Resilience for Advisers: Empathy and Burnout in the Not for Profit Sector

“This one day exploratory programme is designed to equip practitioners at all levels with skills and confidence which promote staying with empathy and avoiding burnout in the NFP sector”.

Dates: TBC

Cost: Members – £99, Voluntary sector £125 + VAT, all others £145 + VAT

Research shows that overwork does not help us to be more productive.
Yet as the NFP sector continues to be mission-driven, the mission-critical people at the heart of the cause feel the ever-mounting pressure of needing to do – and be – more.
This course will support participants to delve into the murky waters of stress, burnout and work-based anxiety. Reflecting on the latest research on self-care and emotional resilience, this programme will guide you through tools and techniques for staying with empathy for self and others even when the going gets tough.
So if you love your job, but often find yourself wondering how you can do it without compromising other areas of your life, this course is for you.

Learning outcomes:

• Explore the differences between stress and burnout
• Identify the 5 spheres of happy healthy living
• Explore practices for staying with empathy towards self and others
• Examine a range of ‘self care’ and ‘we care’ practices for personal and organisational well-being

About the trainer:

Kerry Sands is a professional people trainer with over 15 years experience of helping adults to learn. Kerry’s career has been exclusively working within the NFP sector, in a range of front-facing advice and support organisations for people. She also has extensive experience working within animal rescue.

Kerry has a keen interest in promoting wellness at work and helping individuals and organisations to establish workplace cultures which promote longevity, effective communication and healthy relating at work.

To make a booking, please complete the booking form attached below and forward to us at AdviceUK, 101E Universal House, 88-94 Wentworth Street, London, E1 7SA or send it by email to

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