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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

Moving Ahead After School Program Assistants

Reports To:  Program Coordinator, CHA’s Moving Ahead Program

Starting Hourly Wage: $9.00 – 10.00

Application Deadline:Wednesday, August 8th

Start Date:  As Soon as Possible

SUMMARY OF 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 afterschool 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. Must have or obtain class E license.

CHA APPLICATION for Employment & Authorization


  • Provide tutoring and mentoring to students in grades K – 8
  • Supervise volunteer tutors
  • Prepare and implement individualized learning plans
  • Help maintain a safe, clean, and motivating environment for learning
  • Support team members in the delivery of innovative curriculum
  • Assist with program outings/field trips (may involve prolonged walking)
  • Other duties as directed by Program Coordinator.