Under federal law, veterans may receive preferential assistance for job placement services, as well as other programs. Veterans Employment
and/or Disabled Veterans Outreach
Representatives coordinate all services provided to veterans, including counseling, testing, and identifying training and employment opportunities. They also monitor job listings from federal agencies and federal contractors to ensure that veterans get priority service in referral to these
In addition, these staff members conduct active outreach programs with employers, community and veterans’ organizations, unions, and local counseling and social service agencies to make sure veterans know about and receive the services for which they are eligible. They also work with veterans in developing job interviewing and résumé writing skills, and help veterans conduct a productive job search and access job listings through electronic databases. We
can provide information and refer veterans or their families to the
proper support agencies if further assistance is needed or
requested. All services
are at no cost to the public.
IowaWORKS staff in Region 14 work to ensure veteran’s preference is maintained.
For more information or questions, send an e-mail to
Region14.firstname.lastname@example.org or call the Creston office at (641) 782-2119.
Home Base Iowa
Home Base Iowa is here to help veterans find jobs, explore career paths,
and make a smooth transition to civilian life in Iowa. Home Base
Iowa has developed this site to provide countless resources on
employment and career opportunities in Iowa. It’s an honor to
assist veterans in any way. That’s why this site features job postings,
links to job fairs, and up-to-date information about educational
opportunities, National Guard recruiting, job training, and much more.
If you have questions, please
call us at 855-9HB-IOWA (855-942-4692) or email us at
Resources and Links for Veterans
U.S. Department of Labor
Veterans Employment and Training Service
Your best resource for veteran employment information.
A guide to government benefits and assistance.
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs works to provide benefits
and services to veterans and their families.
Department of Veterans Affairs
The DVA homepage gives access to applications for programs along
with information on special programs.
National Archives and Records
NARA, an independent Federal agency, is America's national record
keeper. Request copies of military personnel records.
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