Jamie Barnes holds a Bachelor of Arts 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. In 2022, Jamie took a full-time management position as the empower program manager where she helps serve teen moms through supporting staff by bringing years of experience working hands on with teen moms on the program team. 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.