MEET THE STAFF
Andrea was born in Brighton, Colorado but grew up in Scottsbluff, Nebraska. She moved to Greeley, Colorado in 2005. Andrea has worked in the Behavioral Health field for over seven years, and even though she does not have a degree, she brings a lot of work and life experience to the table. Andrea is very passionate and devoted to helping others, especially those society has turned their backs on. She is excited to start working with our men and fulfill the purpose God has put in front of her.
Born in Casper, Wyoming, Opal moved to Colorado at the age of four and was raised in the small town of Castle Rock, Colorado. Always being a person of compassion, Opal discovered a deep passion and calling to serve others as she overcame her own struggles with drug addiction, mental illness, and self worth. After months of hard work, dedication, and developing her relationship with the Lord, Opal found healthier pathways to living and has devoted the last nine years to helping others achieve change through her work as a Youth Leader with the Salvation Army, Peer Support Specialist with North Range Behavioral Health and United Health Group, Correctional Monitor for Community Corrections, and now as the Reentry Case Manager for Jobs of Hope. Opal is excited and honored to be working with the men of this program and grateful for the opportunity to be a part of their journey of transformation.
Men of Valor Facilitator
Cisco was raised in Greeley and for over 20 years has committed his life to a relationship with God and his family. He has put in the hard work to fight the good fight through good and tough times and has seen victory over toxic cycles. He is committed to loving his fellow brother and sharing his ongoing story of redemption so that they may know truth and hope.
House of Hope Manager
Billy was a long time volunteer for Jobs of Hope, and came on staff in 2020. Billy cares deeply about our mission, and strives to be an example to each of our clients. He struggled with substance abuse but through the help of a sober living program in the Denver area, Billy has remained sober. Billy says that becoming sober was the best thing that has ever happened to him and calls it the first day of the rest of his life. With this experience, Billy brings a wealth of understanding to his role as house manager.
Jason started as the first intern at Jobs of Hope in 2022. After logging a significant amount of experience hours, Jason came on staff as our Peer Counselor. Jason uses his extensive experience with homelessness, addiction, and incarceration to build quick rapport with our clients. He is able to identify with their struggles, as has also lived through those experiences. Jason will be graduating from Univ of Northern Colorado in Dec of 2023 with a BA in Psychology. He will then head straight to graduate school after that. Jason dilligently works with each client to keep them on track with goals, and assists them with attitude and heart transformation.