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.

Courses

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

BankWork$

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

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Diversity


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

Connections


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

Inside Scoop


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

  • Welcome Session
    Wednesday, March 27, 2019
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Looking for work and feeling stuck? Confused and overwhelmed by the information on the JVS website? Join us for an interactive overview of all JVS services while networking with other job seekers. (more…)

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  • Clarify and Construct Your Target Job
    Thursday, March 28, 2019
    10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Achieving clarity about your target job is a fundamental step in the job search process. This workshop will give participants a chance to explore their strengths, values, interests, and preferred work environments in order to envision that next role. Join us to spend some time clarifying and constructing your target job. There is a follow (more…)

Instructor

  • David Robins Instructor
    David Robins
    David has experience as a corporate trainer and consultant and has been an instructor and facilitator for over 10 years. He specializes in networking, including LinkedIn skills, and has a focus on working with clients over 50.

  • Target and Tune Up Your Resume
    Tuesday, April 2, 2019
    10:00 am - 12:30 pm

This workshop will give you a chance to analyze job postings from the perspective of a hiring manager. You’ll develop a strong and consistent applicant profile by aligning your job search materials using successful models. By the end of this workshop, you will: analyze job postings from the hiring manager’s perspective improve your job search (more…)

Instructor

  • Holley Newmark Instructor
    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.