PCA Toolkit Handouts - Employer Resources

The PCA Toolkit contains information about the PCA job, including:

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 checklist contains the qualities and characteristics consumer-employers value in their PCA workers. It also contains information about what might make you a successful, sought-after PCA.

This is a list of common questions and answers about the PCA job. It includes basics on what the job is, the employment benefits of PCA work and the required PCA orientation.

(Instructor’s guide and Learner’s guide): This is a free pre-employment program that will prepare your clients to be hired as PCAs with less than 10 hours of instruction. PCAs do not need a high school diploma or equivalent. The PCA Fundamentals curriculum contains nine modules and covers such topics as: Philosophy of Independent Living, PCA Roles and Responsibilities, and Consumer Rights, Ethics and Confidentiality.

This 10-minute video shows how important the PCA job is. It was made with local consumer-employers and their PCAs, it provides real information from real people.