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BankWork$ is a free training program for job seekers to gain the skills and knowledge needed to start a career in financial services. Women and men graduate from this program each year, ready to launch a successful new career.

BankWork$ is an eight-week career training program that prepares job seekers for entry-level positions in financial services. Participants learn the service, sales, and industry-specific skills needed to be a teller, personal banker, or customer service representative. 

The benefits of this program include an educational setting that duplicates the workplace, weekly class visits from executives and recruiters with our partner banks, job placement help, and ongoing mentoring for career advancement.  

YWCA BankWork$ classes are offered in King County and Pierce County and are supported by numerous banks, credit unions, and partners in the community.

Eligibility & Enrollment

Participants should have a general interest in banking; prior experience with cash handling and customer service is preferred. Basic requirements for enrollment include:

  • 18-years or older
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Basic computer skills
  • English proficiency
  • Must pass a background check
  • Additional eligibility requirements may apply

New classes start throughout the year; please call or email the contacts listed above for more information.

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YWCA's BankWork$ program graduated its first Snohomish County-based class on Thursday, May 24. BankWork$, which has been in existence in Seattle and King County since 2011, is a free training program for job seekers to gain the skills and knowledge needed to start a career in financial services.