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Combating
Burnout
The Discovery Conference
Saturday, October 19, 2013
Are You Burnt Out?
What Does Burnout Look Like?
Volunteers may appear:
• Disengaged or detached
• Helpless or hopeless
• Without motivation
•...
In Other Words They Are…
What Causes of Burnout?
• Working too much without breaks for fun
• Being expected to be too many things to
too many peopl...
Contributing Personality Traits
Volunteers who Burnout may have:
• Perfectionist tendencies
• Pessimistic view of themselv...
Girl Scout
Burnout
1

Remember the Reason You
Joined
Know What Motivates Others
2

Remember -You Are NOT Alone
Delegate, Delegate, Delegate
3

Keep Up with Communication
Leave No Girl Scout Behind
4

Don’t Be Afraid of Change
Lose the Battle to Win the War
5

Reward Your Supporters
Don’t Forget to Reward Yourself!
So How Do You Go From
This???

To This !!!
Try These Burnout Prevention Tips
• Start/End the day with a relaxing ritual
• Adopt healthy eating, exercising, and
sleep...
A Tool to Combat Burnout

Found online @ http://www.innerhealthstudio.com/visualization-scripts.html
Now What?
Don’t Forget…
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A presentation for the Girl Scouts of Northeastern New York Discovery Conference to address "Combating Burnout" among Girl Scout volunteers.

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  1. 1. Combating Burnout The Discovery Conference Saturday, October 19, 2013
  2. 2. Are You Burnt Out?
  3. 3. What Does Burnout Look Like? Volunteers may appear: • Disengaged or detached • Helpless or hopeless • Without motivation • Like they don’t care about anything Online Source- www.helpguide.org
  4. 4. In Other Words They Are…
  5. 5. What Causes of Burnout? • Working too much without breaks for fun • Being expected to be too many things to too many people • Taking on too many responsibilities • Lack of close, supportive relationships • Not getting enough sleep Online Source- www.helpguide.org
  6. 6. Contributing Personality Traits Volunteers who Burnout may have: • Perfectionist tendencies • Pessimistic view of themselves and the world • The need to be in control • High-achieving, Type A personality Online Source- www.helpguide.org
  7. 7. Girl Scout Burnout
  8. 8. 1 Remember the Reason You Joined
  9. 9. Know What Motivates Others
  10. 10. 2 Remember -You Are NOT Alone
  11. 11. Delegate, Delegate, Delegate
  12. 12. 3 Keep Up with Communication
  13. 13. Leave No Girl Scout Behind
  14. 14. 4 Don’t Be Afraid of Change
  15. 15. Lose the Battle to Win the War
  16. 16. 5 Reward Your Supporters
  17. 17. Don’t Forget to Reward Yourself!
  18. 18. So How Do You Go From This??? To This !!!
  19. 19. Try These Burnout Prevention Tips • Start/End the day with a relaxing ritual • Adopt healthy eating, exercising, and sleeping habits • Take a daily break from technology • Nourish your creative side • Set boundaries Online Source- www.helpguide.org
  20. 20. A Tool to Combat Burnout Found online @ http://www.innerhealthstudio.com/visualization-scripts.html
  21. 21. Now What?
  22. 22. Don’t Forget…

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