Goodwill Introduces Local Career Training that Job Seekers Can “Bank On”

Colorado Springs, CO., June 29, 2022 – Beginning July 20, Goodwill of Colorado is excited to introduce its BankWork$ career training program to Colorado Springs/El Paso County job seekers after six years successfully training and preparing 388 program participants in the Denver/Metro region for employment with an 85% graduation and placement rate and one-year retention rate of 90%.

BankWork$ is a free, interactive, seven-week training program for young adults with barriers to employment offering participants a pathway to a career in the financial services industry as tellers, customer service representatives and personal bankers. The course curriculum and hands-on training includes job interview preparation, placement assistance at leading local banks and ongoing coaching and mentoring to help with career advancement. BankWork$ is the first and only program of its kind endorsed by the Colorado Bankers Association.

Participant/Eligibility Requirements* Include:

  • 18-Years and Older
  • Availability July 20– September 2; Alternating Online and In-Class Training on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays; 9 AM to 1:30 PM Note: In-Class training will be hosted at the New Altitude Coworking & Office Space; 6385 Corporate Dr., Suite 200, Colorado Springs, CO 80919
  • Computer and Internet Access for Alternating Online Classes
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Six Months of Cash Handling and/or Customer Service/Sales Experience
  • Fluent in English
  • Background Check

*Other Eligibility Requirements May Apply

For additional information and to apply, email KHargrove@GoodwillColorado.org or call 303-386-2936.

About Goodwill of Colorado:

Goodwill of Colorado provides career development and community programs and resources for over 100,000 Coloradans with disadvantages each year—including military veterans, seniors, youth, and individuals with developmental and economic challenges. Through its thrift retail operations, donations, social enterprises, corporate partnerships and recycling processes, Goodwill has worked for more than a century in Colorado to ensure individuals have access to career and life pathways that allow them to live to their fullest potential and achieve their highest level of independence. Visit GoodwillColorado.org to learn more

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