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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

  • Design and Direct Your Job Search Strategy
    December 18, 2017
    2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

A plan is a great place to start or refocus your job search. We’ll start with an overview of the elements of a job search and work together on the planning and organizing skills you need to maintain momentum and land your next position. By the end of this workshop, you will: create or refine (more…)

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.

  • Clarify Your Target Job Strategy Session
    December 19, 2017
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This workshop is designed to follow-up on the Clarify and Construct Your Target Job Workshop offered each month at JVS. The process of identifying and constructing the profile for your next job can be intense. It require a great deal of brainstorming, networking, and refining. This Strategy Session will give participants a chance to work (more…)

Instructor

  • Kate Lorch
    Kate loves to help people solve the puzzles of their work life and their job search. She has worked in vocational training for five years and has over 10 years of experience teaching high school and mentoring teachers. She received a master’s degree in Teaching from Brown University and is also a National Board Certified Teacher.

  • Job Search Accelerator Info Session
    December 20, 2017
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Is it time to give your job search a boost? Kick off or relaunch your job search in JVS’s Job Search Accelerator at no cost to you. This program starts with 36 hours of in-person job search essentials training, followed by weekly group meetings and opportunities to meet one-on-one with a career advisor. Learn more and (more…)


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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