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March 13, 2018 > Free job training for aspiring bankers comes to Fremont

Free job training for aspiring bankers comes to Fremont

Submitted By Stephanie Colosi

BankWork$, the nationwide, free career training program, is coming to Fremont with a class starting on March 19, 2018. The program offers job seekers an opportunity to build in-demand skills and connections for the financial services industry, which offers competitive wages, great benefits, and opportunity for advancement. Graduates of BankWork$ have secured various entry-level positions in retail banking, including Teller, Customer Service Representative and Personal Banker. Applications for the program are now open at www.jvs.org/bankworks.

The program has run successfully in other Bay Area cities. One alum remarked, ÒThe program is amazing! I learned a ton and the instructors were knowledgeable and friendly. I finished the program confident that I will have a great banking career. ItÕs a game changer.Ó

JVS is looking for people in the Fremont area who make up the diversity of Fremont and the surrounding communities. To apply, applicants must have at least six months of customer service and either cash handling or sales experience.

The program runs eight weeks, March 19 Ð May 11, 2018, on Monday, Wednesday and Fridays at Fremont Adult and Continuing Education (FACE) and is operated by Jewish Vocational Service (JVS), the leading Bay Area nonprofit helping people to build skills, find work and transform their lives. JVS is a non-sectarian organization that works closely with Bay Area banks, including Bank of America, Wells Fargo, Bank of the West, and US Bank, to ensure that its program participants are prepared for current jobs. Each program ends with a hiring fair where job seekers make connections with recruiters and work to secure employment. JVS coaches job seekers through the hiring process and helps them to negotiate offers. For more information and to apply, please visit www.jvs.org/bankworks.

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