What We Do
To accomplish this goal, we provide high-quality occupational skills training with a student centered focus that prepares them for careers in the construction industry. Besides, link occupational training to subsequent employment through a continuum of educational programs combined with integrated support services to enable eligible participants to advance over time to higher wage jobs in targeted occupational sectors. by providing quality training with a student-centered focus that prepares them for careers in the construction industry. Besides, link occupational training to subsequent employment through a continuum of educational programs combined with integrated support services to enable eligible participants to advance over time to higher wage jobs in targeted occupational sectors. We also strive to place all participants in top growth/high demand employment sectors and other participants a precise and reliable course of action for building skills to progress in their careers. Consequently, we incorporate real green ideas, when we teach experiential carpentry skills, stage design and construction, and solar installation practice and principles and prep students with soft and hard skills
BEGIN classes are designed to model a real job site and provide students with hands-on experience. With a focus on accountability, skills mastery and mathematics, students leave the program ready for entry-level work on any construction site and with the opportunity to become licensed via apprenticeship. Our students develop the skills to do the job right and learn how to meet expectations of a future employer.
OUR SKILL TRAINING
Shaping and assembling structural woodwork and other materials
SOLAR POWER INSTALLATION
Solar energy, electricity, safety, install soar panels & other components
Creating a safe and qualified workforce
PURPOSE OF TRAINING
To raise wages and increase work opportunities.
To improve their proficiency to the point where students can succeed in the training activity, workplace and support themselves, their families and local community.
BEGIN empowers students to positively impact their community through local building projects in Poughkeepsie.
Who We Are
Work Works, Inc., is governed by a board of directors who oversee and advise on the organization and the maintenance of our mission. The board is comprised of a diverse group of thought leaders from various sectors and perspectives that meet quarterly to review the organization's strategy and operations.