Mission: At powerworks industries, inc. (pwi), it is our mission to transform lives through the power of work. We believe that having the opportunity to work improves the quality of life for many, especially those with disabilities who often face challenges when looking for a job. Pwi programs provide meaningful work to people with disabilities in a compassionate, family-like environment. Pwi jobs are primarily contracted custodial and grounds maintenance services for two military installations in georgia: the u. S. Marine corps logistics base (mclb)in albany and the u. S. Army manuever center of excellence in fort benning. Both federal contracts are made possible through the javits-wagner o'day act, which requires that at least 75% of direct labor wages go to workers with disabilities. Those who come through the program are trained and placed in jobs that impact the community and allow them to see a job from start to finish. Further, pwi leaders spend time coaching team members to ensure their lon
Programs: During the current year, the organization operated custodial and grounds maintenance contracts at fort benning, georgia and the marine corps logistics base in albany, georgia and in accordance with the javits-waggner o'day act, 75% or more direct labor hours were performed by individuals with documented disabilities. These services provide team members work accommodations for their disabilities while developing behaviors that prepare them to work in competitive employment environments. Power works provided employment opportunities to 142 people through its federal government contracts with 3,797 hours of case management support. Persons served through employment earned an average hourly wage of $10. 64. Total employment costs were $4,367,435 including competitive benefits. All other program costs totaled $4,494,272. Approximately 78% of power work's workforce is disabled.