Auburn Learning Center
at Firwood Circle
Melanie Wheeler

YWCA Opportunity Place
Angeline Sullivan


Auburn Learning Center
at Firwood Circle

313 37th Street SE
Auburn, WA 98002

YWCA Opportunity Place
2024 3rd Avenue
Seattle, WA 98121

Interested in becoming a bank sponsor?

Please contact Mercedes Rippel at or 253.736.2301.


In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, political beliefs, or disability. To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410 or call (800) 795-3272 (voice) or (202) 720-6382 ( TTY). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.


YWCA BankWork$™
Bank Career Training Program:

Helping people in transition find high-quality careers and helping local banks find high-quality staff.

YWCA BankWork$™ is an 8-week program consisting of job training, job placement assistance and ongoing coaching for career advancement in the banking industry.  Program graduates will be considered for positions in sales and service such as: Teller, Customer Service Representative, Personal Banker.

Program eligibility requirements:

  • Minimum age 18
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • English Proficiency
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Willing to pass a background check

Participants should also have basic cash-handling experience and an interest in the banking industry.

Thank you YWCA BankWork$™ sponsors:

Banking Partners & Donors

 Bank of America   BECU 
 Columbia Bank  East West Bank  HomeStreet Bank sponsor logo BankWork$
JPMorganChase Opus Bank
Regis Family Community Fund SALAL Credit Union Seattle Foundation
Seattle Metropolitan Credit Union Umpqua Bank
   Washington Federal
Wells Fargo    

Community Partners

 Camo2Commerce Washington State Department of Social & Health Services  Hire America's Heroes 
Hopelink  King County Housing Authority  RP6 
 Endorsed by WBA  WorkSource