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CEP representation on NOVAA Board

Rob Hemphill, CEP’s Program Coordinator for volunteer and outreach, started his position today as a NOVAA Board member and the chair of the membership committee. NOVAA is the Northwest Oregon Volunteer Administrators Association, and a partner CEP has long participated in. NOVAA expands professional development and networking opportunities for volunteer managers in the Portland area. The group hosts trainings, learning communities, and breakfast, lunch,

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Farewell Tamara!

On Monday we bid a fond farewell and send our best wishes with Tamara Schiff as she leaves us to move back to her home state of Florida and return to practicing law. You may know Tamara as the friendly voice on the phone coordinating our In Homes’ clients. In her time at CEP she became an information and referral ninja and listened with

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The Translation Project

This year more than 1,100 families participated in CEP workshops. While more than a third of our workshops were translated, the quality of translation varied greatly. We cannot afford translation for all of these workshops, and so we rely on the generosity of host sites and volunteers. At times that means a child translates or a bilingual adult has to translate concepts that are completely

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