The Power of Service

During the month of April,
3 more veterans obtained employment.
We can help you help yourself.

 

What you need, when you need it

We guide and assist military veterans to overcome barriers, gain life skills and adjust to changing dynamics. Through coaching, housing referrals and connections with a broad variety of community support, stability and success is within reach.

Eligibility:

  • Served at least one (1) day of active military service not including training and been discharged under any status other than "dishonorable"
  • Be homeless (unstable housing) or at risk of becoming homeless or have been homeless in the 60 days prior to enrollment

 

Opportunities:

  • Assistance in obtaining meaningful and sustainable employment
  • Case management with experienced and knowledgeable Veteran Specialists
  • Employment, resume and career exploration assistance
  • Employment adjustment assistance
  • Help in accessing benefits and services to address barriers to work
  • Identification and other assistance to help with successful employment applications
  • Provision of interview attire and/or work clothes, transportation, and equipment needed for employment
  • Job placement assistance through employer relationships
  • Personal & professional services based on individual needs and abilities
  • Skills training and job readiness assistance
  • Veteran and community resources and referral including financial, food, and housing
  • Vocation/technical education, licensing, trade certification assistance
  • Money management guidance and financial resources

Success Stories

Each month we tell the story of a veteran who benefited from our assistance. The resilience and passion displayed by the people we serve continues to inspire us. 

Events & Classes

Numerous job fairs and recruiting events are happening around the Quad Cities. Reach out if you need help finding the latest events!

Monday, May 2, 9 am-12:30 pm
Quad Cities Service Providers Recruiting Event
IowaWorks Office
1801-A E Kimberly Rd, Davenport

Tuesday, May 3, 9 - 10 am
Registered Apprenticeship Informational (virtual)
IowaWorks Office
1801-A E Kimberly Rd, Davenport

Wednesday, May 4, 9 am-12 pm
HNI Recruiting Event
IowaWorks Office
1801-A E Kimberly Rd, Davenport

Thursday, May 5, 10 am-1 pm
Kraft Heinz Recruiting Event
IowaWorks Office
1801-A E Kimberly Rd, Davenport

Thursday, May 5, 1-3 pm
Veterans Gathering Event
Movies, games, coffee, snacks
805 W 35th St, Davenport

Monday, May 9, 9 am-12:30 pm
RJK Recruiting Event
IowaWorks Office
1801-A E Kimberly Rd, Davenport

Tuesday, May 10, 9 am-12:30 pm
Unity Point Health Trinity Recruiting Event
IowaWorks Office
1801-A E Kimberly Rd, Davenport

Thursday, May 12, 1-3 pm
Veterans Gathering Event
Movies, games, coffee, snacks
805 W 35th St, Davenport

Monday, May 16, 9 am-1 pm
Per Mar Security Services Recruiting Event
IowaWorks Office
1801-A E Kimberly Rd, Davenport

Thursday, May 19, 1-3 pm
Veterans Gathering Event
Movies, games, coffee, snacks
805 W 35th St, Davenport

Friday, May 20, 1-4 pm
Team Staffing Recruiting Event
IowaWorks Office
1801-A E Kimberly Rd, Davenport

Tuesday, May 24, 10 am-2 pm
FedEx Recruiting Event
IowaWorks Office
1801-A E Kimberly Rd, Davenport

Thursday, May 26, 1-3 pm
Veterans Gathering Event
Movies, games, coffee, snacks
805 W 35th St, Davenport

Computers are available at the Quad Cities Service Center for job search and job assistance purposes Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Veterans in the Cedar Rapids area can access computers at that Service Center, 1441 Blairs Ferry Rd NE, between 8 a.m. and noon, Monday through Friday. Walk-ins welcome; scheduled appointments preferred.

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Text EZGWVETS to 815-247-1855
to receive employment opportunities!

Reach out if you or a veteran you know needs assistance.

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Goodwill of the Heartland receives funding in part through the U.S. Department of Labor and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.