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in Carlisle, PA

Hours Full-time, Part-time
Location Carlisle, Pennsylvania

About this job

Merakey is currently seeking a Home and Community Aide to join our IDD division in Harrisburg, PA and surrounding locations.


If you are a Caregiver, Direct Care Worker, Home Health Aid or always wanted to be one, this is the opportunity for you as we are hiring immediately!


Work around your schedule! This Fee for Service position offers flexible shifts based on the needs of the consumer. Up to 25 hours per week at $17/hour!



Merakey offers competitive compensation plans, Work/Life balance, flexible schedules, cell phone discount plans, employee referral bonuses, tuition reimbursement and much more!

Are you looking for a position where you can utilize your skills and passion for supporting people? Do you believe that we are better together by including everyone? Are you searching for a rewarding career in the service of others? The Direct Support Professional role isn't for everyone- but it IS for those who enjoy a challenge working with individuals with disabilities and the reward that comes with it. Being in this role requires both attention to detail and creativity as you are serving as both a life coach and a personal support to our individuals. If this sounds like something that you would enjoy -- then join our team!



  • This position provides care in home and in community settings by assisting individuals in acquiring, maintaining, and improving self-help, domestic, socialization and adaptive skills necessary to reside successfully in-home and community based settings.

  • Support in general areas of self-care, communication, fine and gross motor skills, mobility, personal adjustment, relationship development, socialization and use of community resources.

  • Home and Community Habilitation services provide supports to meet individual's habilitative outcomes as documented in their individual support plans.

  • Support the individual so that it enables the individual to access and use community resources such as instruction in using transportation, translation and communication assistance related to a habilitative outcome and services to assist the individual in shopping and other necessary activities of community life.

  • This Fee for Service position offers flexible hours based on the needs of the consumer.

  • Work around your schedule! Up to 25 hours per week.

To fill out an on-line application: 

Requisition number: 82235


About Merakey

Merakey is a leading developmental, behavior health, and education non-profit provider with a fifty-year history. We offer a breadth of integrated services to individuals and communities across the country. Our belief that every individual has the right to achieve growth, dignity and fulfillment guides all of our decisions.  At Merakey, we care about each other and are committed to providing the very best care to those we serve.  Merakey strictly follows a zero-tolerance policy for abuse.


Merakey is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer!  We deeply value diversity and do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ethnic background, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, or disability status.   Moreover, we are committed to creating teams that reflect the diversity of the communities we serve and encourage applicants from underrepresented backgrounds to apply.

Our ideal candidate will possess the following skills:

  • Must be 18 years of age or older.

  • Must have a valid driver's license.

  • High school diploma/GED.

  • Experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities preferred.