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Volunteer Opportunities

Bethel-Purim Ministries
1640 Radio Hill Rd., Boonville, MO 65233
660-882-5202




Boonslick Senior Center
415 Main St., Boonville, MO 65233
660-882-2344

Volunteer Opportunities: Calling Bingo for weekly games, assisting with meal preparation,
cleaning center, and various other tasks as needed.




Central Missouri Community Action - Cooper County Family Resource Office
385 Ashley Rd, Boonville, MO 65233
660-882-5601  Fax: 660-324-2902
Hours: Monday –Friday 8:00 am to noon and 1:00- 5:00 pm

Services: Community outreach, referral and follow-up; emergency utility assistance applications for low-income families; weatherization services (utility assistance and weatherization both subject to availability of funds and program guidelines); Family Support Coaching, Head Start, ShowmeHealthy Relationships, Skill Up Program, Applications for USDA Low Income Homeowner Program and Housing Choice Voucher Program. Volunteer Opportunities. 
Eligibility: Based on income and varies by program, call for information
Fees: None for income eligible recipients.


Missouri Department of Conservation
Regional Office for Cooper County
3500 E. Gans Rd., Columbia MO 65201
573-801-7900 

centralreg@mdc.mo.gov

Do you have a passion for the outdoors? MDC offers flexible volunteer opportunities for individuals  who want to educate others about Missouri’s fish, forest, and wildlife resources. If you enjoy teaching others about the natural world, then you should volunteer at conservation nature centers and interpretive sitesVolunteers at shooting ranges and outdoor education centers provide a safe and educational experience for hunters to improve their skills.  Fishing education volunteer instructors help beginning anglers gain the skills and confidence to go fishing on their own. Your favorite conservation area may have volunteer opportunities. Projects include tree planting, habitat restoration, species monitoring, wildflower seed collection, and trail building. Contact your local regional office for more information.


Services for Independent Living
1401 Hathman Place, Columbia, MO 65201
573-874-1646 Fax: 573-874-3564
Hours: 8:00-5:00 (M-F)

info@silcolumbia.org
silcolumbia.org

Services for Independent Living (SIL) is a non-profit Center for Independent Living that promotes independence for persons with disabilities, seniors, and veterans by following the Independent Living Philosophy. We provide five core services: Advocacy, Independent Living Skills, Information & Referral, Peer Support, and Transition. 
Our services include:  Assistive devices/technology information, demonstration, and technical assistance, a hands-on demonstration center, equipment loans, and ramp installation. Our reutilization program accepts donations of gently used fully functional durable medical equipment.
Youth programs and services for ages 13-32 aids transition into adulthood and is provided in individualized and group settings. Year-round support groups, activities, and classes on pre-employment and work readiness, financial literacy, cooking, healthy relationships, social skills. 
Personal Care Services include Consumer-Directed Service: the consumer chooses, hires, and directs their attendant, In-Home Service: the attendant is employed by SIL but the consumer directs their activities. Applications for aides and attendants are continuously accepted.
Aging in Place assists individuals age 55+ to remain active in the community, reduce isolation, and maximize their independence.
Transportation Services provides door-to-door service.
Volunteer services is always accepting individuals to assist in our mission.
Fee: Most services are free (there may be low cost fees for transportation service).
Eligibility: People with disabilities, seniors, and veterans.
Geographic Area Served: Audrain, Boone, Callaway, Cooper, Howard, Montgomery, Randolph.



Unlimited Opportunities
1620 West Ashley Rd., PO Box 239, Boonville, MO 65233
660-882-5576  or  877-582-5576   Fax: 660- 882-7483
jennifer.waibel@uoi.org

Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00-5:00
Services: Sheltered workshop, vocational training and development, school to work program,
and supported employment.
Eligibility: Disabled members of Cooper and Howard counties. Services provided as funding is
available.
Fee: None
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