The mental and physical wellbeing of fundraisers and charity workers has been tested a lot this past year. The coronavirus pandemic has turned the fundraising sector upside down, and placed added stress on the fundraising efforts of non-profit organisations and fundraisers.

With the start of a new financial year, and with lockdown restrictions beginning to ease, the wellbeing of professionals in the charity sector has never been more important. However, it arguably has never been at more risk either. As the leader, or member, of a non-profit team, how will you balance the need for income, delivery and security with both your own, and your colleagues, wellbeing needs?

That’s why, this month’s webinar is a virtual summit focusing on wellbeing in the charity workplace. If you’re looking to support yourself and your team, then our Fundraising Everywhere Charity Workplace Wellbeing Virtual Summit is something you wouldn’t want to miss.

Take a look at our insight into the summit below, including location, time, date and speaker highlights.

When and where is the event taking place?

The Charity Workplace Wellbeing Virtual Summit  is taking place on Thursday 22nd April 2021 and starts at 12pm (BST). The entire summit is being broadcast online and will be three hours and fifteen minutes long. 

We’re happy to announce that our sponsor for the event is the world’s leading cloud software company, Blackbaud, who power social good. The virtual summit is also hosted in partnership with Claire Warner. 

What is being discussed at our Charity Workplace Wellbeing Virtual Summit?

Our virtual conference is looking to address the root cause of wellbeing within charity organisations. We’ll be looking at how a non-profit’s culture and processes can be changed to reduce employee burnout and improve productivity. The event is for staff and leaders at charities who care about the wellbeing of their fundraisers.

During the summit we will host a variety of sessions, including:

The event will be subtitled and recorded, and made available online for members who could not attend.

Key speakers

Professor Cary Cooper: Psychologist

Cary is a psychologist and a world-leading expert on wellbeing within the workplace. He’s the 50th Anniversary Professor of Organizational Psychology and Health at the Manchester Business School, University of Manchester.

Janet Leighton: Director of Happiness at Timpsons

Janet is the Director of Happiness at Timpsons, and she will be talking about how her company put people at the heart of everything, and ways in which the charity sector can replicate this!

Paul Amadi: Chief Supporter Officer at British Red Cross

Paul is the Chief Support Officer at the British Red Cross, one of the world’s leading charities. He is also a fellow of the Institute of Fundraising, and has served as chair of the International Fundraising Congress, Europe’s largest annual gathering of fundraisers.

Simon Blake: CEO at Mental Health First Aid

Simon Blake is the Chief Executive Officer at MHFA England. He’s dedicated his career to working with young people and has a long track record of championing difference and creating platforms for people’s voices to be heard.

How to get involved

If you’re interested in attending our virtual summit, early-bird tickets are now available. But hurry, you have until the 15th April to get yours. You can purchase a ticket online. If you have additional accessibility needs please email: [email protected] before April 15th. 

We look forward to seeing you there.

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