CCDS Named A 2014 Workplace Flexibility Award Winner
Why the recognition? This Gresham-based nonprofit, which was founded in 1977 and facilitates food reimbursement through the Child and Adult Care Food Program, maintains a data base of certified childcare providers, and offers training to those interested in certification.
Here is what employees have to say:
"Employees are respected as individuals who have a life outside of work."
"Employees can have summers off to deal with family care issues if needed."
"Employees can donate time off to each other in the event of illness or family crisis."
"Employees are given a monthly task list and are responsible for adapting their schedules to get the work done without having to check in every day with the office.
Photo above clockwise from bottom center: CEO Carolyn Morrison with Teddy, Luisa Espinoza, Svetlana Michalchuk, Debbi Hoffmeister, Kayla Young with Gizmo, Trent Morrison, Ken Manske, Shawn McCamman with Harley, Darla Moyer, Amy Morrison, Marta Lyons.
Read more: When Work Works Award - Workplace Awards, Dec. 2014
THE MISSION OF CHILD CARE DEVELOPMENT SERVICES, INC.
IS TO ENRICH THE MENTAL AND PHYSICAL WELFARE OF CHILDREN IN CHILD CARE, AND TO PROVIDE SERVICES TO CHILDREN, PARENTS, AND PROVIDERS OF CHILD CARE WHICH WILL ENCOURAGE, AID, AND SUPPORT QUALITY CARE OF CHILDREN.