Although all positions listed may not have a vacancy at this time, applications and resumes are being accepted for the following positions:

Special Education Teachers  The Hoffman Academy is accepting applicants for 2015/2016 Special Education Teacher positions. The Special Education Teacher is a full-time position with benefits. Applicants must have Pennsylvania Certification in Special Education. Proper clearances, as defined by the Pennsylvania Department of Education, are required.

The Hoffman Academy is looking for teachers to work in a creative and versatile environment geared toward educating and treating at-risk youth. The goal is to allow teachers the flexibility to deliver curriculum in the most effective manner. Teachers, at the Hoffman Academy, must be able to work as part of a treatment team (i.e. the student, therapist, direct-care staff, parents, etc.) and assist the student in defining and achieving successful outcomes. Teachers are encouraged to use the support of the therapists and direct-care staff. The principles of Sanctuary® and Trauma Informed Care are expected to be applied within the daily routines, interactions and interventions of the school day. Overall, teachers for the Hoffman Academy must exhibit an enthusiasm for educating distressed young people while coaching them toward a safe and productive lifestyle.

Applicants should send a resume to Walter Smith, Director of Education, at

Nurses  The Medical Services Department is accepting applicants for RN and LPN positions. The schedule is 4 days on/ 4 days off. Hoffman Homes for Youth will give you the opportunity to work with an at-risk population (ages 6 - 18 years of age). Basic nursing duties are performed. Nurses are expected to tend to ill/injured clients and complete medication administration. Nurses work closely with the physicians and psychiatrists to coordinate proper treatment for the children in care. Hoffman Homes provides the opportunity for you to build a long-term relationship with the clients. You will play a large roll in helping the clients reach their goals and return to the community.

Applicants, for the 1st and 2nd shift positions, must be a Registered Nurse, licensed by the Pennsylvania State Board of Examiners. Licensed Practical Nurses will be considered for 3rd shift positions. Applicants must be at least 21 years of age, possess a valid driver's license and have basic computer skills. Pennsylvania Childline, Criminal, and FBI clearances will be processed. Orientation and training will be provided.

Applicants should send a resume to Deb Johnston, VP of Medical Services, at

Mental Health Worker  - 4 days on/4 days off-Work directly in the residences with the children. $12.80/hr. and benefit package. $12.90/hr. after 6 months; $13.00/hr. after one year. Orientation program and ongoing training/supervision provided. All applicants need to be 21 years of age or older.

Mental Health Aides   - 4 days on/4 days off-Monitor children during sleeping hours and assist Mental Health Workers with evening routines. $11.25/hr. and benefit package. $11.37/hr. after 6 months; $11.50/hr. after one year. Orientation program and ongoing training/supervision provided. All applicants need to be 21 years of age or older. 


Employee benefits include:
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental, Vision, Pet & Supplemental (Accident, Life, STD, etc.) Insurance
  • Prescription Drug Plan
  • 7 Paid Holidays (some positions at time and a half if scheduled to work
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Funeral Leave
  • 403B Plan
  • Discounted rates to Gold's Gym, Hanover

Hoffman Homes, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orinetation, veteran status, national orgin, age, disability, gender orientation, genetic information or any status protected by law. 

To apply, please download and complete the application for employment and return to the contact person listed above or to the Human Resources Department.

Hoffman Homes for Youth, Inc.
Attn: Human Resources
815 Orphanage Road
Littlestown, PA 17340
Fax: (717) 359-2600

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Hoffman Homes for Youth • 815 Orphanage Road • Littlestown, PA 17340
Phone: (717) 359-7148 • Fax: (717) 359-2600