BankWork$ trains underserved adults for lasting careers in the financial services industry. BankWork$ classes are free for participants. The classes run for eight weeks and provide training in the skills needed for jobs as tellers, customer service representatives and personal bankers. BankWork$ also offers job interview practice, job placement assistance and ongoing coaching and mentoring to help with career advancement.  BankWork$ was started in 2006 in Los Angeles by The Sheri and Les Biller Family Foundation in partnership with regional workforce development leader JVS Los Angeles. As part of a five-year, $4-million national expansion in partnership with Bank of America, U.S. Bank and Wells Fargo, the program will expand to 12 to 15 markets by 2019. For more information, please see