Under federal law, veterans may receive preferential assistance for job placement services, as well as other programs. Veterans Employment Representatives
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.
IowaWORKS staff in Region
5 work to ensure veterans are given primary consideration.
If you are recently separated or a veteran
with employment barriers and live in Region 8, call (712) 792-2685.
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
For more information visit the following Web
Dedicated to the pursuit of successful matching qualified United States veterans with employers.
Your first click to the US Government.
Department of Veterans Affairs
Official Web site of the Department of Veterans Affairs.
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