Battling burnout: CanadaHelps CEO sounds alarm on non-profit ‘wildfires’

Rising demand and diminishing support raise spectre of burnout

Why It Matters

Social purpose organizations are starting to offer in-house solutions to combat mental and physical fatigue among their staff. However, they say without government and community support, those solutions won’t go far enough to keep staff ready to help others.

Unprecedented demand for essential community services facing Canadian charities can be compared to wildfires burning out of control.

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