EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Our employees are passionate about empowering teen moms, which is what Hope House is all about. Are you ready to join a team of life-changers who know how to work hard and play hard? Does a work culture characterized by teamwork, innovation, and a commitment to best practices appeal to you?

Then Hope House of Colorado, a faith-focused organization committed to empowering teen moms from all over the Denver area, may be a great fit!

Work From Your strengths:

Hope House management utilizes the Clifton StrengthsFinder to help employees find meaning and fulfillment in their work. Understanding the skills and personalities of each individual employee helps us to build strong teams and a strong culture.

Professional Development:

Hope House believes in making an investment in the professional development of its employees. From covering the costs for attending professional training seminars to bringing in relevant guest speakers to supervisors who are committed to helping their team members grow, Hope House is committed to giving its employees opportunities to thrive professionally.

Culture Statement:

We actually have an official statement around culture that includes the importance of fun, and our annual calendar includes Staff Olympics, the (un)Talent Show, and frequent team-building opportunities.

Hope House of Colorado is a God-centered organization with a passion to see the lives of teen moms transformed for Christ. We recognize that this happens in an environment that combines warmth, love and encouragement with the vital need for structure and boundaries.

Hope House is also a future-thinking organization, striving to be experts in our field. We invest in each employee, providing opportunities to pursue individual passions, gifts and strengths. Our staff is a unified team, pursuing excellence in all we do. We serve with integrity, humility, and respect for one another, in an environment that combines professionalism with fun, humor, and even a little bit of silliness each day!

Vacation Time:

Salaried employees receive 15 days or three weeks of PTO upon hire. Employees also receive 9 paid holidays every year. This totals to 24 paid days off every year. And, after five years, employees receive five weeks of PTO, plus 9 paid holidays.

Make a Difference:

Hope House is committed to empowering teen moms, changing the future for two generations! Our teen moms are building new lives for themselves and their little ones, and our stats prove how hard they are working. For example, our GED Program has an 80 percent graduation rate, 90 percent of our Residential Program graduates have reached self-sufficiency, and 80% of the children in our Early Learning Program reached their targeted goal last year. Hope House is on track to serve 180 teen moms and 250 children this year -- join our team and make a real difference in your very own community!

 

Open Positions:

 

 

Early Learning Teacher

Basic Summary: The Early Learning Teacher (ELT) is responsible for classroom management and care of the children of the teen mothers served by Hope House of Colorado. The ELT is responsible for maintaining a welcoming, loving, educational and orderly environment during those hours listed above. The ELT is responsible for creating and implementing lesson plans that are within the children’s zone of proximal development in the areas of school readiness and bible education.

TO APPLY: Send resume to mria@hopehouseofcolorado.org

 


 

Residential Counselor

Reports to:  Residential Program Manager


Basic Summary: Residential Counselors maintain the structure of the Hope House Program, enforce adherence to rules and policies as well provide encouragement, relationship and fellowship to Hope House residents.

Responsibilities
1. Supervise all afternoon and evening activities.
2. Oversee and adhere to house schedule.
3. Oversee residents returning from job training, approved activities and/or appointments.
4. Transport residents and their children to and from appointments as needed.
5. Eat dinner with the residents and their children on a regular basis and oversee dinner preparation and clean up.
6. Supervise all on-site teen moms, visitors or volunteers.
7. Help with childcare/children’s program during evening activities and classes as needed.
8. Daily document residents’ behavior, attitude, and performance in Daily Activity Expectation notebook and logs.
9. Read and be very familiar with Residential Program Handbook and Staff Handbook.
10. Report residents’ appointments and schedules to Residential Family Advocate.
11. Help hold the residents accountable to the Hope House rules, policies, and expectations set forth in the Program and Staff Handbook.
12. Follow all Hope House security procedures.
13. Mandatory Staff Meetings on the first and third Thursday mornings.
14. Advises residents on a variety of personal topics, building trusting relationships with them, and being a good listener.  
15. Supports residents in achieving their goal plans.
16. Keeps common areas of the house clean and organized and maintains atmosphere that is ready for tours at all times. Advises Residential Program Manager of any deficiencies in the cleanliness and safety of house/grounds.
17. Responds to emergencies as needed.
18. Available for occasional overnights shifts.

Requirements
1. Applicant must be female and over the age of 21.
2. Applicant must have a valid driver’s license and current automobile insurance.
3. A background/criminal check must be completed before employment is granted.
4. Experience working with at-risk adolescent girls and teen moms a plus.
5. Must have good leadership skills and the ability to work well with others.

TO APPLY: Send resume to karam@hopehouseofcolorado.org

MISSION STATEMENT:
Hope House of Colorado empowers parenting teenage moms to achieve personal and economic self-sufficiency and to understand their significance in God’s sight, resulting in a healthy future for their children.

TO APPLY: Send resume to info@hopehouseofcolorado.org

Employee comments

I love working at Hope House because I am passionate about the mission of empowering teen moms.  I also love the flexibility of my job, my amazing co-workers, and how supportive Hope House is to working moms.

- Melinda Smith, Parenting Coordinator

Hope House provides a positive working environment and attentiveness to work/life balance. It’s a great place to not only grow professionally through the continued education and training provided, but is also a suitable environment for raising a family in whatever capacity that looks like for each employee.

 - Sara Littlejohn, Development Officer

I love working at Hope House! Not only do I have the opportunity to help change the lives of the girls we serve, but I get to work alongside other amazing women who inspire me and make me laugh every day!

  - Jenny Macias, Community Program Manager

 

"I started at Hope House as a volunteer and became involved with different pieces of the organization. When  a part-time Residential Counselor position opened up, I applied and was hired. This position allowed me to gain valuable experience working with teen moms, and today I am the Residential Program Manager. Hope House has given me a great opportunity to advance my career while working with self-motivated young women."

  - Kara Mapel, Residential Program Manager