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About CNY Works

CNY Works and its network of community partners help make the employment goals
of job seekers and businesses a reality!

Mission: It is our mission to provide a single point of entry to the workforce system-- bringing businesses, job seekers, and training providers together with the goal of providing skilled workers for every business and employment for every job seeker.

Vision: To focus on critical workforce, economic, and educational opportunities and challenges and to develop and enhance a workforce that meets the needs of businesses and strengthens the local economy.

If you are a job seeker wondering how to find a job in the area or are currently employed seeking to brush up your skills to move up in your industry, our extensive system of services will help you reach your goals. By providing the latest in tools, training and resources, we help job seekers identify and secure employment in Central New York.

Employers seeking qualified and trained employees will benefit from our Business Services department. Above and beyond our comprehensive candidate database, we provide consulting services that will help your business navigate the intricacies of hiring and employment regulations in New York State.


CNY Works is a not-for-profit organization governed by a Board of Directors. Our board members represent a myriad of industries. Our diverse board is one more way in which we connect with the community and remain a cutting edge training and placement organization. Learn more about our dedicated board members.

Partner Organizations

In order to provide the highest level of service to job seekers and employers, we collaborate with a broad range of local, regional, and state organizations.  Learn more about our partner organizations.

How we are funded

CNY Works is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization that receives funding from federal workforce development grants, state and local government grants, nonprofit organizations, and donations.

Learn how CNY Works can help you achieve your employment goals by selecting the link that best describes you or your organization:

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