Education and Career Development

The Education and Career Development Programs help men and women learn the skills they need to find and keep a job. Haven of Rest’s Learning Center allows men and women to improve their math, reading and computer skills, helping to make them more employable.

All those enrolled in Haven of Rest’s Education Program can go through a class made of these components:

  • Computer Literacy
  • History of Computers
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint
  • Obtaining a high school diploma or GED, if needed
  • Complete a typed Bible report
  • Share the Bible Verse of the Day

The Career Development program helps men and women nearing the end of their rehabilitation process learn the skills they need to find and keep a job. The Career Development Coordinator works with the residents to identify skills and assess what kind of jobs would be most suitable for them.

Success in the Career Development program is completion of classes enabling residents to secure employment, vocational training or continue their education.

Career Development Program consist of:

  • Bible study
  • Job application writing skills
  • Proposed spending plan
  • Resume building
  • Improve “soft” employment skills employers look for, such as: proper attitude, appropriate dress, problem solving and punctuality
  • Interview Skills training and mock interviews
  • Preparation for their transition to move out of the Residential Program (AfterCare)
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