WeLIFT Job Search Center Welcomes You
Hope Is Where the LIFT is
At WeLIFT Job Search Center, we’re supporting individuals and families struggling through the current employment landscape. We seek to give our clients hope and "lift" them up out of discouragement, unemployment, or poverty. We offer 1 on 1 job coaching, resume building, interviewing practice, connections to additional resources, and have a computer lab. ALL our services are free thanks to ALL our donors. Let us know how we can assist you or your today!
Interviewing & Educational Resources
With this initiative, our goal is to promote great opportunities for those in need. With access to the right resources, people can become empowered by their own abilities and gain the confidence to fulfill their potential. Learn more about our work by getting in touch with our team today.
With our organization’s mission always in mind, we strive to find new strategies for dealing with career changes and employment obstacles. WeLIFT job coaches help prepare resumes. We brainstorm and connect you with resources to accomplish what goals you have. Contact us to learn more about our commitment to your cause.
Computer Lab with Printer
At WeLIFT Job Search Center, we are dedicated to assisting any support with job searches and paperwork. Thanks to WeLIFT's donors, our facility is equipped to facilitate progress in this area. We are always striving to make a difference. You're welcome during office hours or can schedule time to utilize outside of those hours with WeLIFT staff.
Let's Get 2 Work Program
Let’s Get 2 WORK is a collaboration between Connect to Careers, WeLIFT Job Search Center and the local school district to help students/clients as they transition from high school into adulthood and the world of work. These services are provided at NO COST to the school district or students.
THE PROGRAM PROVIDES:
•Skills to create resumes as well as obtain andmaintain employment•Paid and unpaid work experience, job shadowing, internships, and apprenticeships•Soft skills training (on-the-job (OTJ) communication best practices, interview skills, OJT conflict resolution)•Connection to HiSET and apprenticeships •Exploration of post-high school programming including college, apprenticeships, andtraining opportunities•Financial literacy education •Leadership development opportunities •Support following goal achievement •Connections to other community resourcesand collaborations•Personal & Mental Wellness training (Mindfulness training, Yoga)
WHO SHOULD ENROLL:
Participants in Let’s Get 2 WORK are aged14-24 who are experiencing life challenges which may include one or more of the following: •Financial hardships •Court involvement •School credit recovery •Unemployment or underemployment •High school drop-out•Foster care involvement •Pregnancy or parenting •Low academic skills •Counseling services •Homeschooled •Mental/physical health conditions
WeLIFT Friends Campaign 2021
2021 WeLIFT Board
President: Scott Schurman; Secretary: Kenny Herring;Treasurer: Ryan Sievers; Board Members: Greg Abbott, Laura Whipple, Sheila Hraha, Devon Leslie, Sherrie Miller, Terri Sinn, Justin Theisen, John Wolf
Roger has years of experience and skills to the forefront in helping our organization, staff, board, and clients grow and succeed.
Esther joined WeLIFT Job Search Center with the vision and drive to ensure our Non-Profit Organization operates with fiscal integrity.
Career Development Coach
Experienced, trustworthy, fun. These are just a few of the ways we describe this invaluable member of our team. Lynn is truly a joy to be around and makes it a pleasure to come to work every single day.
Children & Families of Iowa
DEVON LESLIE, LMSW, Central Iowa Local Workforce Development Area (LWDA),Title: 1 Youth Career Planner II with Connect 2 Careers of Children & Families of Iowa. 1200 University Avenue Suite 206, Des Moines, Iowa 50314 Cell: 515-210-9970 Office: 515-205-9981 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org