The J&S team believes in giving back to the community and investing in the next generation of woodworkers and craftsmen. We offer space and hands-on training as interns in our workshop to participants in the Tradeswork program.
Tradeworks has been investing in human capital since 1994. They work with community members experiencing multiple barriers to employment. They provide training in life and employment skills, and hands-on work experience in the of trade carpentry. After finishing their program, their graduates are ready for steady gainful employment.
Mission: Tradeworks assists individuals with barriers to employment develop the skills and abilities to secure meaningful employment and rebuild their lives.
Vision: A community where all members can overcome barriers, achieve their goals, participate in all aspects of civic life and live full and rewarding lives.
Values: Tradeworks is committed to helping all community members realize their own capacity and improve their lives. In doing so Tradeworks values compassion, accountability, equity, collaboration, second chances, and possibilities.