Community Services Associate

Job Location: 112 W. 4th St., Appleton City, MO 64724

 Join our Team and be a strong contribution to the overall performance and success of
the Community Services program!


See details below.

Please include the position title and posting number (CS Associate110823) on your application.

 RESPONSIBILITIES: The Community Services Associate (CSA) is responsible for assisting and performing a variety of support duties in the day-to-day operations of the Community Services programs.  Some job duties but not limited to, will be registering and processing Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) applications, assisting with Food Pantry, taking and returning calls, data entry, assisting client(s) in locating other helpful resources and programs.   

REQUIREMENTS:   Ability to use a variety of computer equipment and software including Word, Publisher, Excel and a date base system that is specific to program operations.  Awareness and knowledge of problems of poverty in the community. Ability to develop a trust relationship with low-income community residents.  Knowledge of the purpose, goals, and resources of West Central.

Be a positive team player with excellent people skills.  Have the ability to communicate and work professionally with all clients and co-workers with a positive attitude!

High School Diploma or GED is required.  Three years social services and office experience or two years post-high school education in related field preferred. 

Wage: $13 -$16 /hr.
  This is a full time position working 36 hours per week at the Appleton City, Mo. office.  Starting date:  ASAP. Months of experience required: 24-36.  Application deadline: open until position is filled.  Grade:  3 

EXCELLENT BENEFITS:  4-day work week, vacation, sick leave, holiday pay and employer paid health insurance.  We offer life, dental, and vision insurance; 403B Retirement Fund; Flexible Spending Account and Dependent Care Spending Account.

West Central understands the challenges of work/life balance and has instituted a compressed work week to allow staff more time for family and commitments outside of the office.

Interested candidates:  Resumes are gladly accepted but a completed and signed application is required to apply for all job openings.  Please
complete an online application on West Central’s website:, 1) Work At West Central, 2) Application, then Please fill out our online application HERETo request an application be mailed or emailed, contact Human Resources 660.476.2185 x 1107 or email: KEJones@wcmcaa.orgApplications may be returned by mail to:  West Central Mo. Community Action Agency,  Attn:  Human Resources, 112 W. 4th St, Appleton City, MO  64724, or by fax to: 660.476.9246.

This position reflects the mission, vision, and values of West Central Missouri Community Action Agency, adheres to the agency and Community Action Code of Ethics and complies with all relevant policies, procedures, guidelines and all other regulatory and accreditation standards.  West Central Missouri Community Action Agency
shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability, reprisal, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law in recruitment, selection, employment, placement, promotion, training, assignment, separation or any other personnel action. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER M/F/D/V/AA