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Benefits for Full-Time Employees

Earn competitive pay. Get comprehensive benefits that fit your lifestyle. Advance the school’s mission in your area of expertise while feeling personally supported and valued.

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Our full-time employees receive generous health and insurance benefits. Eligible dependents are covered under most plans.

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Health Savings Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Life insurance
  • Short-term and long-term disability

The link below is published in accordance with the federal Transparency in Coverage rules, requiring publication of machine-readable files. The files are being hosted by our medical benefit administrator, click here to access the information. Please select Highmark Blue Shield Pennsylvania.

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Financial Benefits

Enjoy financial and professional development benefits that help you plan for the future.

  • Retirement savings
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Federal tuition remission
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Adoption assistance
  • Health and fitness reimbursement
  • Free meals while on duty
  • Hershey-area employee discounts

Paid Time Off

Get paid vacation and personal days off, along with holidays and special forms of leave.

  • Vacation
  • Personal
  • Holidays
  • Sick days
  • Military leave
  • Bereavement leave
  • Jury duty leave

Work/Life Balance

Milton Hershey School understands the value of a balanced life in and outside of work. To encourage that balance, MHS offers employees multiple support programs.

  • Wellness program
  • Employee assistance program
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Benefits for Part-Time Employees

While our part-time positions offer limited benefits, these employees do value many other things that make MHS a great place to work.

Part-time employees are eligible for an employee assistance program, retirement savings, free meals while on duty, and Hershey-area discounts.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Milton Hershey School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Milton Hershey School does not discriminate in admissions or other programs and services on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, sex, religious creed or disability. Read important MHS policies on equal opportunity and diversity, equal employment opportunity, and more.