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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

Here's what It's Like to Work at Merakey

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.


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!
Shawn
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

Thank You and Happy Thanksgiving!

Thank You and Happy Thanksgiving!

Published: Nov 23, 2020
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Merakey Fresh Start Celebrates Veterans Day

Merakey Fresh Start Celebrates Veterans Day

Published: Nov 20, 2020
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Merakey’s Holiday Tree

Merakey’s Holiday Tree

Published: Nov 20, 2020
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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 Treatment Support program for adults with dual diagnosis, Chris has made our team proud and is ready for anything.

Read Chris's Story
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


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

Hummelstown and Hershey, PA

Contact Beth Sanchez to schedule a phone interview:

email: Beth.Sanchez@merakey.org

phone: 215-514-8184


Wednesday, December 2, 9, 16, 2020
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Philadelphia, PA

Contact Mary Carroll or Joan Nickerson to schedule a phone interview:

email: MCarroll@merakey.org, Joan.Nickerson@merakey.org

phone: 610-248-5496, 267-804-5967


Monday through Friday
9:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Huntingdon, Mt. Union, and State College, PA

Contact Marge Shafer to schedule a phone interview:

email: MShafer@merakey.org

phone: 717-461-1080

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