Young people want purposeful careers. Some research even suggests they’d be willing to take a pay cut for a job that aligns with their values.
But — especially in times of crisis, like now — a career in helping people can be mentally taxing. Communities social purpose organizations serve are devastated by the pandemic, health-wise, socially and economically, and trying to respond to the magnitude of that devastation is taking a toll on the sector’s workers. Experts say a sector-wide mental health crisis is looming.
The good news is that there’s a new generation of social impact professionals working hard t
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