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Lawrence Community Works, Inc.
  • 168 Newbury Street, Lawrence, MA 01841
  • 978-685-3115
  • Vocational Skills Training
Adult Basic Education
Program activities:

Students receive 6 weeks of job readiness and job specific group instruction for an entry level job in Finance, particularly as a Bank Teller. They will receive skills training in banking which will include; Customer Service, Role of Bilingual Bank Teller, Banking Products and Sales, Introduction to Sales, Cash Handling, Counterfeit Currency, Check Handling, Check Holds, Compliance Regulations, Financial Vocabulary, Safety and Security and Building Relationships.

In the soft skills component, the classes include but are not limited to Resume Writing, Cover Letters, Interviewing, Communication, Time Management, Career Exploration, Customer Service, Work Values, Job Fairs, Financial Education, and Group Coaching.

Use this link for more information or to contact Lawrence Community Works: Contact Us – Lawrence CommunityWorks, Inc. (LCW)

Program is offered in: English
Participant demographics:

18 + years old, English level 6+, High School or GED certificate, able to work in the USA and able to pass a CORI check.

Anticipated number of SNAP participants per year: 10
Total hours: 20
Program duration: 8 weeks
Rolling Admission: No
Number of cycles: 5
Program start dates: September 2024
Sample schedule:
HoursActivity TypeMonTueWedThuFriSatSun
1:00pm-5:00pmEducation and Job search
Other Schedule Information: During the Fall semester they get the Thankgiving week off, during the winter/spring 2023 there are two breaks. February 2023, April 2023.
Is the program offered remotely? Possible, but not typical
Is public transportation available? Yes

Location information:

168 Newbury Street, Lawrence MA 01841 Our location is accessible to public transportation.
Program requirements: CORI check, High school diploma/GED/HiSET
Program is CORI friendly? Yes
Anticipated outcomes: Certificate of Completion
Other outcomes: Employment/Promotion, Industry skills gain

Participant Supports:

Participant Support CategoryAll participantsAs needed
DTA SNAP Child Care Referral
DTA SNAP Transportation Support
Are there any out of pocket expenses for the participant? Yes
Do participants receive any pay? Not applicable

Contact Information

Program Liaison: Sandra Devita
Telephone: 978-722-2638
Program code: LCW-VT-BT
ABAWD Qualifying? Yes