professionals

  • For additional information:


Get in Touch