Milton Hershey School (MHS) is a cost-free home and school for 2,000 students from lower income. MHS is currently seeking Flex Transitional Living Assistants (FTLA) which are live-in salaried positions dedicated to ensuring students are ready for success once they graduate – whether they are entering post-secondary education, the military, or the world of work. This is a key program for the School to ensure students are well prepared for life on their own.
FTLA's live and work in MHS’s residence halls for high school seniors. They are constant role models, advisors, and supervisors of the students. In partnership with other Transitional Living staff, the FTLA’s provide life skills training and coaching. They also create and implement evening & weekend recreational and social activities. FTLA’s are also responsible for taking students to Sunday chapel.
FTLAs invest in students to help them develop key independent living skills. This includes helping students prepare for the realities of the challenges they will face. There is strong emphasis on students learning self-responsibility, goal setting, planning & prioritization, time management, personal finance, and interpersonal skills - including appropriate dating behaviors and responding effectively to peer pressure.
In collaboration with other Transitional Living Staff, the FTLAs evaluate the programs’ success on a continual basis and contribute to refining the program - adapting it to meet the ever-changing challenges of the world students will enter.
FTLA’s work a schedule of 12 consecutive days, followed by 3 days off (effective August 1, 2022 the schedule will be 9 days on followed by 3 days off). This is a year-round position. Minimum salary of $44,982 plus benefits. Housing & utilities are provided. Up to $2,800 in relocation assistance is available.
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