Davenport, IA – IowaWORKS will host a Veteran/Community Job and Resource Fair to assist service members and the community in securing employment. Social Service agencies will also be available to showcase the many resources offered in the area.

Davenport, IA – IowaWORKS will host a Veteran/Community Job and Resource Fair to assist service members and the community in securing employment. Social Service agencies will also be available to showcase the many resources offered in the area. 

 The event will be Thursday, Aug. 17 from 12-2 pm for Veterans - 2-4 pm for the general public at the Iowa National Guard Armory, 3615 N. Brady St., Davenport.

 “We hope to connect veterans and their friends with great employers in the area, help employ them and enable them to provide for their families to in turn create a stronger community,”
James Stout, Veteran Representative at IowaWORKS, said.

 Employers Include: Olympic Steel; Ascentra Credit Union; Iowa State Patrol; MEDIC EMS; AAA Employment; Promotional Support Services Inc.; Volt Workforce Solutions; Durham School Services; Unity Point Health – Trinity; Marco Group International; Jumer’s Casino & Hotel; Hy-Vee; Rock Island Arsenal Physical Security; Quad Cities Army Recruiting; City of Moline; KWQC-TV6; Kraft Heinz Company; ServPro; Local 25 Plumbers &  Pipefitters JATC; TanTara Transportation Corp.; Musco Lighting; Davenport Lowes; Tri-City Electric Co.; Uniparts Olsen, Inc.; HNI; HON & AllSteel; Millwright LU 2158; MetroLINK; Per Mar Security; Rhythm City Casino Resort; Cintas Corporation; WIS International; Goodwill; Guardian Industries; LeClaire Manufacturing Company; Isle of Capri Hotel Bettendorf; Temp Associates RJK; Iowa 80 Truck Stop; Target; Nestle Purina Petcare; DES Employment Group; Good Samaritan Society; Kelly Services; Von Maur; University of Iowa; Performance Foodservice Group; Iowa American Water Company; Hill & Valley; Mediacom; H&R Block; and St. Ambrose University/KALA-FM.

Prior to the event, IowaWORKS will offer resume writing and interviewing skills training at  902 W. Kimberly Rd., Suite 51 in Davenport, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday  --  Wednesday 9 am 4:30 pm.  

The event is sponsored by Home Base Iowa, ECI-Employment Council of Iowa, AllSteel/HNI/HON, Chick –Fil-A, Advantage Advertising, Iowa National Guard, and IowaWORKS.  

Home Base Iowa is a unique, non-profit private-public partnership that focuses on recruiting veterans and active duty service members for quality, well-paying private-sector jobs in Iowa.