HealthWorks Launched to Help Job Seekers Surmount Barriers, Support Employers in Need of Skilled Workers

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United Way of Central Iowa and Central Iowa Works have joined forces to HELP INDIVIDUALS overcome barriers to employment while skilling up the next-generation of health care professionals. The health care and social assistance sector grew 12.9 percent from 2006 to 2014, exacerbating the needs of employers to hire QUALIFIED WORKERS in the face of […]

Prepare to Care on Front Line of Central Iowa Works, Senior Housing Workforce Partnership

Central Iowa Works has formed a new Workforce Partnership with Senior Housing Management, emphasizing the importance of connecting direct care professionals with a healthful dose of both educational and career-building resources. Senior Housing, dedicated to providing essential care that translates into a higher quality of life for Iowa’s seniors, notes integrity, compassion and expertise among […]

United Way, Central Iowa Works to Serve 380 Job Seekers with Help from America’s Promise

Three-hundred-and-eighty individuals pursuing a career in health care will benefit from a four-year, $2.25 million grant from the U.S. Department of Labor to the United Way of Central Iowa. The funding, part of $111 million in America’s Promise grants made to 23 regional workforce partnerships, will double the capacity of Central Iowa Works to help […]

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