Jamie Barnes holds a B.A. in Speech/Communications with an emphasis in Secondary Education from the University of Northern Colorado. Jamie first began working at Hope House as a volunteer in 2003; she then joined staff in 2005 as a Residential Counselor before accepting the position of College & Career Coordinator in 2013. Jamie has also taught in the Aurora and Jefferson County Schools and was a long-time volunteer in the youth program at her church. She loves helping teens grow, experience success and become self-sufficient. Jamie and her husband are the proud parents of three children and live in Arvada.