Job Searching

The West Des Moines Library has numerous resources to assist you in job searching, career changes, skill improvement and more. 

Job Searching Databases

Job Searching Web Resources

One simple job search shows many open positions within a particular area. You can also create a profile or track salaries of specific careers.

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Job Assistance Community Resources

The Eddie Davis Community Center's purpose and goals are to provide education, recreational, human, family services, job training, elderly services and referral services to citizens in the community.  In addition, services are available to individuals and families throughout the western suburbs, the metropolitan area, Polk County and surrounding counties, Warren, Dallas and Madison.

Phone: (515) 277-1103

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In partnership with the Community Foundation of Greater Des Moines, The Directors Council, and DMACC, the Evelyn K. Davis Center provides workforce and financial training, employment opportunities, and grocery and retail services. 

Phone: (515) 697-7700

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Iowa VR is an employment program for individuals who experience a disability. We focus on service delivery that assists individuals to prepare for, obtain, retain, and advance in employment. For those who have been determined eligible, it is an individualized program that delivers employment services based on your unique individualized employment plan. 

Phone: 1-800-532-1486

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Organization that provides services for over 900 persons with intellectual disabilities and their families.

Phone: (515) 262-8888

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Raccoon Forks Microbusinesses, owned and operated by Optimae LifeServices, create jobs in central Iowa for individuals with disabilities, mental illnesses and other barriers to employment.

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