Des Moines Office Hours
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays
9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Wednesdays
For access to services from 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m., Monday through Friday
and 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, call (866) 239-0843.
IowaWORKS services are available
at your local Access Points. An up-to-date list of Access Points can be found at
IowaWorks Access Points.
DesMoinesHelpWanted.com Career Fair
Tuesday, June 25, 2013
11:00 am - 4:00pm
Iowa Events Center
730 3rd Street
Des Moines, IA 50309
Local businesses will be onsite looking
to meet job seekers with a variety of backgrounds. If you are looking for a
job or interested in seeing what other options are out there, this is the
place for you. View the
for more information or go to:
Monthly Job Fair
Central Iowa holds monthly Job Fairs at the:
First Floor Auditorium
502 East 9th Street
Des Moines, IA 50319
(Parking available at
the Grand & Pennsylvania garage or other capitol complex visitor lots found at
For more information on
the job fair and who is scheduled to attend,
(Employer's Council of Iowa)
The Employer’s Council of
Iowa is a group of employers who work in partnership with Iowa Workforce
Development to meet the workforce needs of employers. It provides an employer
perspective in advising IWD and other policy makers on the full range of
workforce issues and topics of concern to employers. For more information,
please click here.
National Career Readiness Certificate
The National Career
Readiness Certificate uses three foundational skill assessments to
verify to employers that an individual has essential employability
skills. To find out more information about the National Career Readiness
Certificate and participating employers, please click on:
Career Readiness Certificate Participating Employers
list of participating Region 11 employers who recommend applications
attain a National Career Readiness Certificate, please click on:
Region 11 Skilled Iowa Employers (.pdf)
Region 11 Event Calendar
The Iowa Workforce Center and its
partners are proud to introduce the:
Region 11 Event
This calendar will list workshops, job
events held by the Iowa Workforce Center, it's partners and other agencies
in Central Iowa. The events listed on this calendar are all geared
towards helping Iowans become more employable and have no cost to attend.
If you are an agency that is holding a
workshop or event that you think would like listed on the Event Calendar,
Craig Immerfall at (515) 242-5027or via e-mail at
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Region 11 serves the following
The Region 11 office is in
Our office can assist you in finding
employment, moving up to a better job, filing for unemployment insurance
or getting information on the latest wage and occupational trends in
Region 11 is located in the heart of central Iowa, with
our regional office located at:
E. Grand Avenue, Des Moines. (Click link for a map)
You can find out what's happening with
Iowa Workforce Development by visiting our new
Event Calendar. You can also see what's happening in Region
11 by checking out the What's New!
Check out our Web site for more information on services provided by
Iowa Workforce Development and our regional partners. We think you will like what you see.
Thanks for visiting!
An Unemployment Insurance Claim Online
Employment Registration Services
You may download,
print and enter the requested information on these forms prior to
visiting your nearest Iowa Workforce Development Center.
Employment Application (PDF) - If a job listing posted with
Iowa Workforce Development requires completion of a "generic"
job application, complete this Employment Application and send
it to your nearest Workforce Development Center. Be sure to
indicate both the employer name and job order number.
Service Application (PDF)
- If you are interested in registering for
Iowa Workforce Development services, including notification of
current and future job openings, please complete this Service
Application and send it to your nearest Workforce Development
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