The demands of nonprofit work can take a toll on employees. Whether it’s a never-ending to-do list, emotionally draining work, management challenges, long hours, or lack of funding, nonprofit employees at all levels can experience work fatigue.
The following resources offer advice and approaches to help individuals alleviate stress and help organizations take action to diminish work-related anxiety and prevent employee or volunteer burnout.
April 11, 2017
9 Ways to Ensure Your Vacation Is Really Time Off From Work
Coordinating and communicating with donors and colleagues ahead of time is key to arranging a worry-free escape from the daily grind.
September 26, 2011
Quiz: Is Your Board Suffering From Burnout
If you're a trustee or chief executive, take this simple quiz created by BoardSource to find out whether your nonprofit board needrejuvenation.
September 08, 2013
Grant Maker Champions Support for Overburdened Charity CEOs
Julie Rogers, who is stepping down next summer as head of the Eugene and Agnes E. Meyer Foundation, has focused on nurturing nonprofit workers in addition to strengthening the safety net for poor people in the nation's capital.
October 31, 2012
A Recovery Plan for Fundraisers Facing Burnout
October 02, 2011
Overstretched Board Members Fight Burnout
Trustees and chief executives who work together to reinvent themselves are finding ways to avoid the fatigue that accompanies governance in a downturn.
March 25, 2002
How Charities Prepare Volunteers for Intensely Emotional Work
Charity managers and consultants offer advice to organizations that wish to better prepare their volunteers for emotionally intense assignments.