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Work with us

At the VA Central Iowa Healthcare System, you can make a difference in the lives of Veterans and their families while you advance your career or volunteer your time. Explore our job openings, training programs, and volunteer opportunities.

Jobs and careers

We offer jobs and career opportunities in many fields, including clinical, administrative, and support professions.

You can visit USAJOBS to see all of the current openings at the Des Moines VA Medical Center and elsewhere in the VA Central Iowa Healthcare System, and visit our jobs and careers page to learn more about the application process. 

Internships, residencies, and fellowships

Each year, we help university and post-graduate students complete their training and pursue their careers. Find the opportunities that are right for you.

Visit our internships and fellowships page

Volunteer or donate

We depend on the goodwill and generosity of our donors and volunteers. By volunteering your time or making a donation, you can give something back to Veterans who have given so much to our country. As a volunteer, you'll provide many important services throughout our health care system and help make Veterans’ visits to our facilities more rewarding. 

Visit our volunteer or donate page to learn more and get involved.

Doing business with VA Central Iowa Healthcare System

If you're a vendor or contractor interested in working with VA Central Iowa health care, please call Human Resources at 515-699-5999.  We suggest you get a sense of our needs and who we serve. Learn more about Veterans Integrated Service Network 23 (VISN 23).

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Complaint Processing

The Office of Resolution Management, Diversity, and Inclusion (ORMDI) promotes a healthy working
environment through prevention, resolution, and processing of workplace disputes, including complaints
of discrimination within the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).