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Why Work at Merakey?

Working at Merakey is not just a job, it’s a career. As one way of thanking our employees for their hard work helping those who need it most, we provide robust career development guidance and resources and we promote from within whenever possible. We work together, support each other, listen to one another, and make sure that every employee is given the best chance to succeed.

Our Values

Our core values of trust, compassion, quality, diversity, integrity, and safety are the guiding principles for the work we do every day. When we lean on our values, we can do amazing things together.

Our Dedication

50 years of exceptional care and service

41,407 people helped each year

2,000 employees have been here for 20+ years

Serving communities in 700 locations across 12 states

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Our Benefits

Comprehensive healthcare

Retirement matching

Generous vacation policy

Employee saving and discount program

Student loan forgiveness and tuition reimbursement

Career advancement and development

We're An Equal Opportunity Employer

Merakey is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V, and will not tolerate unlawful discrimination, including harassment based on person’s race, religion, color, sex (including sexual orientation, pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, age, disability, family medical history, veteran status, genetic information, ancestry, union membership, high school equivalency, or other legally protected status.

Provider Opportunities

Merakey has opportunities in multiple states for Psychiatrists, Addictionologists, Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioners (PMHNP) and Physician Assistants.

Internship Opportunities

Merakey is offering several paid and unpaid internship opportunities, and full class credit can be provided in coordination with faculty. The internship program at Merakey provides an opportunity to gain valuable learning and working experience at a leading non-profit organization. Through a combination of learning experiences, cross-department work projects, and collaborations, interns will become integral members of our teams. Our goal is to make every intern who works with us feel included, valuable, and productive. The internship opportunities are open to current undergraduate or graduate students or recent graduates of a college program. The intern is expected to demonstrate a keen interest in human services and non-profits, as well as interest in a field of study related to the position.

Skills:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Knowledge of basic administrative programs (i.e. Microsoft Office suite)
  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail and ability to multitask
  • Able to work with a team and independently in a fast-paced setting
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Our Community

Meet Our Team

I enjoy working with individuals with IDD. If I can do something that makes them smile, I feel connected.
Richard
I enjoy working with individuals with IDD. If I can do something that makes them smile, I feel connected.

Richard is a dedicated Direct Support Professional, helping individuals in Philadelphia with IDD for 23 years!

I do everything I can to help the people I work with — it makes me happy to make their lives easier.
Demetrious
I do everything I can to help the people I work with — it makes me happy to make their lives easier.

Demetrious is a Direct Support Professional in a New Jersey home, where he's been recognized multiple times for his kindness and commitment to those he supports.

Lucrece is a true HERO, living the Merakey Mission every day!
Lucrece
Lucrece is a true HERO, living the Merakey Mission every day!

When an individual supported by Merakey and their primary support person tested positive for COVID-19 Lucrece stepped in to make sure the resident remained safe and supported.

Making a Difference

Helping to Alleviate Stress at a Community Fair

Helping to Alleviate Stress at a Community Fair

Published: Oct 11, 2021
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What’s Happening at Merakey AVS? | October 11, 2021

What’s Happening at Merakey AVS? | October 11, 2021

Published: Oct 11, 2021
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Merakey Participates in B.PHL Innovation Fest

Merakey Participates in B.PHL Innovation Fest

Published: Oct 11, 2021
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Our Impact

Chris's Story
Chris's Story
Chris's Story

Chris doesn’t let life challenges get in the way of achieving his goals!

Newly independent after graduating from Merakey’s Intensive Transition Services program for adults with dual diagnosis, Chris has made our team proud and is ready for anything.

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Kenya's Story
Kenya's Story
Kenya's Story

Kenya is excelling in school and making her teachers proud!

When her classes in Merakey’s Autism School were moved online, Kenya adapted to the new normal and stayed focused, exceeding expectations and winning praise for her attitude.

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Hiring Events


Ongoing interviews
10:00AM - 2:00PM

Altoona, Portage, and Cresson in Pennsylvania

For more information, contact:

Erica Ristich at ERistich@merakey.org or call/text at 412-495-9305.


Ongoing interviews

Indiana, PA and surrounding areas including Clymer.

For more information, contact:

Erica Ristich at eristich@merakey.org or call/text 412-495-9305.

Direct Support Professionals


Monday through Friday
9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Hummelstown, Middletown, Hershey, Lebanon and Elizabethtown, PA

Contact Beth Sanchez to schedule a phone interview:

email: Beth.Sanchez@merakey.org

phone: 215-514-8184

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