BankWork$

Location

11215 Fifth Ave. S.W.
Seattle, WA 98146
United States

313 37th St SE
Auburn, WA 98002
United States

Hours

No Hours Available.

Contact

BankWork$ King County Intake Line
Program Manager
Mercedes Rippel
BankWork$™ prepares job seekers for entry level positions as a first step on the career ladder in the financial services industry.

BankWork$™ provides 8 weeks of  free industry-specific job training with a customer service and sales focus, job placement assistance, and ongoing coaching and mentoring assistance for career advancement in the banking industry. A majority of program graduates are able to launch their banking careers after completing this course.

BankWork$™ teaches role-specific skills and discipline for a lasting career. Banking skills are offered in a setting that replicates the workplace and includes weekly participation from bank recruiters and executives. Participants also receive job placement assistance and career coaching to succeed in the workplace allowing them to retain their positions and to take advantage of advancement opportunities. 

Currently BankWork$ operates in Seattle, Auburn, Bellevue, White Center and Tacoma.

Eligibility & Enrollment
  • Minimum age 18
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • English Proficiency
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Must pass a background check
  • Additional eligibility requirements may apply

Interested participants should have a general interest in banking while prior cash handling and customer experience is preferred.

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For young adults, the Sheri and Les Biller Foundation has a program called BankWork$, launched in 2006, and CareerWork$ Medical, launched in 2017. The programs, operated in the Seattle area in partnership with the YWCA, focus on placing people into high-demand jobs in the banking and medical sectors. The free programs are eight weeks. Following graduation the foundation holds a job fair for students to connect with employers.