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September 2021
CareerWork$® Celebrates Key Milestone As 4,000 Program Graduates Have Started New, Meaningful Careers

CareerWork$ is celebrating a key milestone: more than 4,000 graduates of its BankWork$® and CareerWork$ Medical® programs have started new, meaningful, and lasting careers.

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July 2021

CareerWork$ Staff Spotlight: Ruby Sloan

If you are a BankWork$® or CareerWork$ Medical® Instructor, Career Navigator, employer partner, training partner, or even a Seattle-area BankWork$ student, chances are you’ve worked with CareerWork$ Program Manager Ruby Sloan. Since she joined the team in 2017 as CareerWork$’s second program employee, Ruby has been instrumental in launching new programs, expanding to new markets, and supporting thousands of graduates as they enter new careers.  She is a key support liaison to new and existing training partners, building relationships with Instructors and Career Navigators. She also provides curriculum and instructional support, and represents the program across the country to constituents while supporting the team in achieving its national expansion. 

June 2021
CareerWork$ New Program Manager Dion Willis Brings Perspective As Former Career Navigator and Commitment to Help “Pay It Forward” for Students, Career Navigators, and Communities 

As a new Program Manager for CareerWork$, Dion Willis serves as a key support liaison to new and existing CareerWork$ community-based training partners, providing curriculum and instructional support, as well as representing the program across the country to constituents while supporting the team in achieving its national expansion. 

September 2019
CareerWork$ Medical® Free Job Training Program Continues West Coast Expansion to Los Angeles and Portland, OR

CareerWork$, Inc. announced today that it has partnered with JVS So-Cal and Worksystems, ­­­Inc to expand its CareerWork$ Medical job training program to Los Angeles and the greater Portland area.

December 2018
CareerWork$, Inc.® and The Sheri and Les Biller Family Foundation Announce Sherry Cromett as the New President of Career Pathways

Former Starbucks executive Sherry Cromett, will join CareerWork$, Inc. as President of Career Pathways, leading its mission to provide free career training to young adults from underserved communities, connecting them with living wage jobs and career growth potential.


October 2020, Cedars Sinai

Support for Nonprofit Education Program Fuels Career Development

Determination combined with thoughtful generosity helps to launch a new career in the time of COVID-19.

March 2018, Puget Sound Business Journal
Biller Family Foundation helps young adults get on a career path

She was a community activist and volunteer. He was a banker. After a “very fortunate” life, Sheri and Les Biller decided they wanted to give back to their community in an active way.

May 2019, Dr. Guy Hudson’s Blog
Partnering with CareerWork$ Medical on Career Development

CareerWork$ Medical is a partnership between the YWCA of Seattle, King & Snohomish Counties and the Biller Family Foundation that provides job training and placement support for those who are interested in getting a foot in the door for careers in health care administration.