The Jefferson County Dept. of Employment & Training Community Work Experience Program (CWEP) is a service provided to non-profit and government agencies at NO COST to the agency.
Providing opportunities for public and non-profit organizations to utilize volunteer labor and to help workers receive valuable job skills
What does this program entail?
The CWEP assists workers with obtaining work experience, building a resume, enhancing job readiness and other work related skills and obtaining references for future employment.
Participants are assessed for existing skill sets and placed accordingly in unpaid work at a government or not-for-profit worksite. Attendance is monitored by staff with the County Dept. of Employment & Training (DET). Participants are also eligible for supportive services through CWEP.
Some examples of work duties can consist of:
- Clerical / Office
- Maintenance Work
- Food Prep
- Public Works
If you are a non-profit or government agency that is interested in participating in this program, please CLICK HERE to complete the form.
Feel free to contact us with any questions!
Julie Daniels-Alguire, Senior Program Coordinator - 315-786-3676
Amelia Erdem, Program Assistant - 315-786-3675
Our offices are located at The WorkPlace (1000 Coffeen St. Watertown, NY 13601). Office hours are Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.