Experience Works

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2976 00th Street
Urbandale, IA 50322
515-243-2430 (local)
877-314-7385

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Resource updated: August 21, 2019

Experience Works is a program that helps low-income older adults re-enter the workforce through partnerships with local agencies that provide training and employers to help create permanent employment opportunities.

Experience Works

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902 West Kimberly Road
Davenport, IA 52806

Toll-Free Phone: 877-314-7385

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Resource updated: August 21, 2019

Experience Works provides employment training and on-the-job training to low-income older adult workers.

Helms Career Center

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2001 Cedar Plaza Drive,
Muscatine, Iowa 52761
563-484-3766

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Resource updated: August 21, 2019

We offer employment assistance. We help with job searches, employment applications, resumes, cover letters, career exploration, computer classes, and access to computers all services are free of charge.

Iowa Vocational Rehab

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Iowa City Area Office
1700 S 1st Ave., Suite 25-D
Iowa City, IA 52240
319-354-4766

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Resource updated: August 21, 2019

Provides vocational services for individuals with disabilities.

The Iowa City Area Office serves Iowa, Johnson, Cedar, and Washington counties.

Iowa Vocational Rehabilitation

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Muscatine Service Unit
1007 East 2nd Street
Muscatine, IA 52761

Fax: (563) 263-5283

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Resource updated: August 21, 2019

Vocational services for individuals with disabilities.

Iowa Vocational Rehabilitation Services

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1000 North Roosevelt, Suite #7
Burlington, Iowa 52601

Fax: (319) 753-2419
Resource updated: August 21, 2019

Employment services for Des Moines, Henry, Lee and Louisa Counties.

Satellite office located at:
1500 W. Agency Road, P.O. Box 180
West Burlington, IA 52655

IowaWorks and Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act WIOA

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1000 N. Roosevelt Ave
Burlington, IA 52601
Phone: 3197531671 ext.31436

Toll-Free Phone: 1-800-6424-032

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Resource updated: August 21, 2019

To provide an efficient, effective, and convenient system for:

  • Job Search and Placement Assistance for Adults and Youth
  • Pre-Employment Workshops, Writing Resumes, Applications, Interviewing, Computer Training, NCRC Testing
  • Training Assistance
  • Adults over age 55 - Employment Assistance
  • Opportunities for those with disabilities
  • Adult Education & Literacy/HISET
  • Career Exploration/Skill Assessment
  • Paid Work Experiences/Internships/On-the-Job-Training
  • Support Services
  • Unemployment Assistance
  • Promise Jobs Location

IowaWORKS Center- Davenport (PROMISE JOBS)

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902 W Kimberly Road, Suite 51
Davenport, IA 52806

Fax: (563) 445-3240
Resource updated: August 21, 2019

The IowaWORKS Office offers several employment related services including career/skills assessments, computer classes, HiSET prep, and more. It is also the location of the PROMISE JOBS office for Clinton, Jackson, Muscatine, and Scott Counties.

IowaWORKS Center- Region 10

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Cedar Rapids Center
Lindale Mall
4444 1st Avenue NE, Suite #436
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
319-365-9474
Fax: 319-365-9270

Iowa City Center
Eastdal Plaza
1700 S 1st Avenue, Suite 11B
Iowa City, IA 52240-6036
319-351-1035
Fax: 319-351-4433

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Resource updated: August 21, 2019

Region 10 services the counties of Benton, Cedar, Iowa, Johnson, Jones, Linn, and Washington counties in Iowa. The two locations are in Cedar Rapids and Iowa City.

IowaWORKS: Youth @ Work

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152 Colorado Street
Muscatine, IA 52761

Resource updated: August 21, 2019

Youth @ Work is an employment program through IowaWORKS that works with young people. Services may include paid work experience, job training, help with transportation and child care, summer sessions, job preparation tools, and more. There is programming available for youth both in and out of the school setting with eligibility criteria as follows:

In-School Program:
-Be a citizen or otherwise authorized to work in the US, and
-Meet military Selective Services registration requirements, and
-Attending school (high school or higher), and
-Between 14 and 21 years of age, and
-Low income or living in a high poverty area, and
-One or more of the following:
Basic skills deficient
English language learner
Offender
Homeless
Pregnant or parenting
Disabled
Requires additional assistance to complete an educations program or to secure or hold employment

Out of School Program:
-Be a citizen or otherwise authorized to work in the US
-Meet military Selective Service registration requirements, and
-Not attending school, and
-Between the ages of 16 and 24 years, and
-One or more of the following:
School drop-out
Within the age or required school attendance but has not attended for the most recent school calendar quarter
Received high school diploma or equivalent but is low income and either basic skills deficient or English language learner
Subject to juvenile or adult justice system
Homeless
Pregnant or parenting
Disabled
Low income or living in high poverty area with need for additional assistance to complete education or secure employment

*All of the above information came directly from the flyer, available through IowaWORKS.

Transportation may be available with participation in the program

Muscatine Community College

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1208 Colton Street
Columbus Junction, IA 52738

Toll-Free Phone: 1-800-462-3255

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Resource updated: August 21, 2019

Muscatine Community College offers both college credit and continuing education opportunities through on-campus and online systems of delivery.

We are committed to delivering high-quality education and training that prepares a skilled workforce, provides affordable access to higher education, and builds and strengthens our communities.

Muscatine Community College

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152 Colorado St.
Muscatine, IA 52761

Toll-Free Phone: 1-800-462-3255
Hours / Days of Operation:

Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm

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Resource updated: August 21, 2019

Muscatine Community College offers both college credit and continuing education offerings through on-campus and online systems of delivery.

We are committed to delivering high-quality education and training that prepares a skilled workforce, provides affordable access to higher education, and builds and strengthens our communities.

Proteus

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Home Office
Proteus, Inc.
1221 Center Street, Suite 16
Des Moines, Iowa 50309
800-372-6031

Iowa City Office
1548 South Gilbert Street
Iowa City, Iowa 52240
800-397-9675

Patrick Taggart, Regional Director
PatrickT@proteusinc.net
319-499-9161

Briana Reha-Klenske, Health Care Manager

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Resource updated: August 21, 2019

Mission Statement: We provide communities with health, educational and economic opportunities.

Proteus serves immigrant, minority, and low-income populations to make their dream of a brighter tomorrow a reality by helping them overcome language and cultural barriers in order to better provide for their families.

Proteus, Inc. is an Iowa-based private, 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that has been serving migrant and seasonal farmworkers, immigrants, and others since 1979. Proteus has been serving the Hispanic and Latino communities in Iowa for more than 30 years through grant related funding.

Sedona Staffing

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1609 2nd Ave
Muscatine, Iowa 52761
563-263-5600

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Resource updated: August 21, 2019

Sedona Staffing is for employment placement for temp to hire, direct hire, or short term assignment opportunities. We work with clerical, light industrial, call center, cashiers, heavy industrial and skilled labor positions. Sedona Staffing is a equal opportunity employer.

TEMP Associates

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104 Cleveland St.
Muscatine, IA 52761
563-263-6589

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Resource updated: August 21, 2019

TEMP Associates is the largest staffing agency in the area. It is free to participate. TEMP Associates is also affiliated with RJK, Inc. which does long term positions with a benefits package.

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