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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.

Bank of America | Banner Bank | BECU | Beneficial Bank | Columbia Bank | East West Bank | Heritage Bank | HomeStreet Bank | JP Morgan Chase | KeyBank | Opus Bank | People's Bank | Qualstar Credit Union | Salal Credit Union | Seattle Metropolitan Credit Union | Sound Credit Union | Umpqua Bank | Union Bank | U.S. Bank | Washington Federal | Wells Fargo

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.

Related Events

CareerWork$ Medical Classes

Start Date
8:30 am
End Date
2:30 pm
CareerWork$ Medical program provides students with intensive career development training and ongoing support.

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Learn more about YWCA’s new job development program, CareerWork$ Medical, in this profile of the first class’s graduation. “I’ve always wanted to work in the medical community, but I didn’t know I could really do it.”