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JOIN OUR TEAM

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% graduation rate, 90% 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 200 teen moms and 300 children this year — join our team and make a real difference in your very own community!

Open Positions:

Early Learning Program Manager

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.

Job Title: Early Learning Program Manager

Report to: Program Director

Position: Full Time – 40 hours a week

Job Summary: The Early Learning Program Manager (ELPM) is responsible for the Early Learning Program (ELP) and the children of the teen mothers served by Hope House of Colorado.  The ELPM is responsible for managing teachers, volunteers, child development data and oversight of the Early Learning budget.

Leadership Responsibilities:

  • Hire, manage and develop all Early Learning employees
  • Lead monthly Early Learning Team meetings and 1x1s with teachers
  • Coordinate volunteers, including appreciation, relationship building and reporting to the Volunteer Coordinator
  • Develop and maintain policies and processes related to the Early Learning Program
  • Ensure that Strategic Plan goals for the Early Learning Program are met
  • Develop the annual Operational Plan, as it pertains to the Early Learning Program, and is responsible for implementation and measurement of that plan
  • Maintain the safety and security of the children enrolled in the ELP

Fiscal Responsibilities:

  • Responsibly allocates and accounts for the use of fiscal resources allotted for the Residential Program
  • Participates in annual budget planning and monthly forecast meetings

 

Program Management Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for Early Learning Program development, management and measurement
  • Ensure daily operations follow licensing requirements (we are currently registered as unlicensed with the Department of Human Services, Office of Early Childhood but follow most licensing standards).
  • Foster positive working relationships with staff, volunteers, teen moms and their children
  • Collaborate with teachers to develop positive learning activities that promote child development
  • Coordinate staff and volunteers for class coverage and provide back-up coverage as needed
  • Manage scheduling of children, teachers, and volunteers
  • Maintain order and cleanliness of center
  • Create connections and partnerships with area childcare centers to provide childcare for Hope House teen moms on CCAP, and manage the transition of children enrolled in the ELP to those centers
  • Oversee the documentation and tracking of child development in children attending the program
  • Maintain and fine-tune the child enrollment/registration process for ELP
  • Track goals and metrics of the program
  • Communicate with other staff members about Early Learning updates and scheduling needs
  • Attend Field Trips and Mommy and Me events

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to conduct activities involving kneeling, bending, crouching, crawling, twisting, reaching
  • Supervise children by sight and sound
  • Sit on the floor or crouch at child’s level
  • Lift children weighing up to 45 pounds
  • Ability to push or pull 50 pounds
  • Grasp and manipulate equipment and materials
  • Respond to unanticipated situations involving activities of young children

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Director qualified for Large/Small Child Care Center
  • Management experience
  • Experience working with the children of at-risk populations is preferred
  • Highly organized and detail oriented
  • Excellent communication skills, collaboration and teamwork skills and the ability to work well with others
  • Conflict management skills
  • Must pass a background/criminal check and drug test before employment is granted
  • Availability to work every Tuesday evening and other evenings/weekends on occasion
  • Possess a valid driver’s license and current automobile insurance.  Must meet insurance requirements for an acceptable MVR which reflects no more than 2 violations and/or accidents; no more than 3 vehicle related suspensions/reinstatements within the past 3 years; no DUI, reckless or felony driving convictions within 5 years.

Hope House Guiding Principles

  • Christ Centered – Called to the mission! Passionate about transformation for teen moms and champions; committed to growth of our own personal faith.
  • Integrity – Do the right thing (even when it hurts)! Trustworthy; ethical and authentic; excellent stewards of donations; we expect 100% compliance with all applicable regulations.
  • Infectious Enthusiasm – Passionate about the cause, mission, and ministry! Engage others and strive for positivity through high energy.
  • Relationship Focused – True change happens for teen moms through healthy, long-term relationships with staff and volunteers. Engage champions so they experience the impact they make!
  • Future Thinking – Experts in our field who are constantly striving for the next level! Cause-focused and committed to sharing our knowledge and tools for the benefit of teen moms everywhere.
  • Team Player – Committed to working as a unified team, valuing each member’s contributions! Have one another’s backs and find compromises and solutions in a respectful manner. Go above and beyond for each other.
  • Have Fun! – Find joy in the work! There is room for fun, celebrations and a little bit of silliness every day!
  • Extreme Ownership – Take ownership! Empower decision-making at every level; anticipate success; and take responsibility!
  • Teachable Spirit – Eager to learn and grow! Open to new ideas and constructive criticism; demonstrate humility and learn from our mistakes and failures.
  • Excellent Environment – Create a warm, welcoming, safe and secure environment that shows every teen mom she has a place to belong!

Competencies:

  • Teamwork
    Promotes cooperation and commitment within a team to achieve goals and deliverables
  • Relationship building
    Builds constructive working relationships characterized by a high level of acceptance, cooperation, and mutual respect
  • Stress Tolerance
    Maintains composure in highly stressful or adverse situations
  • Planning and organizing
    Coordinates ideas and resources to achieve goals
  • Approachability
    Easy to approach and talk to
  • Career Ambition
    Knows what she wants from a career and actively works on it
  • Compassion
    Genuinely cares about people
  • Ethics and values
    Adhere to an appropriate and effective set of core values and beliefs during both good and bad times
  • Humor
    Has a positive and constructive sense of humor
  • Personal Learning
    Picks up on the need to change personal, interpersonal and managerial behaviors quickly
  • Priority Setting
    Spends time and the time of others on what’s important
  • Problem solving
    Uses rigorous logic and methods to solve difficult problems with effective solutions
  • Time Management
    Uses time effectively and efficiently

Benefits:

  • 3- weeks of paid vacation upon hire
  • Sabbatical after 4 years
  • Family focused environment
  • Team Building activities
  • Weekly devotions
  • Birthday celebration
  • Anniversary celebration
  • 10 paid holidays
  • Medical and dental insurance
  • Wellness challenges and incentives
  • Retirement plan option

Thank you for your interest in the Early Learning Program Manager position with Hope House of Colorado! 

To apply: Please take the PAIRIN Survey by clicking the following link and upload your resume.  http://app.pairin.com/apply/BFC74B07Ci  The survey should take you less than 15 minutes.  Please also submit your resume and cover letter to HR@hopehouseofcolorado.org.

Admissions & Activities Coordinator

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.

Title:  Admissions & Activities Coordinator

Reports to: Personal Team Lead

Hours: 40 hours a week, may require some nights and/or weekend hours

Basic Summary: The Activities Coordinator (AC) is responsible for onboarding of new teen moms and coordination of teen mom holiday events and activities. The AC is responsible for the program calendar and coordinating the scheduling of all program classes and activities, as well as the schedule for teen mom use of common space in the facility. The AC is responsible for coordinating transportation. The AC acts as a liaison between Development team and Program team to coordinate teen mom speaking/engagement requests. The AC actively builds relationships with teen moms using all appropriate communication channels.

Teen Mom Onboarding Responsibilities

  • Responsible for creating a warm, welcoming and engaging environment for teen moms first interaction with Hope House
  • First responder to crisis calls from teen moms and service providers, and responsible for checking the crisis line and returning calls within 24 hours
  • Review all teen mom applications to ensure eligibility requirements are met
  • Call all eligible applicants within 24 hours to schedule a time for the teen mom to come in for orientation
  • Lead all orientations with new teen moms
  • Complete all administrative onboarding for new moms after orientation including creating the teen mom’s profile in the program database and other data entry, taking their first picture and introducing new teen moms to the staff by email

Activities Responsibilities: 

  • Responsible for planning/coordinating teen mom events/activities including, Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day, Halloween and Christmas parties/events
  • Coordinate the backpack drive with the help of Development staff
  • Assist the Program Director with planning the annual Community Program Graduation
  • Plan and coordinate Boutique Night for the teen moms attending the gala
  • Responsible for coordination of teen moms for the annual Hope House Gala
  • Responsible for planning and coordination of the annual Christmas Store
  • Coordination of other FUN activities for teen moms including community meals, monthly moms’ nights, and weekly workout activities
  • Work with Volunteer Coordinator to manage the Hospitality Team (this team provides meals, hospital visits, birthday party assistance, etc for teen moms)

Scheduling Responsibilities: 

  • Manage program scheduling, including the daily, weekly and monthly class/activities calendar for teen moms and communication of the calendar/schedule on Slack
  • Manage the laundry room, dining room, exercise room and community room scheduling and supervise/interact with teen moms in these spaces as much as time allows

Transportation Coordination Responsibilities: 

  • Coordinate transportation of teen moms using volunteers and Hope House vans as needed
  • Coordinate transportation of teen moms using the Uber for Business online platform

Development Specific Responsibilities: 

  • Act as a liaison between Program Team and Development Team to assist with coordination of teen moms for Development purposes. This includes attending some Dteam meetings and coordinating teen moms for speaking and engagement opportunities
  • Coordinate written appreciation from teen moms to champions for donated items, outings, volunteer services, etc. and for recording them in the donor database (Raiser’s Edge)
  • Acts as a liaison between teen moms and donors who provide tickets, services, or other (non-economic) opportunities for teen moms
  • Coordinate teen mom photo shoots with volunteer photographers or Marketing Associate on an as need basis
  • Work with Volunteer Coordinator to coordinate teen mom and Program staff participation in quarterly Open House Tours

Desired Skills and Attributes:

1.       Experience working with at-risk adolescent girls and/or high-risk youth required

2.      Excellent verbal and written communication skills required

3.      Proven leadership skills and the ability to work well with others

4.      Scheduling/coordination skills and experience required

5.     Experience in event planning is preferred

6.      Working knowledge of generational poverty is preferred

7.       Comfortable working with Microsoft Office Suite and Microsoft 365

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.      Must pass a criminal background check, driving record check, and drug screen

Competencies:

Problem Solving – resolves difficult or complicated challenges

Decision Making/Judgement – make timely, informed decisions, taking into account facts, constraints, risks

Adaptability/Flexibility- adapts to changing work-flows, structures, schedules, etc

Attention to Detail – diligently attends to details, performs tasks, arranges and rearranges

Stress Tolerance – maintains composure and kind demeanor in highly stressful situations; adapts to fast-paced environment

Relationship Building – grows relationships characterized by a high level of acceptance, cooperation, respect & trust

HOPE HOUSE OF COLORADO GUIDING PRINCIPLES

  • Christ Centered – Called to the mission! Passionate about transformation for teen moms and champions; committed to growth of our own personal faith.
  • Integrity – Do the right thing (even when it hurts)! Trustworthy; ethical and authentic; excellent stewards of donations; we expect 100% compliance with all applicable regulations.
  • Infectious Enthusiasm – Passionate about the cause, mission, and ministry! Engage others and strive for positivity through high energy.
  • Relationship Focused – True change happens for teen moms through healthy, long-term relationships with staff and volunteers. Engage champions so they experience the impact they make!
  • Future Thinking – Experts in our field who are constantly striving for the next level! Cause-focused and committed to sharing our knowledge and tools for the benefit of teen moms everywhere.
  • Team Player – Committed to working as a unified team, valuing each member’s contributions! Have one another’s backs and find compromises and solutions in a respectful manner. Go above and beyond for each other.
  • Have Fun! – Find joy in the work! There is room for fun, celebrations and a little bit of silliness every day!
  • Extreme Ownership – Take ownership! Empower decision-making at every level; anticipate success; and take responsibility!
  • Teachable Spirit – Eager to learn and grow! Open to new ideas and constructive criticism; demonstrate humility and learn from our mistakes and failures.
  • Excellent Environment – Create a warm, welcoming, safe and secure environment that shows every teen mom she has a place to belong!

Competitive compensation and benefits based on experience and industry benchmarking

Thank you for your interest in the Live-In Residential Advisor position with Hope House of Colorado!

To apply: Please take the PAIRIN Survey by clicking the following link and upload your resume.

http://app.pairin.com/apply/D77203F5VuThe survey should take you less than 15 minutes. 

Please also submit your resume and cover letter to HR@hopehouseofcolorado.org.

Residential Advisor

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.

Title:  Residential Advisor

Reports to:  Residential Program Manager

Basic Summary: Residential Advisors 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.  Must meet insurance requirements for an acceptable MVR which reflects no more than 2 violations and/or accidents; no more than 3 vehicle related suspensions/reinstatements within the past 3 years; no DUI, reckless or felony driving convictions within 5 years.
  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.

HOPE HOUSE OF COLORADO GUIDING PRINCIPLES

  • Christ Centered – Called to the mission! Passionate about transformation for teen moms and champions; committed to growth of our own personal faith.
  • Integrity – Do the right thing (even when it hurts)! Trustworthy; ethical and authentic; excellent stewards of donations; we expect 100% compliance with all applicable regulations.
  • Infectious Enthusiasm – Passionate about the cause, mission, and ministry! Engage others and strive for positivity through high energy.
  • Relationship Focused – True change happens for teen moms through healthy, long-term relationships with staff and volunteers. Engage champions so they experience the impact they make!
  • Future Thinking – Experts in our field who are constantly striving for the next level! Cause-focused and committed to sharing our knowledge and tools for the benefit of teen moms everywhere.
  • Team Player – Committed to working as a unified team, valuing each member’s contributions! Have one another’s backs and find compromises and solutions in a respectful manner. Go above and beyond for each other.
  • Have Fun! – Find joy in the work! There is room for fun, celebrations and a little bit of silliness every day!
  • Extreme Ownership – Take ownership! Empower decision-making at every level; anticipate success; and take responsibility!
  • Teachable Spirit – Eager to learn and grow! Open to new ideas and constructive criticism; demonstrate humility and learn from our mistakes and failures.
  • Excellent Environment – Create a warm, welcoming, safe and secure environment that shows every teen mom she has a place to belong!

 

Competitive compensation and benefits based on experience and industry benchmarking

Thank you for your interest in the Live-In Residential Advisor position with Hope House of Colorado!

To apply: Please take the PAIRIN Survey by clicking the following link and upload your resume.

http://app.pairin.com/apply/B625895FBb  The survey should take you less than 15 minutes. 

Please also submit your resume and cover letter to HR@hopehouseofcolorado.org.

Live-In Residential Advisor

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.

Title:  Live-In Residential Advisor

Reports to:  Residential Program Manager

Basic Summary: Residential Advisor maintains the structure of the Hope House Program, enforce adherence to rules and policies as well provide encouragement, relationship and fellowship to Hope House residents. Live-in Residential Advisor will be provided with private quarters and community kitchen to use during their tenure at Hope House, as well as a monthly stipend.

Responsibilities

  • Supervise the Residential Program during overnight hours. Live-in RA may sleep while residents are sleeping but must be available to be assist residents if they need assistance during the middle of the night.
  • Oversee and adhere to house schedule.
  • Oversee residents returning from job training, approved activities and/or appointments.
  • Transport residents and their children to and from appointments as needed.
  • Eat dinner with the residents and their children during scheduled evenings and oversee dinner preparation and clean up.
  • Supervise all on-site teen moms, visitors or volunteers.
  • Help with childcare/children’s program as needed.
  • Daily document residents’ behavior, attitude, and performance in Daily Activity Evaluation notebook.
  • Adhere to Residential Program Handbook.
  • Report residents’ appointments and schedules to Residential Family Advocate.
  • Hold the residents accountable to the Hope House rules, policies, and expectations set forth in the Program and Staff Handbook.
  • Follow all Hope House security procedures.
  • Build trusting relationships with residents, be a good listener, spend time with residents during shifts.
  • Supports residents in achieving their Individual Growth Plan, completing tasks with residents as assigned by the RFA.
  • Keep common areas of the house clean and organized and maintains atmosphere that is ready for tours at all times. Advise Residential Program Manager of any deficiencies in the cleanliness and safety of house/grounds.
  • Respond to emergencies as needed.

Requirements

  • Applicant must be female and over the age of 21.
  • Applicant must have a valid driver’s license and current automobile insurance.
  • A background/criminal check must be completed before employment is granted.
  • Experience working with at-risk adolescent girls and teen mom’s a plus.
  • Must have good leadership skills and the ability to work well with others.
  • Must sign 1-year contract for position and remain on-site during the hours of:
    • Overnights (8:30pm – 8:30am)
    • 2 evening shifts a week (4:30pm-9:00pm)
    • Staff Meetings on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of each month (Subject to change)
    • All-Staff Meetings which occur 5x a year on the 4th Thursday of the month, 9:00-11:00am
    • Exceptions will be made for approved vacation time or as needed with prior approval and shift coverage.

HOPE HOUSE OF COLORADO GUIDING PRINCIPLES

  • Christ Centered – Called to the mission! Passionate about transformation for teen moms and champions; committed to growth of our own personal faith.
  • Integrity – Do the right thing (even when it hurts)! Trustworthy; ethical and authentic; excellent stewards of donations; we expect 100% compliance with all applicable regulations.
  • Infectious Enthusiasm – Passionate about the cause, mission, and ministry! Engage others and strive for positivity through high energy.
  • Relationship Focused – True change happens for teen moms through healthy, long-term relationships with staff and volunteers. Engage champions so they experience the impact they make!
  • Future Thinking – Experts in our field who are constantly striving for the next level! Cause-focused and committed to sharing our knowledge and tools for the benefit of teen moms everywhere.
  • Team Player – Committed to working as a unified team, valuing each member’s contributions! Have one another’s backs and find compromises and solutions in a respectful manner. Go above and beyond for each other.
  • Have Fun! – Find joy in the work! There is room for fun, celebrations and a little bit of silliness every day!
  • Extreme Ownership – Take ownership! Empower decision-making at every level; anticipate success; and take responsibility!
  • Teachable Spirit – Eager to learn and grow! Open to new ideas and constructive criticism; demonstrate humility and learn from our mistakes and failures.
  • Excellent Environment – Create a warm, welcoming, safe and secure environment that shows every teen mom she has a place to belong!

Competitive compensation and benefits based on experience and industry benchmarking

Thank you for your interest in the Live-In Residential Advisor position with Hope House of Colorado!

To apply: Please take the PAIRIN Survey by clicking the following link and upload your resume.

http://app.pairin.com/apply/CD113885Ek  The survey should take you less than 15 minutes. 

Please also submit your resume and cover letter to HR@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

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,
Program Director

“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 Druffel,
Residential Program Manager

Our Guiding Principles:
  • Christ Centered – Called to the mission! Passionate about transformation for teen moms and champions; committed to growth of our own personal faith.
  • Integrity – Do the right thing (even when it hurts)! Trustworthy; ethical and authentic; excellent stewards of donations; we expect 100% compliance with all applicable regulations.
  • Infectious Enthusiasm – Passionate about the cause, mission, and ministry! Engage others and strive for positivity through high energy.
  • Relationship Focused – True change happens for teen moms through healthy, long-term relationships with staff and volunteers. Engage champions so they experience the impact they make!
  • Future Thinking – Experts in our field who are constantly striving for the next level! Cause-focused and committed to sharing our knowledge and tools for the benefit of teen moms everywhere.
  • Team Player – Committed to working as a unified team, valuing each member’s contributions! Have one another’s backs and find compromises and solutions in a respectful manner. Go above and beyond for each other.
  • Have Fun! – Find joy in the work! There is room for fun, celebrations and a little bit of silliness every day!
  • Extreme Ownership – Take ownership! Empower decision-making at every level; anticipate success; and take responsibility!
  • Teachable Spirit – Eager to learn and grow! Open to new ideas and constructive criticism; demonstrate humility and learn from our mistakes and failures.
  • Excellent Environment – Create a warm, welcoming, safe and secure environment that shows every teen mom she has a place to belong!