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    The City of Columbia’s Career Awareness Related Experience (CARE) program’s goal is for Columbia’s youth to be ready to enter the workforce and become productive, self-sufficient citizens. Since 1982, the CARE program has provided comprehensive services that include:

    • Job readiness training
    • Paid real-world hands-on work experience
    • Mentoring
    • Soft skill development*
    • Career exploration

    Questions? Contact Tonia Turner 
    (573) 874-6300


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