Wilkes Blvd UMC

Partner Type


Description and Mission

We are a diverse worshipping community in North Central Columbia with a focus on ministering with the poor. We host a daily soup kitchen, a Sunday breakfast, and a day-time drop-in center where our homeless neighbors can shower, wash laundry, get mail, and receive other supportive services.


Non-profit finances present unique challenges and religious institutions make it even more interesting. If you are looking to apply your skills in a field that promotes social change, this is the opportunity for you. Responsibilities include: Enter back financial data into QuickBooks Scan paper records into electronic format, checking for accuracy Assist in problem solving, researching restricted contributions and un-coded expenses Assist Finance Committee with updating financial policy and procedures Assist with grant management (developing budgets and reporting) and financial development activities Create system for tracking in-kind contributions Present financial data in a manner clear to a lay person Qualifications: Love for all people and ability to treat every person with deep respect. Good verbal and written communication skills. Personal initiative and attention to detail. Experience with QuickBooks or similar software preferred. Ability to read and follow directions. Willingness to accept direction and assistance from others. Ability to climb stairs.

Special emphasis and skills:

Data Entry, Computer Skills , Grant Administration, Bookkeeping, Budgeting, Data Compilation, Cultural Awareness, Financial Development, Financial Literacy

Contact Information:

702 Wilkes Blvd

Columbia, MO 65201
Phone: 573-673-6928
Phone 2:573-449-4363



How to Serve

I want to earn credit for service (through service-learning)

In order to earn credit while serving on this project, please contact the MU Office of Service Learning online by submitting this form or calling us at 573.882.0227.

I want to volunteer

If you want to volunteer with this agency, please contact them directly through the contact information listed above.