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about the Program

My Choice Employment is a community-based, integrated employment option for youth and adults. Our goal is to find competitive jobs in the community business and industry while offering ongoing support for all those who want to work. Our Employment Specialists will work with individuals to find jobs based on interests and skills that match the specific needs of employers.

My Choice Employment, a service of Hope Haven, serves people who live in Northwest Iowa.


My Choice assists with...

  • Employment Planning: Employment Specialists help job seekers identify interests, aptitudes and abilities to assist in career planning.
  • Job Placement Services: Employment Specialists assist job seekers' in identifying businesses/industries where a job seekers interests and aptitudes can best be used. We then assist in connecting the individual with those employers.
  • Customized Employment: My Choice Employment Specialists spend time getting to know a job seekers’ skills and contributions, as well as getting to know businesses in the communities where the individual lives. Employment Specialists work with a business to identify tasks that the job seeker could do to help improve the efficiency and productivity of the business, as well as increase the diversity of the company. Employment Specialists then match an individual job seeker, with the right skills and desires, to fill that position.
  • Vocational Consultation Services: provides professional and technical vocational programming advice to job seekers who need information or training to increase skills.


referral Information

My Choice Employment believes that competitive, integrated employment should be the first service option for all individuals. This approach is both supported and encouraged by the U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP). My Choice accepts referrals from schools, case managers, vocational rehabilitation counselors, care coordinators, families, and individuals looking for employment services. All Employment Services are tailored to the individual.



employer Focus

The goal of My Choice Employment is to meet the needs of businesses, and to assist individuals to obtain employment where they will succeed and find fulfillment by contributing to both the business and their community. Click here to see how employers are finding success using community-based employment.

Employers who use My Choice Employment services may experience a reduction in turnover, decreased training costs, increased productivity, and quality customer service through innovative task matching. If you are an employer interested in learning more about My Choice Employment, please fill out the form below and indicate your desire in the comment field.


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