Transition Living Coordinator
Milton Hershey School (MHS) is seeking a Transitional Living Coordinator (TLC) for a female residence facility. The TLC is responsible for oversight of the facility and its 20 plus female high school senior residents, as well as affiliated staff. The Transitional Living Program is designed to intentionally prepare the student residents for success in life post-graduation through providing independent living experiences and life-skills programming.
The TLC provides the leadership and oversight for the staff and student residents. The TLC leads, mentors and supervises staff and students, as well as develops and delivers educational programming, events, and recreational activities. The TLC is accountable for staff management, building oversight, budget oversight, and overall safety of staff and students. The TLC actively engages with students, establishing relationships and mentorships to guide the students in their personal and professional development, which includes a strengths-based approach and restorative justice practices. The TLC also regularly interacts with the residents’ families of origin.
In collaboration with other Transitional Living staff, the TLC develops and implements experiential learning opportunities and programs for students to promote their skill development through self-responsibility. Special focus includes time management & financial management, as well as self-management skills such as self-discipline, health and wellness strategies, and social skills. There is a focus on helping seniors learn balance & discipline, leading to achievement of academic outcomes required for graduation and post-graduate success.