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 education aspect of the Learning Center allows men and women to improve their math and reading skills as needed, and enhance their computer skills enabling them to be more employable.

All those enrolled in Haven of Rest’s Education Program can utilize classes as follows:

  • Microsoft Office training: Work on Microsoft Office, Word 2000-2016, Excel, Power Point, Access
  • High School Diploma Program
  • GED Program as needed

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: computer skills for everyone, math and reading as need.

  • 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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