Brooklyn Workforce Inovations
125 8th Street, 2nd Floor Brooklyn, NY 11215
Brooklyn Woods trains unemployed or underemployed New Yorkers in woodworking, cabinetmaking and fabrication.
Format: 8 hrs/day x 7 weeks
- Job readiness
- Job Safety
- Available via: trainer, online, classes
- Eligibility restrictions: New York City resident and legally eligible to work in the US 21 years of age or older Be unemployed, have a low income, or receive public assistance Able to pass an 8th grade level reading test and a 6th grade level math test Be physically fit, able to work on your feet for hours and able to lift 70lbs Have some background working with your hands, with tools, in a trade, or as a laborer Demonstrate a commitment to utilizing the training to work in the field of woodworking or a related business for at least two years NYS Driver’s License preferable, but not required. Check out New York Drives to learn more about our pre-training and driver’s license access program