Compassion satisfaction and compassion fatigue for volunteers

Volunteers who work with vulnerable clients often describe their work as meaningful, rewarding and impactful. The compassion that infuses the work that volunteers do is transformative both for the client and for the volunteer. At times, it can be demanding and exhausting to work regularly with people who are chronically ill, lonely or experiencing other Continue Reading

Why volunteers aged 30+ should consider a mental health peer support role

Looking for a new volunteer role? If you’re over 30, consider joining millions of your peers Canada-wide in delivering essential, community-based mental health peer support services. While Canada is making great strides in offering more and better provisions for youth mental health services, it is important to note that mental health issues do not simply Continue Reading