Closing the 2021 Merakey 5K, the Virtual WayPublished: May 07, 2021
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.
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.
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.
Richard is a dedicated Direct Support Professional, helping individuals in Philadelphia with IDD for 23 years!
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.
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.
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.
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.
Mt. Pleasant, PA