Our signature workforce program “Reaching New Heights is creating a pipeline of bilingual talent for the banking industry. Our program prepares underemployed and unemployed diverse candidates in resume development, interviewing skills and customer service – and matches vetted candidates with employers in the financial services industries such as banks, insurance companies and credit unions to diversify the financial workforce.
Through our highly-successful workforce development program, our graduates have landed full time jobs at major financial institutions such as BB&T Bank, PNC, MECU, Wells Fargo, Priority Financial Services, and New York Life Insurance Company.
Our graduates are earning between $9,000-$30,000 more in wages as a result of our program, plus benefits, including health insurance, 401K and paid sick and vacation days. The Foundation’s impact video features two participant testimonials: https://vimeo.com/207855442
We are currently accepting applications.
Job Placement Highlights:
- Eduardo V., Mexican native, landed a position as a bilingual bank teller at Wells Fargo as a result of our program. He’s already received a promotion. Prior to this, he was a cook at a local restaurant.
- Maria F., a Mexican native, scored a position as a bilingual bank teller at BB&T Bank in Canton as a result of the program.
- Xiomara V., a native of El Salvador, accepted a job at Priority Financial Services, working in the loan department. She was a custodian prior to our program.
- Iris A., a native of El Salvador, received a job as a bilingual teller at Wells Fargo Bank. Prior to our program, she worked as a manager at a local fastfood chain.
With additional support from: Bank of America, TD Bank Charitable Foundation, BB&T Bank, Wells Fargo and the Baltimore County Public Library!