Students from Job Point YouthBuild Represent Local Opportunity Youth at National Leadership Conference - June 19, 2019

Two Job Point YouthBuild students were selected to join more than 80 other young leaders in Washington, D.C., to further develop their leadership skills and network with current and former students from YouthBuild programs across the country. Monesha Johnson participated in the 31st Annual YouthBuild USA AmeriCorps Conference of Young Leaders during the week of …

Job Point’s YouthBuild Program Receives $65,000 AmeriCorps Funding from National YouthBuild USA Grant - June 4, 2019

In recognition of its continued service to opportunity youth, Job Point’s YouthBuild program has been awarded $65,000 in AmeriCorps funding from a national YouthBuild USA grant. YouthBuild USA is the nonprofit support center for YouthBuild programs across the country.     In operation since 2003, Job Point’s YouthBuild program assists at-risk young adults to advance …

Comedy Night 2019 - May 15, 2019

Job Point’s 31st annual Comedy Night fundraiser was held at Stoney Creek Hotel on April 17th with nearly $40,000 raised.  Local comedians set the stage: Mark Farnen of Strategists Communications, LLC; Jon McQuilkin, Eng & Woods Law Firm; Erica Pefferman, The Business Times Company; Thomas Rost, Arris’ Pizza; and Richard “Dickie” Walls, The Heidelberg.  Matt …

YouthBuild Graduate from Job Point’s YouthBuild program Nominated to Attend Alumni Leadership Gathering in D.C. - May 8, 2019

Brianna Logan was one of 50 YouthBuild graduates from across the country who traveled to Washington, D.C. last week for a two-day alumni gathering focused on leadership, financial literacy and personal branding, culminating with visits to legislators on Capitol Hill.   Logan was nominated by the YouthBuild program director of Job Point’s YouthBuild program. Graduates …

2018 Awards - March 7, 2019

Job Point proudly announced its 2018 Award Recipients during its Annual Banquet at the Reynolds Alumni Center at the University of Missouri on February 27th.  From over 400 persons served, two individuals were honored for outstanding employment and personal triumph with an Award of Excellence.  James White is a housekeeper at Super 8 in Boonville …

Job Point Notified of Federal YouthBuild Grant - February 14, 2019

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced the award of approximately $85 million to 81 organizations nationwide for YouthBuild programs.  Job Point will receive $1.1 million from the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) over a three year period to enhance its YouthBuild activities in Boone County.  Job Point’s YouthBuild grant will assist 67 at-risk young …

JOB POINT ANNOUNCES NEW BOARD DIRECTORS AND OFFICERS FOR FISCAL YEAR 2019 - October 29, 2018

– Job Point proudly announces its 2018-2019 Board of Directors slate of officers.  Serving as Chair is Erica Pefferman, The Business Times Company; Vice Chair, Gary Lee, Veterans United Home Loans; Treasurer, Rockne Corbin, Shelter Insurance Companies; Secretary, Brian Burks, Emery Sapp & Sons LLC; Member At-Large, Ben Falby, Moberly Area Community College; Past Chair, …

Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler to Visit Columbia’s Job Point YouthBuild Program - July 24, 2018

On Monday, July 30, 2018, Representative Vicky Hartzler will visit Job Point to tour and learn more about its YouthBuild and other programs.  Congresswoman Hartzler is scheduled to arrive at 10:15am at 400 Wilkes Boulevard in Columbia, Missouri.  She will meet with program officials, receive a tour led by YouthBuild participants, then stopover at Job …

Job Point Announces 2017 Awards - February 23, 2018

Job Point proudly announced its 2017 Award Recipients during its Annual Awards Banquet at the Reynolds Alumni Center at the University of Missouri on February 15th.  From over 400 persons served, two individuals were honored for outstanding employment and personal triumph with an Award of Excellence.  Timothy Archer is an HVAC Technician at Master Tech, …

JOB POINT and MOBERLY AREA COMMUNITY COLLEGE Partner to Provide Adult Education - January 26, 2018

Job Point proudly announces a new partnership with Moberly Area Community College (MACC) allowing the opportunity for area adults to attend classes at Job Point with the goal of passing the High School Equivalency Test (HiSET).  Prospective students must complete a three-day orientation by MACC.  The next orientation will be held February 5, 6 and …

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