|Program type||Summer, Weekend, Weekday|
|Meets||7 Week Program, Monday-Friday 9am-5pm|
At risk, low income
Brooklyn Woods – Careers In Woodworking
We help jobless and working poor New Yorkers establish careers in sectors that offer good wages and opportunities for advancement.
Brooklyn Woods offers free full time training to unemployed and low-income New Yorkers in woodworking skills, providing them with a solid foundation to begin a career in woodworking, cabinetmaking and fabrication. Brooklyn Woods runs five 7-week cycles per year and trains 50-60 individuals per year. Seven-week training in entry-level woodworking skills.
Brooklyn Woods is not a general carpentry program but many of the skills learned in woodworking and cabinetmaking are transferrable to carpentry and related trades. Brooklyn Woods graduates work for a wide variety of businesses including custom cabinetmakers, production furniture makers, general contractors, store display companies and general fabrication