Running a Residential Program

Running a Residential Program

Q&A with Kara Mapel, Residential Program Manager What are the top three qualities you look for when interviewing teen moms for your Residential Program? First, we make sure there is a need for housing. A girl who just wants freedom from her own parents is in a...
Expansion Unpacked: Growing Your Volunteer Base

Expansion Unpacked: Growing Your Volunteer Base

The state of Colorado ranks in the top 10 healthiest states in the U.S. Not hard to believe, right? And, according to the Gallup-Sharecare Well-Being Index of 2017, Colorado ranks #6 with the highest well-being scores. But when it comes to volunteering, we are not...
Creating Effective Partnerships with Corporations

Creating Effective Partnerships with Corporations

I started volunteering with Hope House over 10 years ago when I joined the Board of Directors and fell in love with the mission. I have come to realize there is one thing I know for sure — I am passionate about how nonprofits and corporations can come together...
A Self-Sufficiency Program based on Faith

A Self-Sufficiency Program based on Faith

For almost 20 years I’ve worked with teen moms and absolutely love walking with them through challenges and achievements.  Before I joined the staff at Hope House, I worked in another state at three very large public high schools, and while the work was similar, the...
Organizational Growth Cycles: Effective Database Management

Organizational Growth Cycles: Effective Database Management

By Sarah Nagel, Development Officer Sarah Nagel, Development Officer: One of Sarah Nagel’s primary responsibilities at Hope House is to manage the database to support fundraising efforts. This includes collecting and maintaining champion (defined as Hope House...
Organizational Growth and Human Resources: Meeting the Challenge

Organizational Growth and Human Resources: Meeting the Challenge

By Brenda Reid, Board of Directors, Hope House of Colorado Vice President Product Management, SAP SuccessFactor LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/brendareidhr | Twitter: @BrendaReidSAP Human Resource (HR) challenges are significant during times of hyper-growth, and these...