Theresa became involved with Hope House in 2011 as a mentor and volunteer. She brings over 15 years of experience partnering with volunteers in the nonprofit sector. Before coming to Hope House, Theresa was a long-time Youth Director and Founder & Operations Director at Rocketown Youth Center in Pompano Beach Florida, and the Outreach Director at El Porvenir, partnering with rural Nicaraguan communities on sustainable development projects. Theresa is a published writer and active speaker who also contributes to, the world’s leading online youth ministry resource for youth workers.