The resources on this page are intended to assist workforce development professionals (including teachers, career coaches, and job readiness coordinators) in placing their clients and students in PCA positions. PCAs are needed throughout Massachusetts. This entry level job has a higher-than-average hourly wage and is supported by a host of great benefits!
This page includes the following resources:
Information about the PCA job: This section contains flyers that can be shared with your clients that explain the PCA job. There is also a 10-minute video where consumer-employers (individuals looking for PCAs), and their PCAs talk candidly about the PCA job.
This will help you understand what you might do on the job. When you’re ready to add this job to your resume, this job description is a good place to find phrases you can use in your resume.
This document provides an overview for workforce professionals and teachers to support clients and students learn about the PCA job opportunity.
This flyer provides general information on the PCA job opportunity for job seekers.
This 4-minute video shows the importance of the PCA job. It was made with real consumer-employers and their real PCAs. This video is also available in Spanish, Portuguese and Haitian Creole.
PCA Fundamentals Pre-Employment Program
This curriculum will help your students and clients learn about roles and responsibilities, the importance of independent living and confidentiality and ethics, and how these principles relate to the PCA program. There are two versions for delivery of this material available: live, in-person, and virtually.