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North Country Ventures, a division of CWI, employs up to 60 individuals with disabilities in a supported and sheltered manufacturing environment. More than $4 million in revenue is generated annually through assembly, packaging and fulfillment contracts with NYS and private industry.
Community, Work & Independence, Inc. offers innovative supports and services, empowering people with differing abilities and needs to discover their potential and pursue the lives they envision.
"I enjoy the flexibility and understanding that I receive from the staff and my service coordinator regarding the needs of my special family."
Heather Walter Consumer/Advocate
Recently, CWI staff and program participants enjoyed a beautiful day whitewater rafting on the Sacandaga River near Lake Luzerne, NY. Beaverbrook Outfitters provided the equipment and guides for this annual event. Below are some photos of this exciting trek through the rapids... ... See MoreSee Less
Staff and participants from CWI's Pathways, Midtown and New Journeys Day Programs attended a Tri-City Valley Cat's baseball game on August 11th. Here are some photos of the outing... ... See MoreSee Less
CWI has two job openings for Recreational Leaders as follows:
Saturday Club Recreation Leader • Employment Type: Per Diem • Schedule: 2-4 Saturdays per month, 10a-4p, up to 1 hour M-F for phone calls and • emails regarding transportation times • Location: Glens Falls region • Salary: To be determined • Position Concept: Design and implement social/recreational activities for the • Saturday Club, including day trips, in-house projects and recreational events. • Position Qualifications: B.A./B.S. degree in Human Services or related field with experience working with persons with disabilities. One year of experience working in the field required. Experience developing and implementing social/recreational activities highly desired. Must have an acceptable driving record. _______________________________________
Youth Club Recreation Leader • Employment Type: Per Diem • Schedule: Variable, 2 outings per month, length of outings can vary from 2-8 hours • Location: Glens Falls region • Salary: To be determined • Position Concept: Design and implement social/recreational activities including day/evening trips, in-house projects and recreational events. • Position Qualifications: B.A./B.S. degree in Human Services or related field with experience working with persons with disabilities. One year of experience working in the field required. Experience developing and implementing social/recreational activities highly desired. Must have an acceptable driving record.
Anyone interested in applying for either of these positions should visit www.cwinc.org and select About and Job Opportunities located at top of homepage. ... See MoreSee Less
On July 23rd, the Glens Falls Dragons Colter Bostick and two of the team’s pitchers, Matt Sturchio #11 and Alex Yarem #19, along with the team's mascot Cooper the Dragon, visited CWI’s New Journeys Day Program in Queensbury. Following a Meet and Greet, the Dragons signed autographs and posed for photos. In addition the New Journey’s day program made a celebratory cake for the event and a special banner depicting both the Dragons and CWI logos was given to the team as a thank you for their visit. More than 75 day program participants and staff from CWI’s New Journeys, Trade Winds, Pathways and Midtown programs attended the event. Special thanks to the Dragons and the team's mascot Cooper the Dragon for visiting CWI! For more photos of this event, visit www.cwinc.org. ... See MoreSee Less
On July 21st, CWI held a groundbreaking ceremony for its newest residence to be located at the corners of Pearl and Pine Streets in the village of Hudson Falls. The new 2,100 square foot home is being designed by Smith Engineering and Architects, Gloversville, NY, and built by Hilltop Construction, Hudson Falls, NY. It will feature two fully handicap accessible bathrooms, bedrooms for up to 5 residents, expanded living space and a state-of-the-art sprinkler system. For more photos and info about this project, visit www.cwinc.org. ... See MoreSee Less
Testing Water Rocket CWI's New Journeys Day Services and Life Unlimited program staff and participants got together on July 14th to test some designs for a water rocket they created. Here is a video featuring Kindra Giroux demonstrating the rocket... ... See MoreSee Less
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Now through June 30, 2015, please help CWI's Community Pre-Voc team support Operation Adopt-a- Soldier. Operation Adopt-a-Soldier is located in Wilton, NY and is comprised of Volunteers who have been sending out packages to our soldiers deployed overseas since February 2003. Right now they are in need of supplies to send to our troops. Please consider making a donation of a non-perishable food item, drink mixes or personal hygiene products. Donations may be dropped off at the following CWI offices:
- 10 Harlem Street (Community Services), Glens Falls, NY - 88 Broad Street (Human Resources), Glens Falls, NY - 498 Dix Ave (Transit Department), Queensbury, NY - 37 Everts Ave (Foothills Clinic and Administrative Offices), Queensbury, NY
All donations will be picked up at each site on June 30th. Thank you for supporting our troops! ... See MoreSee Less