January 2022 Programming Update

Due to staffing concerns, Youth Services in-person programming, and some Adult Services in-person programming, will be suspended for the remainder of January.  Calendar events affected by this change have been updated.

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

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In-Library Use Only.  Foundation Directory Online is a robust, searchable resource for finding foundation grants, grantmakers and non-profit funding possibilities.  Due to our license agreement, it can only be searched from inside

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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

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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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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