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Milton Hershey School

Hershey, Pennsylvania, United States

Date Posted:
07/07/2008
Categories:
House Parent
Job Type:
Full-Time
Milton Hershey School
Job Description:
Across Milton Hershey School's beautiful Hershey, PA campus, amazing things happen daily. Children who may have once seen only limitations are inspired to find their full potential. And it is largely thanks to a team that truly shares the School's mission to nurture and educate students from families of financial and social need.

Free of charge, Milton Hershey School's residential, coeducational facility provides the advantages of a positive, structured home life and an outstanding pre-kindergarten through 12th-grade education. The School is committed to making sure students graduate with the skills they need to be successful and responsible in life. Because the School relies so heavily on finding the right kind of people for the team, Milton Hershey School is also committed to being an outstanding employer.

Full-time employees receive:
* Very competitive pay
* Excellent medical, dental, prescription and vision insurances
* Use of state-of-the-art, athletic and recreational facilities
* Professional development opportunities

Together with their spouses, houseparents are caregivers, role models and shoulders to lean on. They will nurture a family-like atmosphere in a School home and enjoy quality one-on-one and group time with the children to help each one find their promise. This includes overseeing the basics of the students daily living, including their physical, mental, emotional and spiritual care. Houseparents collaborate with teachers, administrators and sponsors to facilitate student success.

Milton Hershey School is a place where employees can make a difference in the lives of children and youth, be competitively paid and receive excellent benefits. Houseparents additionally receive:
* Private apartment, utilities and food provided
* Relocation assistance
* Certified houseparent training program

Requirements include:
* Commitment to kids required
* Couple must meet age and family status requirements
* Each person must have a valid drivers license
* Experience working with diverse children and youth, especially coming from challenged settings, preferred
* Education in a Human Services or Education field a plus

Apply now for this wonderful opportunity:
To be considered, you and your spouse must complete separate online applications and provide different individual e-mail addresses.

Read more about our houseparent roles and apply online: www.mhs-pa.org

Milton Hershey School values diversity and encourages those with diverse backgrounds and experiences to apply.

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Milton Hershey School

The mission of Milton Hershey School remains true to the ideals upon which it was founded more than 90 years ago: In keeping with Milton and Catherine Hershey's Deed of Trust , Milton Hershey School nurtures and educates children in social and financial need to lead fulfilling and productive lives. Today, Milton Hershey School is a cost-free, private, coeducational home and school for children from families of low income, limited resources, and social need. The School is funded by a trust established by Milton S. Hershey and his wife Catherin More...