Career Connection Centers

Getting a job is all about connections!
These days, getting a job is no easy task. Luckily, Goodwill of Central Iowa’s Career Connection Centers are one-stop shops for career development and job search assistance. We provide FREE services to help you get a job, get a better job, and gain the skills needed for a rewarding career.
Get help looking for work or advancing your career through:

  • Resume assistance
  • Job search skills training
  • Computer skills training
  • Access to computers, internet, faxes, and other office equipment
  • Application assistance
  • Dress for success seminars
  • Mock interviews
  • Hiring Events and Career Fairs
  • Positivity
  • Professional Development workshops
  • LinkedIn and Advanced LinkedIn
  • Servicios gratuitos e información en español

And many others!
Check in with your local Career Connection Center for their FREE opportunities!
We offer three locations in central Iowa:
GCCC Des Moines
Stoney Point Plaza
5921 SE 14th , Ste. 2300
Des Moines, IA 50320
(515) 953-6456

Des Moines

GCCC Newton
600 N. Second Ave. W, Room 241
DMACC Newton
Newton, IA 50208
(641) 791-0424


GCCC Johnston
5355 N.W. 86th St.
Johnston, IA 50131
(515) 265-5323


Is it really free?

Yes! Our Career Connection Centers are funded with revenues generated by our retail stores. This allows us to help people in the community. Our mission is to help individuals change their lives and the lives of others while building a strong and sustainable community. Therefore, we provide completely free job search assistance!

How do I get started?

Visit or call the Career Connection Center near you, or email for more information.