Monthly Job Fairs

We will have various employers onsite to meet and greet, interview, and complete applications for their employment opportunities. Every​ 4th Wednesday of the month. Employers will vary from month to month.

Career Fair 9:30am - 1:30pm

​Currently there is a wide variety of positions ranging from CDL drivers, food service workers, substitute teachers, warehouse, forklift operators, customer service, housekeeping, facilities/maintenance, inbound customer service representative, and package handlers. The companies who are likely to be in attendance are as follows; be sure to check our Facebook events page for an updated list each month:

  • WesleyLife​​
  • UPS
  • Cognizant
  • Doll Distributing
  • Kelly Services
  • DMPS
  • PeopleReady

We’d love to see you join us for this event. And if there is a need for any preparation prior to utilizing the career fair, or you have any questions, please do not hesitate to reach out so we can help get you ready to become employed this summer​!



financialCap.JPG ​Financial Capability Network

Take charge of your finances. Attend budgeting workshop or meet with a financial coach through the Financial Capability Network.​​​​​
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The HiSET (High School Equivalency Test) has replaced the GED in Iowa. HiSET prep classes are held several day a week for eight weeks at the Evelyn K. Davis Center.
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​​Motherhood Classes​

An opportunity for mothers of all ages with children from infants to adults, to come together, discuss and learn.

We Meet:

Every Thursday from 4:00-6:00pm


Evelyn K. Davis Center for Working Families
801 University Ave #3


Fatherhood Classes Fatherhood Classes

Encouraging and equipping men to effectively father the next generation.

A facilitated, peer-driven, small group format that will cover discipline, communication, formative relationships, father-mother partnership, physical and emotional development and social modeling.

  • New Dads​
  • Divorced Dads
  • Dads of Teenagers
  • Dads of Young Children
  • Formerly Incarcerated Dads
  • Foster Care Dads
  • Faith-based and Non Faith-based Dads
  • Teen Dads
  • Men in Fathering Roles

Sessions held on:

Mondays: 5-7pm

Tuesdays: 10am-12pm


Evelyn K. Davis Center
801 University Ave.
Des Moines, IA 50314


Please call Keith Meeks at 515-339-1210 or


Need a tutor? Need a #TutorHero?

#TutorHeroes are among the best from Drake University, Grand View University and DMACC.

Our job is to mentor students to success! #TutorHeroes work with 7th-12th grade students on the following:



  • All common school subjects
  • ACT preparation
  • College preparation
  • Study skills
  • And much more!

We Meet:

Tuesdays 5-7pm

Wednesdays 5-7pm

Thursdays 5-7pm


Evelyn K. Davis Center
801 University Ave.
Des Moines, IA 50314 

Masters Business Bootcamp

Masters Business Bootcamp leads existing small businesses to the next level of success. Learn from marketing, accounting, and strategic professionals in this six-week course.
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Men on the move Men on the Move*

Men on the Move is a career clothing closet where men who have been selected for an interview or a new position can get fitted for and receive suits and other necessary clothing for work.

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*New Hours For Men on the Move Clothing Closet
Effective March 7th
By Appointment Only
Tuesdays: 10 am 12 pm
Wednesdays: 11 am -1 pm


Nonprofit Bootcamp

Nonprofit Bootcamp is a four-week course that provides nonprofit leaders access to expertise in accounting, marketing, grant writing, and more.
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Workforce Training Academy 

Earn a certificate for a career in a high-demand field, such as manufacturing, transportation, business administration, health care, or hospitality.
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YouthBuild is a seven-month program for young adults that combines preparation for your High School Equivalency test with on-the-job construction training.
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