How do I know if I’m eligible for your services?
You are eligible if you are an:
- Adult or student with disabilities
- Unemployed or underemployed
- Past Offender
- Experiencing economic or educational obstacles
- Person with physical or mental health conditions, including injuries
- Youth Ages 16 to 24
Programs and locations have distinct funding sources and eligibility criteria.
Our Columbia office
Services are available for persons on probation or parole or any Boone County adult seeking assistance with a job search. YouthBuild is a construction trades training program providing leadership development and academic skills for low-income youth ages 16-24.
For Skills Training we accept referrals from Missouri Division of Vocational Rehabilitation , Workforce Investment Act, Family Support Division recipients of Temporary Assistance and Trade Readjustment Act.
In the Moberly and Boonville areas, persons served must have a qualifying disability.
Are there any fees for your services?
There are Fees for some of the services we provide. A current schedule of Fees can be provided upon request.
Generally, fees are paid by sponsoring agencies such as:
- Department of Mental Health/Division of Developmental Disabilities
- Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
- Rehabilitation Services for the Blind
- Workforce Investment Board
- Veteran’s Administration
- or another third party
How can I see what jobs are available?
Our staff can provide you with personalized leads, as part of their ongoing work to steer you towards your new job. We do not maintain public job postings, but rather, we work with individuals to provide the best opportunities at that time.
Job Point is not a temp agency and does not provide general job postings.
If you are looking for job openings on our Staff, please see internal job openings.
How do I apply to YouthBuild?
YouthBuild is a construction trades training program providing leadership development and academic skills for low-income youth ages 16-24.
Apply to YouthBuild
What types of training do you offer?
We offer training as a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), Construction Training and/or Office Technology Training. For up to date offerings, please see all of our certificate courses.
I would like information about the Americans with Disabilities Act.
For general information on the Americans with Disabilities Act.
For Job Point's specific offerings see disability services or reach out by phone, email, or our Contact form.
When are Job Readiness Training Classes offered?
Job Works is our Job Readiness Training Class. It is a 6 day course that meets twice a month.
Contact the Wilkes Center:
400 Wilkes Boulevard
Columbia, MO 65201
I am an Ex-Offender. Can you help me find a job?
Yes. Our Job Works program in Columbia specializes in assisting individuals who have a legal history.
How long are the training programs?
Our training programs vary from 4 weeks to 28 weeks, depending on the chosen course. For our full list of offerings, see how you can train for a job.
I would like to sign up for the Ticket to Work program
Ticket to Work is a voluntary nationwide initiative for individuals with disabilities offering a risk free opportunity to try working, or to increase the number of hours worked, without jeopardizing cash benefits.
For information on our Ticket to Work program.
To sign up please call us at 573-777-1533 or Email Us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
How do I access Job Point’s services?
You can call or email us for personalized information ,or visit our Services page for a detailed list of all of our offerings.