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Central Missouri Community Action- Foster Grandparents Program for Callaway County
807 North Providence, Columbia MO 65203
573-443-8706 ext 1131

The Foster Grandparent Program provides an opportunity for senior men and women to interact with children through active involvement at locations such as non-profit daycare centers, Head Start, state-supported facilities, public and private schools and home settings. The "Grandparents" serve youth with exceptional and special needs.
Eligibility: Men and women, 55 years of age and over. Retired, no longer in the work force. Capable to serve assigned children on a personal and regular basis. Physically able, as determined by a required physical examination, prior to the assignment and annually thereafter. Willing to volunteer a minimum of 15 hours a week. Willing to accept supervision as needed.  Stipend provided.



Daniel Boone Regional Library
Callaway County Library: 710 Court Street, Fulton, MO 65251
573-642-7261

Print Resources: books, audiobooks, magazines, and other library materials focused on career and employment, including guides to résumés, cover letters and interviews
Digital Resources:
Brainfuse Adult Learning Center & JobNow: offer one-on-one tutoring sessions, access to practice tests for HiSET and U.S. Citizenship test, computer skills training, assistance with crafting résumés and cover letters (including templates and personalized feedback and assistance), one-on-one sessions with job coaches for help with interviewing or job searching, professional skill-building resources, live coaches to help with filing for unemployment benefits
LearningExpress Library: test preparation and practice tests for HiSET, college admissions tests, U.S. Citizenship test, computer skills
Job and Career Accelerator: résumé and cover letter builders, quizzes to match careers with interests and skills, interview preparation and tips
Lynda.com: self-paced tutorials on technology skills, business strategies and other subject areas taught by top experts    
Professional Development Collection: full text articles for high-quality education journals.






Job Corps
800-733- JOBS (5627)

Seeks income-eligible young people ages 16-24 train for a successful career and advance their education. Fee: no cost.



Job Point (serving Audrain, Boone, Callaway, Cole, Cooper, Howard, Moniteau and Randolph Counties)
400 Wilkes Blvd., Columbia, MO 65201 
573-474-8560

Hours: 8:00-4:30 Monday-Friday
Services: Career planning and readiness training; skills training in health related occupations (Certified Nursing Assistant), office technology, and construction trades (carpentry, highway/heavy, heating, ventilation and air conditioning); job placement and support; supported employment; YouthBuild program; development of affordable housing.




Jobs for Felons
https://www.jobsforfelonshub.com/jobs-for-felons-in-united-states/?search=&location=Fulton%2C+mo&radius_miles=20

http://jobsforfelonsonline.com/jobs-in-columbia-missouri/


Kingdom Projects 
2611 North Business Highway 54 Fulton, MO 65251 
573-642-7333 
kingdomprojects.org

Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00-3:00 
Services: Structured employment sheltered workshop. Eligibility: Must be diagnosed with a disability that requires career assistance. Fee: None 



MERS Goodwill Industries
1103 Southwest Blvd., Suite D, Jefferson City, MO 65109
573-355-8139
https://mersgoodwill.org/

Services: Job readiness training, job search assistance, career exploration assessment, family development advocates, financial assistance for approved career and technical training programs, on the job training, supplies for job searching and job retention, clothes closet.
Eligibility:  Families on TANF



Missouri Job Center (Career Center and Unemployment Office)
512 Market St., Fulton, MO 65251
573-642-7760   Fax: 573-462-7768
https://jobs.mo.gov/career-centers

We are here to assist employers and job seekers with our job matching services at no cost. You can file for Unemployment, explore your career options; get a resume review; have a mock interview; learn about job searching skills and more!  Employment services for Veterans.



Missouri Division of Vocational Rehabilitation 
1500 A. Southridge Drive Jefferson City, MO 65109 
573-751-2343 Fax: 573-526-4474 
https://dese.mo.gov/adult-learning-rehabilitation-services/vocational-rehabilitation

If you want to work but have a disability that keeps you from finding, keeping or advancing in a job, Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) may be able to help you. VR specializes in employment and training services that can assist you in becoming employed. A VR counselor will determine your eligibility for services. To be eligible, you need to have a physical or mental impairment that causes problems with working and need VR services to be successfully employed.


Missouri Women's Business Center
510 Market St., Fulton, MO 65251
573-818-2980
http://mowbc.org/

The Missouri Women’s Business Center is a catalyst for economic development in our community by providing resources, support, and networks for women seeking to start or grow their own businesses. Our offerings include classes, workshops, networking opportunities, individualized business counseling, and microlending. We serve eight counties: Audrain, Boone, Callaway, Cole, Cooper, Howard, Moniteau and Osage as a program of Central Missouri Community Action.



S.E.R. National
3610 Buttonwood #200, Columbia, MO 65201
573-886-8988   Fax: 573-886-8985
http://ser-national.org/

Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday - Friday Fees: None Eligibility: Age 55 and older; specific income guidelines Services: Offers training, employment, and community service opportunities for mature workers. Helps mature individuals enter the workforce, secure more challenging positions, move into new career areas, or supplement their income
S.E.R. offers employment training services through the Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) to low-income older workers in 102 counties in Missouri. S.E.R. partners with local 501 (c)(3) not-for-profit agencies in each of the counties we serve as training sites for participants. S.E.R. also actively collaborate with local and public employers to create permanent employment opportunities for older workers who want to re-enter the workforce.



Skill Up Program
SNAP recipients contact: CMCA Family Resource Center (by appt. only)
610 Collier Ln, Fulton, MO 65251
Lacey Thompson (573) 635-4480 ext.2506 Mon-Fri 8-5

TANF recipients contact: MERS Goodwill
1401 Southwest Blvd., Jefferson City, MO 65101
573-635-6621
 
Food Stamp Program / Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program  https://mydss.mo.gov/food-assistance/food-stamp-program
Offered in partnership with the MO Department of Social Services, SkillUp helps SNAP and TANF recipients obtain skills, training, education, and employer connections that lead to employment and on-the-job success.



Welcome Home Inc. (Veterans)
2120 Bus. Loop 70E, Columbia, MO 65201
(573) 443-8001  Resident's phone (573) 449-9041   Fax: (573) 449-5080
Hours: Office: 8:00a.m. – 5:00p.m. (M-F)- Hours vary depending on the director’s schedule

Services: Food, shelter, case management, Rapid Rehousing, VETS work employment services, transitional housing, crisis intervention and emergency assistance. 
Eligibility: Any homeless veteran may apply
Fee: none


Work Rite 
105 W 2nd St Fulton, Missouri 65251

Services: Temp agency. Provides job placement.

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