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A PCA feeding an older adult

 


Resources for 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 prepare yourself for a PCA job interview. Consider these:

Time Commitment Resource or Learning Tool You Could Use
In less than 5 minutes PCA flyer (PDF) and PCA job description (PDF)-offers highlights of the job. View the PCA Toolkit course to view in different languages.
In less than 10 minutes PCA Job Preview video-hear from PCAs and consumer-employers
In less than 20 minutes Become a PCA-offers details 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.
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.

 


Resources to Support Job Seekers

View the PCA Fundamentals Pre-Employment Program, a program to prepare job seekers for PCA employment.

If individuals prefer to learn at their own pace, they can register for the Fundamentals of Home Care training online.


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: Friday, May 20, 2022, 4:25 PM