WE'RE CREATING
10,000 NEW JOBS
#HomeCareHeroes

Join us on the
front lines of healthcare.

In the past few months, over 40 million American’s have lost their jobs. We want to help.

After successfully launching a job creation plan in the UK with our healthcare company, Cera, and the Ministry of Health - we are now bringing this effort Stateside.

We’re helping 10,000 people begin a new career in home care. Apply now to begin your training.

ABOUT THE CAMPAIGN

Kairos has partnered with Care Academy to train 10,000 Americans as home care providers.

As COVID-19 surges across the country, the health and homecare sectors are more strained now than ever before – with workers in high demand, and a critical need to immediately train and deploy more frontline health workers.

Kairos has also partnered with Care.com to provide all applicants free access to additional job opportunities.

Welcome to the Home Care Heroes Campaign.

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HOW IT WORKS

  1. Start your application below to kick off your new career

  2. You receive an email inviting you to start your training — up to 60 hours of digital courses and 16 hours of in-person training with a qualified nurse instructor

  3. Our local agency partners will work with you to complete your in-person training and background checks, after which you’ll be placed in your first job!

  4. Our partners at Care.com will also grant you access to additional employment opportunities via their platform.

  5. Congratulations on your new career! This is the first milestone on your path towards earning your LPN and RN degrees.

WHAT IS THE JOB LIKE?

  • Professional caregivers provide the support necessary for our older adults to remain secure, independent and happy while living at home.
  • Care is tailored to the unique needs of each client and includes everyday tasks such as meals & errands, transportation, personal care, and mobility assistance.
  • Caregivers can have the ultimate discretion on job types they want to apply to, schedules they want to entertain, and hours they want to work.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • You are compassionate and enjoy helping others and giving back to your community.
  • You have experience in customer facing roles like retail, hospitality, or food service.
  • You’re a “people person” with strong communication skills, patience, and a good sense of humor.
  • You want a flexible schedule with competitive pay.
  • You’re ready to start a new career with growth potential.

Initial coursework will span 4 hours, after which you will be invited to register and apply for jobs on care.com. To complete a HHA qualification program, up to an additional 56 hours of digital training guided by a nurse instructor followed by 16 hours of in-person practical training sessions with nurse instructor will be required in select states. The total hours of coursework will amount to 75 hours in applicable states.

No prior experience is required, though this career is especially well-suited for people who have worked in hospitality & service industries.

Initial coursework will span 4 hours, after which you will be invited to register and apply for jobs on care.com. To complete a HHA qualification program, up to an additional 56 hours of digital training guided by a nurse instructor followed by 16 hours of in-person practical training sessions with nurse instructor will be required in select states. The total hours of coursework will amount to 75 hours in applicable states.

Initial coursework will span 4 hours, after which you will be invited to register and apply for jobs on care.com. To complete a HHA qualification program, up to an additional 56 hours of digital training guided by a nurse instructor followed by 16 hours of in-person practical training sessions with nurse instructor will be required in select states. The total hours of coursework will amount to 75 hours in applicable states.

  • Home Health Aide Training: Becoming a HHA is the first step in the training process. Home Health Aides assist their patients with everyday tasks like mobility, medication, and meals to name a few.

  • Certified Nursing Assistant Training: CNAs work in a wide variety of settings including nursing homes, hospitals, and rehabilitation centers. Because of their additional medical training, they are responsible for monitoring their patients’ health, taking vitals, tracking their symptoms, and speaking with clients about health concerns. To become a CNA (which includes the certification program, a written exam, and a practical exam). This training can take anywhere from 4-12 weeks.

  • Restorative Nurse’s Aide Training: You can become an RNA after receiving your CNA certification. RNAs have additional training in restorative nursing care, helping patients gain an improved quality of life by increasing their strength and mobility.

  • Licensed Practical Nurse Training: An LPN works directly with doctors and registered nurses to take vitals, collect samples, administer medications, and ensure their patients are comfortable. Becoming an LPN typically takes about 12 months to complete (a combination of classroom and clinical work).

You will be working with a local agency to find clients that best fit your skills. Your hours will depend on the needs of the agency, those you care for, as well as your own schedule.

Yup! You’ll be matched with clients who live near you.

It’s totally free!

The HHA qualification is an entry into a long, fulfilling career. The salary associated with this type of training will vary by where you live and the care market in your area, but hourly rates are typical. If you choose to continue your education towards the CNA, LPN or RNA certifications, you can expect higher salaries.

Check out the resources at care.com

Dont Just Take It From Us

hear from our
healthcare heroes

Finding homecare has been a game changer for me! I have the flexibility to set my own schedule and I finally feel like I’m doing something that matters. The effort and energy I bring everyday helps my clients have a better, safer life.

TOM

One of the most rewarding parts of being a caregiver is that you’re making real connections with real people. The level of trust I have with the people I care for feels almost like family.

GARY

I feel lucky right now that I’m in a career where my skills are needed and there’s lots of room to grow. I’m always learning and improving and I know that I can work towards becoming a supervisor or getting a higher certification if I want to.

ELLE