Live Career Assistance with JobNow




Smiling Woman Holding Up a ResumeInterview Preparation and Practice

Brush up on interview techniques or get live online interview practice from JobNow coaches. In addition to live interview coaching, patrons enjoy 24/7 access to an extensive library of interview strategies, tips, and career resources. Use your Van Meter Library Card to sign in!

Resume Builder

Featuring our Resume Lab, our Resume Builder provides the resources you need to craft a winning resume. Send your resume to one of our JobNow experts, and you will receive expert analysis within 24 hours. Get started with downloadable templates for four of the most common resume types.

Career Resources

Informative, easy-to-use, and free Internet resources for job seekers; including personality and career assessments.

In addition to live interview coaching, patrons enjoy 24/7 access to an extensive library of interview strategies, tips, and career resources.

Foundational and Career Enhanced Skills

Refresh skills and knowledge with the Adult Learning Center, where patrons can access High School Equivalency prep, US Citizenship test prep, and Microsoft Office support. 

Use your Van Meter Library Card to sign in at Brainfuse for these FREE services!


Live Help Navigating Veterans Administration Benefits, Civilian Employment, and Education Opportunities

Veteran Support Tools

Smiling Female Veteran in Combat Fatigues with Backpack and BooksReturning to civilian life can be a big change. Get help with the transition by connecting anonymously with a Veteran Navigator; all Brainfuse Navigators are Veterans.

VetNow navigators help veterans and their families understand and apply for the benefits they are eligible for from local, state, or federal programs. From housing and health care to education, mental health, and more, VetNow navigators are ready to help.

Use your Van Meter Library Card to access these free Veterans' services!

Transition to Civilian Employment

Through live online assistance, veterans can get the help they need transitioning from military to civilian careers throughout all stages of the job process. Our experts can help translate military skills for civilian job managers, restructure resumes, and practice interviewing.

Do you need to write or update your resume for a civilian career and you're not sure where to start? Visit VetNow with your library card for free access to over 500 sample templates to get you started.

Brush up on academic skills

Brainfuse assists veterans and their families prepare for college through a full suite of academic tools. Live online tutoring in a variety of college level subjects is available, along with a holistic writing support, extensive video lessons, comprehensive practice tests, and so much more.

Click Here to Access the VetNow User Guide

Local Resources

American Legion Post 403 is home of the Veterans Reception Center in Van Meter. This non-profit 501 (c) (19) Veterans’ organization is proud to serve the families of all Veterans utilizing the Iowa State Veterans Cemetery near Van Meter by providing a venue to veteran families wishing to gather after the Committal Services. Visit their website to learn more about monthly events, meetings, and local resources for Veterans and their families.