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Online Information Sessions

Houseparent Online Information Sessions

Online information sessions allow potential houseparent couples to meet with our MHS recruitment team from the safety of their own homes. Join us at an upcoming webinar and learn more about Milton Hershey School and the benefits we offer.

It’s the perfect chance to see if this career could be the right fit for you. Hear from a current houseparent and MHS alumna below.

A Career Worth Every Minute

Attend an upcoming online information session to learn more about the houseparent role and ask questions with our MHS recruitment team.

Wednesday, Oct. 6 at 8 p.m. EST

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Uncertain about Zoom, the online tool we use for info sessions? Get answers to common questions.

What is a webinar and what is Zoom?

A  webinar is an interactive info session hosted online. Zoom is the product we use to run our virtual events. It’s like Facetime or video chats, but is made for larger groups.

Who can see me?

For MHS Online Information Sessions, you can see/hear the presenter but they cannot see/hear you.

Is it safe?

Yes. These are private events with MHS and prospective employees only. Your contact information will not be shared. Zoom will not save your contact information unless you create an account.

Do I need to sign up for a Zoom account?

For purposes of watching our Online Information Session, no.

Do I have to pay to download Zoom?

There are no costs to using Zoom as a webinar or meeting.

Can I access on my cell phone or tablet?

Yes, you can use your cell phone, tablet, or computer. On your cell phone, you will need to download the free app and create an account to use this option.

How do I sign onto Zoom?

To watch the Milton Hershey School webinar, simply touch or click on the link provided (underlined and in blue) at the start time. Then, click the box that says “Open Zoom” to connect.

Can you talk me through the process?

Yes! Call the MHS Human Resources department for step-by-step instructions. They will be happy to walk you through the process of joining a webinar. Or, click here for more directions from Zoom.

How do I type questions into the chat?

  1. On the bottom of the Zoom screen, click the box that says “Chat.”
  2. A box will appear; type your question in the box.
  3. Press enter and your comment will appear for all to see.
  4. The presenter will answer or address your questions out loud for the group.

MHS Hires Top-Notch Employees

Working at Milton Hershey School is much more than a job. Each employee helps shape the lives of more than 2,000 students in grades pre-K through 12. As a year-round school and home for low-income students, MHS employs a variety of full- and part-time jobs from teachers and houseparents to health care professionals and maintenance workers.

Daily Life as a Houseparent

Houseparent couples live on the MHS campus in a private apartment connected to a student home. There you’ll care for eight to 12 students of the same gender and age range.

Becoming a full-time houseparent means building a life in the welcoming community of Hershey, Pennsylvania. You’ll find lots to discover when you live, work, and play in the town built on chocolate.

MHS Careers Booklet

The variety of full- and part-time jobs we have at MHS may surprise you. Explore the many opportunities here.

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.