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Full-Time Houseparents

Company: Milton Hershey School
Location: Lancaster
Posted on: May 21, 2023

Job Description:

Description:Milton Hershey School (MHS) is hiring married couples to be houseparents. Houseparents live with and supervise eight-12 students in student homes on MHS's campus in Hershey, Pennsylvania. They provide a nurturing home environment to ensure students maintain a healthy consistent routine and develop life skills. Houseparents have a lasting impact. Thats why its a career thats worth every minute!Houseparent Schedule\:

Nine days on, three days offMornings\: Prepare students for the school daySchool daytime\: Attend trainings or enjoy personal time Afternoons and evenings\: Extracurriculars, chores, meals, homework, and moreWeekends & Summers\: Time for enrichment, recreation, and relaxation.Houseparents collaborate extensively with students families and other MHS staff to foster student success and build a community of caregivers. They also handle responsibilities such as driving, administering medication, budgeting, reporting, etc.Houseparents are responsible for all aspects of student development including spiritual well-being. Couples lead students in daily devotions and take students to Judeo-Christian Sunday chapel services. More info about is available via this link. Proselytizing is prohibited. Houseparents are first hired in a flex role in which couples work together in different student homes until theyre assigned their own home. Benefits\:
Salary of $42,000 per personHousing and utilities providedMeals while on duty Comprehensive benefits package Relocation assistanceQualification:This job is a life choice and has unique parameters including\:
  • Experience working or volunteering with youth, preferably youth from under-served settings. This is a two-person job for couples legally married for at least three years.Both spouses should be age 27 or older.No more than two dependent children may reside in the student home. Abide by a smoke free and weapon free campus. No alcohol is permitted while on duty. Limitations on pets. Only fish or one dog of approved breeds permitted.
  • Valid drivers licensein good standing and willing to drive a nine-passenger van.
  • Skills include leadership, interpersonal, organizational, administrative, computer, budgeting, flexibility, and persistence.
  • High school diploma or GED required.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Candidates should demonstrate a high degree of integrity as all MHS staff are role models for students.
  • Please note - both spouses must complete an individual employment application to be considered.
    Job Industries
    • Customer Service

Keywords: Milton Hershey School, Lancaster , Full-Time Houseparents, Other , Lancaster, Pennsylvania

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