Tuesday, February 20, 2007

Burnout rescue for nonprofit workers - Business - BostonHerald.com

Burnout rescue for nonprofit workers - Business - BostonHerald.com: "Burnout rescue for nonprofit workers
By Jesse Noyes
Boston Herald Business Reporter
Tuesday, February 20, 2007 - Updated: 06:30 AM EST

An idealistic young staff, low wages, a trial-by-fire work environment: welcome to the nonprofit sector.
Working at one of Boston’s many nonprofits can be a stressful affair for young professionals entering the field. And sometimes the burnout comes quick.
The Young Nonprofit Professionals Network, a national organization with about 7,500 members, is starting a local chapter for the area’s young and altruistic.
“We’re addressing burnout,” said Liza Davies, co-chairwoman of YNPN and director of corporate and foundation relations for Crittenton Women’s Union."

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