Find Resources to Learn More about the PCA Job

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A PCA feeding an older adult

 


Resources for Career Advisors and Job Seekers

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Personal Care Attendant (PCA)s are needed throughout Massachusetts. This entry-level job has a higher-than-average hourly wage and is supported by a host of great benefits!

Ready to get to work? Join the Mass PCA Directory and look for a job right now!

Please Note: To access these courses and resources you will be asked to create an account. A username and password are required, which will save your place if you need to leave a training before finishing it. When you log back in you will start where you left off. Your username and password are never shared with anyone.

There are several ways to learn about the benefits of being a PCA:

Time Commitment Resource or Learning Tool
In less than 5 minutes
In less than 10 minutes

PCA Job Preview video-hear from PCAs and consumer-employers

(Must create an account to view)

In less than 20 minutes Becoming a PCA-an online learning module that offers details and videos of the PCA job
In less than an hour The Consumer-employer videos offer tips on how to get hired as a PCA and on-the-job training for new PCAs. (Must create an account to view)
In less than six hours Fundamentals of Home Care training-learn all about working for people in their homes. BONUS-Get a certificate of completion for each module. (Must create an account to view)

 


Resources for Career Advisors to Support Job Seekers

PCA Program Overview (PDF) - a detailed 4 page overview on Benefits, FAQ, Timeline, Training and Career Advancement
Career Advisor Desk Guide (PDF) - a quick resource with high level information
Mass PCA Directory Social Media Kit (PDF) – promote the PCA job through your social media channels! Use and share the social media materials in this toolkit to help spread the word online.
Mass PCA Directory Text Messaging (PDF) – promote the PCA job using these text messaging options

View the PCA Fundamentals Pre-Employment Program, a program to prepare job seekers for PCA employment. (Must create an account to view)

If individuals prefer to learn at their own pace, they can register for the Fundamentals of Home Care training online. (Must create an account to view)


Resources for Consumer-Employers

View the Mass PCA Recruitment for Consumer-employer document (PDF) that lists three places for you to post your open PCA job.

Last modified: Wednesday, October 12, 2022, 11:50 AM