"ANYONE WHO HAS STRUGGLED WITH POVERTY KNOWS HOW EXTREMELY EXPENSIVE IT IS TO BE POOR."
WORK WORKS, INC.
Our Vision Let all who wish employment partake in its quest
Our Mission The Work Works, Inc., aims to serve the economically-challenged of Dutchess County achieve economic security through student-centered training contributing to community improvement/development outcomes.
Our Values Work Works, Inc., values guide our decisions and action and are rooted in our fundamental - to support our trainees in pursuing a equitable, sustainable and lifestyle.
Location & Qualification Work Works, Inc., is an IRS-qualified nonprofit organization located in Poughkeepsie, NY.
Our Program The New Woodshop program offers individuals a chance to learn basic carpentry or woodworking skills by creating activities or projects, working with various power and handheld tools. Individuals are trained on workplace safety and learn to follow a blueprint to complete activity or project. The skills learned are a stepping point toward finding meaningful employment in the green smart construction industry.
The program includes several months of classroom and laboratory instruction. The curriculum was designed by Arthur R. Atkins, Sr. (Master's degree in Curriculum and Supervision and Professional Diploma in Educational Leadership).