Man was given the responsibility to care for this creation. He was told in Genesis 2 verse 15 to cultivate the Garden of Eden and to tend it. This is work.
We extract goodness out of His creation. That was Adam’s job and now we have to fight against the curse to extract that goodness. We are called to that work because it is noble and because it is God-glorifying. Pst Cosmas Okolo in this message ,explained in details the true meaning of work.