Our career centers assist employers and job seekers. We help businesses meet their workforce needs by connecting them with qualified applicants. We offer job seekers the resources and skill development opportunities necessary to obtain employment. Our career centers provide computer and internet access, computer skills training, job search help, resume assistance and business connections.

Helms Career Centers in Burlington, Cedar Rapids, Davenport and Iowa City are located within regional career and support services facilities. We partner with a community organization for a secondary location in Davenport. All other locations are within Goodwill Stores. Services are free and open to the public at all locations.

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Locations & Hours


165 W. Burlington Ave.
(319) 208-0285

Monday, Wednesday & Friday - 12:30 to 5 p.m.


1015 13th Ave. North
(563) 484-3770

Monday-Friday - 1 to 5 p.m.

Cedar Rapids

1441 Blairs Ferry Rd. NE
(319) 739-5039

Monday - Noon to 4 p.m.
Tuesday - 8 a.m. to Noon
Thursday - 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.


320 W. Kimberly Rd. (NorthPark Mall, Space 234)
(563) 484-3740

Monday-Friday - 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

318 E. 7th St. (TMBC at the Lincoln Center)
(563) 484-3740

Monday-Friday - 4 to 6 p.m.

Iowa City

1025 Wade St.
(319) 248-4712

Monday-Friday - 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.


1226 Main St.
(319) 208-0292

Monday, Wednesday & Thursday - 2 to 4 p.m.
Tuesday - Noon to 3 p.m.


4805 22nd Ave.
(563) 484-3757

Monday - 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Tuesday - 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Thursday & Friday - 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.


2001 Cedar Plaza Dr.
(563) 484-3766

Monday-Friday - 12:30 to 5 p.m.

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