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National Pro Bono Resources

  • State Side Legal: Legal help for military members, veterans and their families.

  • Center for Veterans Advancement: Public Counsel's Center for Veterans Advancement (CVA), a national leader in veterans' advocacy, is driven by its core mission to uphold our nation's promise to veterans and their families. CVA provides legal representation to veterans and their families at both the local and national levels.

  • The Veterans Consortium Pro Bono Program: The Veterans Consortium Pro Bono Program provides pro bono attorneys to financially qualified veterans with meritorious claims when their benefits appeals reach the US Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims. In addition, we provide training for the volunteer attorneys as well as support them with mentors and materials once they accept a case.

    Camille Soleil, Esq.
    Executive Director
    The Veterans Consortium Pro Bono Program
    701 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Suite 131.
    Washington, DC 20004

    Telephone: 202-628-8164
    Toll Free: 888-838-7727
    Fax: 202-628-8169
    CamilleS@vetsprobono.org

Iowa Pro Bono Resources

  • Iowa Legal Aid Volunteer Lawyers Project
    1111 9th St 230
    Des Moines, IA 50314-2527
    515-243-2980 ext.1620

    Needs: Civil Rights, Consumer, Disability, Education, Elder Law, Employment, Family and Juvenile, Health, HIV/AIDS, Homeless, Housing, Immigration and Naturalization, Life Planning, Prisoners, Public Benefits, Veterans

  • Scott County Pro Bono Program
    736 Federal St Ste 1411
    Davenport, IA 52803-5750
    563-322-6216

    Needs: Civil Rights, Consumer, Disability, Education, Elder Law, Employment, Family and Juvenile, Health, Homeless, Housing, Life Planning, Prisoners, Public Benefits, Veterans

  • John Marshall Law School
    Prof. Brian Claus

View Pro Bono resources for Veterans in all states [pdf].

Career Resources

  • Amvets Post 49 Career Center, Cedar Falls, IA
    319-277-6655
    CareerCenterIA49@gmail.com
    Team Leader: Terry Scheffert

  • Career Coach: Career Coach is designed to help you explore careers by providing the most current local data on wages, employment, job postings, and associated education and training that Hawkeye provides.

  • Hawkeye's Career Services Center: The Career Services Center at Hawkeye offers several services to help you be successful; from choosing the right college program for you to finding that job.

  • Hero2Hired: Connect to jobs with military friendly companies. Career exploration tools, military-to-civilian translations, education and training resources and mobile app.

  • Hire Heroes USA: The team is comprised of military veterans and business veterans to help train and network veterans into good jobs. They offer a personal approach.

  • Home Base Iowa: The comprehensive source for job services available to veterans.

  • IowaWorks Veterans Employment: Free Employment Assistance, Resume Writing, Mock Interviewing, Career Counseling. Contact Joan Koffler at 319-235-2123, x314

  • MilitaryCareersInfo.com: A free resource from GEIS, a market leader in publishing free online guides to schooling, degrees, and careers.

  • My Next Move—For Veterans: You've served your country. Now you're ready for a new challenge. What do you want to do for a living?

  • PAVE (Paving Access for Veterans Employment): Paralyzed Veterans of America.

  • Troops to Tech Careers: Inspired by the courage and dedication shown by our American troops, CompTIA created the Troops to Tech Careers program to provide opportunities and resources for veterans interested in the rapidly growing IT field.

  • USAJOBS

  • VA for VETS: If you are seeking employment in the federal government, particularly the VA, the VA for Vets high-tech tools and resources on this site can help.

  • VA | Vets.gov: If you looking for a job or an employer committed to hiring Veterans, register on the Veterans Employment Center™ (VEC)

  • Veterans Career Transition Program: The Veterans Career Transition Program, operated by the Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University is provide at no cost to Post 9/11 veterans, their spouse, and spouses of active duty military.

  • Veterans Employment Center: The website allows veterans to post a resume and learn what kinds of jobs they might be able to do based on their skills.

  • Veterans Green Jobs: To engage, transition and connect military veterans with meaningful employment opportunities that serve our communities and environment.

Debt Management Resources

  • Credit Card Insider: Your trusted credit resource, providing plain-language guidance from seasoned industry veterans. We are advocates of the responsible use of credit, building and managing your credit history, and making informed decisions when selecting a credit card.

  • Crazy Man in the Pink Wig is a financial literacy blog: A financial literacy question/answer is posted daily.

Women Veteran Resources

Important Phone Numbers and Websites

Military & Veterans Services

Veterans Services Coordinator

Robin Knight
Brock Student Center
319-296-2329 ext.1212
800-670-4769 ext.1212
Email me

Regular Hours

Monday–Friday 8:00am–4:30pm

Mailing Address

Military and Veterans Services
Hawkeye Community College
1501 East Orange Road
P.O. Box 8015
Waterloo, Iowa 50704-8015

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Hawkeye recognized in Military Advanced Education & Transition Guide to Top Colleges and Universities: 2017.

Hawkeye Community College has been named a 2017 Military Times Best for Vets College