Skills to Work in Financial Services

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A Career in Financial Services

Get the skills required to become an exceptional candidate for jobs in retail banking. BankWorK$ will prepare you for positions such as Teller, Customer Service Representative and Personal Banker. This program is for people who see their future in financial services.


Backed by the Bay Area’s leading banks, the nationally recognized BankWork$ program is opening doors with skills training and networking opportunities.


The 8-week training concludes with a graduation and hiring fair

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Bay Area banks seek qualified candidates from the various communities they serve – bilingual is a plus


Learn how to effectively present yourself through facilitated networking, mock interviews and more

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Get a better understanding of what banks are looking for in a strong candidate

“I always dreamed of a job in banking. I had the desire and dedication, but needed training and connections. JVS was my ticket. I am so thankful that everything worked out. With my hard work, I have a job I love.”

- Elidel, BankWork$ Alum

Upcoming Workshops

  • Start Your Career in Tech
    October 19, 2017
    3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Want a career in tech, but don’t know where to start? Join our special guest, Sameer Siruguri, Bay Area tech expert, to learn the steps you need to get started in the industry. You’ll gain a better understanding of: • job roles in tech and the skills needed for each position • the ins and (more…)

  • Expand & Explore Your Networking Skills
    October 23, 2017
    1:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Networking is essential for any job seeker. Attend this fun, interactive workshop to learn new techniques for making connections. You’ll practice sharing your interests and goals and create a plan for an exciting journey using informational interviews.


  • Holley Newmark
    After a successful career in sales and as a corporate sales trainer, Holley found her calling in nonprofits and brought her passion for helping others and exceptional presentation skills to JVS. She specializes in helping people learn how to present themselves to employers.

Employers Hiring Right Now

Bay Area banks turn to JVS for diverse, skilled and motivated employees who are committed to advancing in the financial services industry. Our partners support the program financially and through hands-on volunteer involvement and receive priority in hiring candidates. Get in touch to learn more.

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Get in touch with us. We look forward to working with you.