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A PCA handing an older adult a tray of food
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 the two PCA Fundamental training modules listed below 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:

Resource or Tool Description
Flyers
  • Need a Job Right Now? flyer
    High-level overview of the benefits of working as a PCA and links to the Mass PCA Directory.

    Also available in Arabic, Chinese, Dari, French, Spanish, Haitian-Creole, Khmer, Pashto, Brazilian Portuguese, Portuguese, Russian, Swahili, and Vietnamese.

  • Great Career Opportunity flyer
    More detail regarding the benefits, requirements, and the role of the PCA.
    Also available in Chinese, Haitian-Creole, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, and Vietnamese.
Videos

  • PCA Job Preview video
    Four (4) minute video that shows the importance of PCA jobs, presented by real consumer-employers and their PCAs.
    Also available in Haitian Creole, Portuguese, and Spanish.
  • MassHealth PCA Program videos
    Five informational videos presented by real consumer-employers: 1. Getting Hired, 2. On the Job Training, 3. Our Working Relationship, 4. Staying Employed, and 5. PCA Backup.
Trainings
  • PCA Fundamentals of Home Care
    Six (6) hour online training for people who are interested in learning about providing care in someone's home. The goal of this training is to share guidelines to stay safe and healthy while performing direct care work.
  • Becoming a PCA
    Twenty (20) minute online learning module that offers details and videos of the PCA job.

Contact for interpretation and other educational/training information
Support for the state’s online referral platform - Mass PCA Directory

 

Last modified: Wednesday, January 24, 2024, 9:15 AM