A job readiness program was created to address barriers and provide resources for community members seeking mobility, stability, and ingenuity surrounding employment. Employ402 provides resources and coaching to build confidence, skills, and knowledge to support participants in reaching their goals to secure and create a profitable employment experience.

Mission: Employ402 is a direct response of our mission to work within the community to increase economic independence and security. 

Objectives: Employ402 areas of focus are: Financial Literacy, Job Outfitters, Job Preparedness, Entrepreneurship, and Job Coaching. 

Financial Literacy: The focus of the Financial Literacy workshop is to be more intentional with financial learning for young adults and adults as they focus — or refocus — on finding success in their financial journey.

  • Banking 101: What happens when I open up a bank account? How can I trust a bank with my money? Who are all the people inside the bank and how can they help me? We’ll talk about the small things when it comes to banking and what to expect when you don’t know what to expect!
  • Budgeting 101: Learn to build a budget! We’ll talk about the foundations of a strong budget, how to do it and why it’s important!
  • Financial Goal Setting for Your Future: Setting short-term, midterm, and long-term financial goals as an important step toward becoming financially secure. Discover your goals and steps you can take to reach them.

Financial Literacy Workshop will be offered quarterly on the following dates:  

  • October 15th
  • January 14th 
  • April 22nd 
  • July 15th 

Workshop Location: YWCA Lincoln 5631 S. 48th St. Suite 410 Lincoln, NE 68516

Workshop Time: 9:00 am - 11:30 am. 

Please complete the form below to register for Employ402 Financial Literacy Workshop! 


Job Coaching: Personal one-on-one coaching to help secure resources to help clients attain their employment goals. 

  • Resume Building 
  • Cover letters
  • Interview Preparation 
  • Strength Identification 
  • Job Search Assistance 
  • Identifying Resources to Overcome Barriers 

Please click on the link below to complete the registration form for Job Coaching! 


For questions contact Halea Pacula, Director of Family and Community Engagement at (402)434-3494 Ext. 108 or halea@ywcalincoln.org