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The CHA is accepting applications for the newly renovated Bear Creek Apartments.
• 1, 2, 3, & 4 Bedroom Units Available
• Modern Newly Renovated Units
• Rent Based on Income *
• Low Initial Security Deposit
• Energy Efficient & New Appliances
• Washer & Dryer Hookups
• Park & Laundry Facility
• Resident Services & Family Self-Sufficiency Programs
* Qualified applicants must be low-income.

Apply now at:

The Columbia Housing Authority
201 Switzler Street, Columbia
(573) 443-2556

You Should Know

CHA provides housing assistance to over 1,900 families in Columbia and Boone County.

Families pay 30% of their adjusted household income for rent.

Our Family Self-Sufficiency Programs help families develop five-year plans for self-sufficiency.

Contact Us

201 Switzler St.
Columbia, MO 65201
(573) 443-2556 phone
(800) 735-2966 TTY Relay

MAP Assistant/Van Driver

Department/Division: Resident Services

Job Title: MAP Assistant/Van Driver

Wage Range: $9.00-$10.00/hour

Summary of Position:  This part-time position, 10 – 25 hours per week during school year. Work with children living in and around Columbia Housing Authority at the Moving Ahead Program, an academic-based after school program for children in grades K – 8. Provide homework assistance and tutoring. Monitor computer lab, active play, social skills, and enrichment. Prepare individualized learning plans. Help families support success at school. Act as mentor for children. Provide children safe transportation (driving a 16 passenger van) from school to program and home. Must have Class E License, a clean driving record, and be able to pass a background check.

Application and job description available at Columbia Housing Authority, 201 Switzler St, Columbia, or, ADA accommodations, EOE.

• Minimum high school diploma or GED.
• Experience working with 5 – 14 year olds
• Prefer experience working with at-risk students, some experience or college level courses in elementary education and/or child development.


• MO Class E driver’s license in order to drive a 16 passenger van.
• Must have a clean driving record.
• First Aid and CPR certifications.
• Must be bondable and insurable
• Must be able to obtain and maintain a checking or savings account for the purpose of direct deposit of payroll
• Must be approved by Family Care Safety Registry and be able to pass a criminal background check, physical, and drug screen.

Complete Job Description Below:
MAP Assistant/Van Driver

Please submit the following documents to apply.  Documents can be faxed to CHA at 573-443-0051, or emailed to

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Résumé
  3. CHA Employment Application & Authorization Form

Please direct inquiries to:
Amy McNulty, Human Resource Manager
For accommodations related to disability call (573) 443-2556, ext. 1120