Snohomish County

Writing To Help Others: A Companis Worker Gets the Word Out

Writing To Help Others: A Companis Worker Gets the Word Out

“You have the right to an attorney. If you cannot afford an attorney, one will be provided for you.” That statement stems from the 6th Amendment in the Bill of Rights which codifies the right to a public trial, the right to a lawyer, and the right to an impartial...

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Catching the Light

Catching the Light

Where do we go to catch the light during these dark, winter months?  We asked Companis Workers and staff to send in photos that document a moment in time when light caught their eye and raised their spirits. From giant bubbles to meditation, we received an array...

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How Companis Supports Our Volunteers

How Companis Supports Our Volunteers

Having a worker support group makes a big difference for Companis placements. It creates community and holds space for reflection. Volunteers support each other by sharing their experiences through Companis’ monthly worker support meetings (in-person, when possible,...

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Biennial ’21 – Behind the Scenes

Biennial ’21 – Behind the Scenes

Producing our first online Biennial was an adventure, to say the least! But we felt supported every step of the way by the Companis board, our ambassadors, our Workers, and our partner agencies. Thank you!  Here are a few images from the days leading up to the...

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Watch the Biennial ’21 presentation

Watch the Biennial ’21 presentation

If you missed our live stream on October 21st, we bring you the Companis Biennial '21, "Where Compassion Meets Action," in its entirety here! Click on this link to watch! We thank Dr. Ben Danielson, Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Washington, for...

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Volunteers Research Mental Health Resources for ChildStrive

Volunteers Research Mental Health Resources for ChildStrive

Children from low-income households or who come from homes experiencing trauma can have difficulties when they begin school. Often, these challenges lead to poor academic performance and a need for remedial and special education. Overcoming those difficulties is the...

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Growing Our Leadership In Snohomish

Growing Our Leadership In Snohomish

Companis’ Outreach Specialist, Cynthia Hunter, has been selected to participate in the 2021-2022 Leadership Snohomish County Signature Program. It’s a nine-month program for professionals with some experience in leadership roles from a variety of careers. In its 25th...

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Autumn Placements, New Opportunities

Autumn Placements, New Opportunities

Since mid-May, Companis has made 13 new placements and two Companis Workers have successfully completed their placements. Companis has also started a new partnership with African Americans Reach and Teach Health Ministry (AARTH), placing two Companis Workers with...

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Companis Spotlights Food Security

Companis Spotlights Food Security

It was a busy summer for Companis. In addition to a steady stream of volunteer professionals contacting us and conversations with nonprofits about positions that need to be filled, we also celebrated some of our partners who feed our neighbors. The “Companis Spotlight...

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