Articles & PublicationsNews items and journal articles by and about the Mandala Foundation
How to manage stress and burnout in the NFP sector
by Kate Minto | June 9, 2016
While there are rewards and motivating elements, humanitarian aid and community development sector roles can also expose staff members and volunteers to stress.
Organisational psychology strengthens overseas development programs
by Australian Psychological Society (APS) | May, 2016
2016 Workplace Excellence Awards
Overseas aid work is emotionally and psychologically testing, so ensuring candidates are suited to the work not just in terms of experience but in psychological terms can make all the difference to a successful posting.
A winning approach to recruitment
by St John of God Social Outreach | September, 2015
Psychosocial support organisation, Mandala Foundation has been recognised by the Australian Psychological Society for its work with the St John of God Social Outreach International Health team, winning the Recruitment and Selection category at this year’s 2015 Workplace Excellence Awards.
Why a psychosocial risk management approach is good for people and business
by Kate Minto, Mandala Foundation | September, 2015
Governance Directions (Journal of the Governance Institute of Australia)
Stress is the second most common cause of workplace compensation claims in Australia.
Focus on stress factors eliminates early exits
ShortList | August 4, 2015
A non-profit organisation has helped a client retain 100% of its new recruits by better preparing them for the psychological demands of their roles.
For Aussie aid cut casualties, diversify and roll with the punches
by Lean Alfred Santos | September 24, 2015
When Tony Abbott announced shortly after he assumed office as Australia’s prime minister in September 2013 that cutting Canberra’s aid budget would form part of the austerity measures he will be implementing, the Mandala Foundation found itself hanging by a thread.
Health professionals in Darwin for training before heading to West Africa to respond to Ebola crisis
by Jill Poulson | December 1, 2014
More than 20 people from Australia and overseas heading to West Africa to help fight the ebola outbreak got a taste of what it might be like – right here in Darwin.