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Toolkit for Managers and Leaders

Welcome to the Toolbox page of the e-learning on protecting and promoting the mental health and psychosocial well-being of volunteers and staff.

As a manager or leader in the RCRC Movement, you play a crucial role in supporting your team’s mental health. That’s why we’ve created this Toolbox to provide you with practical solutions to prevent mental illness and support mental health in the workplace.

The Toolbox is organized according to the IGLOO framework, with resources tailored to each of the five levels. Explore our evidence-based resources and join us in creating a mentally healthy and supportive work environment for all. Let’s work together to prioritize mental health and well-being in our organizations. For more resources on volunteers and staff’ well-being, 

Individual level

Do you prioritize your own well-being at work? If not, it’s time to start! Discover tools and resources aimed at promoting mental health and well-being at the individual level. From self-care strategies and stress management techniques to mindfulness and relaxation techniques. Check out our resources to learn more about mental health and start prioritizing your well-being today!

Group level

As a leader and manager, it’s essential to take care of your team’s well-being. But where do you start? Discover tools and resources to try with your team, including team building activities, communication skills, peer support, and creating an enabling environment for connection through regular check-ins. Learn how to foster a supportive and collaborative culture that empowers your team to thrive. Check out our resources to take your team’s well-being to the next level!

Leadership level

As a leader, investing in your own growth is crucial to drive your team’s success. But where do you find the tools and resources to do so? Discover resources at the leadership level that can help you grow as a leader. Learn how to implement mental health policies in the workplace, participate in mental health leadership trainings, model self-care behaviors, and promote work-life balance. Find guidance on how to create a supportive and empowering environment for your staff and volunteers. Check out our resources to take your leadership skills to the next level!

Organisational level

Taking care of your staff and volunteer’s mental health and psychosocial well-being is key. But how can you set up systems in your organization that work? Check out this tools and resources that help you assess and monitor psychosocial risk factors, implement flexible work arrangements, consider insurance coverage and leverage internal and external support systems to keep your staff and volunteers thriving.

Additional resources

Working in humanitarian duty stations can be challenging, but promoting mental health and well-being in your workplace can make all the difference. Discover our tools and resources to help you set up systems on humanitarian personal security in national and international contexts and guidelines on how to take care of your staff during critical incidents or crisis contexts. Learn about relevant trainings that can help you promote a supportive and resilient environment for your team.