As rewarding as community association management can be, the career path also faces high rates of burnout, depression, and mental health issues. How can managers learn to handle both the workload and mental health? Start by creating a completely different level of awareness.
CAI leaders at the international, national, and local levels are constantly meeting to discuss ways to help community associations solve the new and recurring challenges homeowner leaders, community managers, and business partners face. Earlier this month, teams from CAI’s eight California chapters met in person to collaboratively problem solve.
We need a significant shift to ensure community managers are treated with respect and courtesy. It all starts with setting reasonable boundaries for mental and physical health. Here are a few boundaries to establish to maintain a healthy work-life balance.
For more than two years, the COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted every part of our lives. Our society and communities have sustained great damage from multiple ruptures of the social fabric. It’s time for community associations to rebuild trust and bring neighbors back together again.
As the professional backbone of homeowners associations and condominium communities, community association managers have a special set of skills and expertise that are essential to successful operations and governance. Celebrate managers who create a sense of belonging, support, and purpose within the communities they serve.