Hope Haven’s Employment Services program provides job search and employment assistance to individuals with special needs desiring entrance into the workforce.

Our team of certified and experienced professionals provides onsite job coaching to help support and encourage all program participants.

Each client is taught crucial career-related skills that help them to become a viable employee in their chosen field.For more information about this enriching program, or to request an application, email

For more information about this enriching program, email hopeacademy@hope-haven.org or call (904) 244-9872 today.

Job Seeker Spotlight: Meet Darian.

Darian Hardmon graduated from the Hope Academy-Project SEARCH in June 2016. While participating in the program, Darian gained two different work experiences interning in the Dietary Department and Patient Relations Department.

“Dietary was my favorite internship because learning how to prep cook, making pizzas, and cooking with Chef Kimberly.”



Darian is currently looking for a position as a Prep Cook. He has excellent skills in cutting produce, prepping dishes, and following a prep list. He is a friendly team player who enjoys cooking.

If you have employment contacts in the restaurant industry for Darian, please contact:

Jan Ward:
904-346-5100 x269 (office)
904-716-1329 (cell)

Sisteria Simmons:
904346-5100 x289 (office)
904-536-8981 (cell)