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Volunteer with CMCA!

Regardless of who you are, what you want to do, or for how long, CMCA welcomes the skills and service that you have to offer the communities we serve.
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General Office Assistant & Receptionist

Works directly with Family Advocates and the Community Service Advisor to assist in light office work and greeting people at the front desk.  See Full Description
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5-20 Hours/Week

Community Services

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Head Start Classroom Assistant

Assists the classroom teacher by working with children on planned learning activities, and helping to keep the environment safe and clean.  See Full Description
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4-40 Hours/Week

Head Start

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Caring For Missouri Masquerade Ball

Caring For Missouri Capitol Masquerade Ball and Charity Auction

Three Missouri charities are joining together in a unique event to both preserve our state's history and brighten it's future. We are proud of Missouri. It's our home. And by working together with a shared mission to make it even better, we can make a difference for people across our state. We hope you will join us at this historic event. Saturday, December 12, 2015

December 12th, 2015


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Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program

Energy Assistance

Be sure to drop off or mail the signed application and any supporting documentation to: CMCA Energy Office, 800 N. Providence Rd., Suite 103, Columbia, MO 65203.
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Posted: Sep 16, 2015



Home Weatherization

To apply for the Weatherization Assistance Program, fill out the application completely and be sure to provide the required documention noted in the instructions on page 1. Contact (573) 443-8706 ext. 1958 with any questions.
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Posted: March 6, 2015


Check out more CMCA videos on our YouTube channel including virtual tours, stories from our clients, and other nationally recognized content.

 Please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. at (573) 443-8706 ext. 1916 regarding video production and editing services.

Published on Aug 7, 2015 - PhotoVoice gives youth cameras, and lets them capture their world through photography. The vision of PhotoVoice is for a world in which no one is denied the opportunity to speak out and be heard.

EHSA Award

CMCA Wins EHSA Award

The 6th Annual Health Literacy Missouri Tribute Awards Dinner on October 15, 2015 was held at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel St. Louis - Westport. The awards dinner celebrated the accomplishments of some of the country's most talented health literacy scholars and practitioners.

Last evening, Eat Healthy, Stay Active! Program was honored to receive the 2015 Healthy Literacy Missouri Trail Blazer Award.

Eat Healthy, Stay Active! - Promoting a healthier community by building habits that will last a lifetime… through the empowerment of families, community partners, health care professionals and future physicians working together!

3M Donation

3M Grant presented to Head Start for Literacy/Prenatal Parent Trainings

Nolanda Dodd, Prenatal Program Manager with Head Start is pleased to accept this $5000 check from 3M Community Relations Council. This grant will be used to enhance the literacy and prenatal training that we provide to the families we serve.

“3M is pleased to support Central Missouri Community Action’s Head Start Program. 3M Community Relations Council’s mission is “To Improve Every Life through Innovative Giving in Education, Community and the Environment.” We at 3M are committed to preparing youth for success through early childhood learning.”

3M Columbia