Open Positions

Shanghai Young Bakers is hiring!
If you would like to join our team, whether on a long-term basis or for a 6-month internship, please check out the opportunities below. To apply, please send your CV to Include a cover email telling us more about your current situation, your reasons for wanting to join SYB, and any relevant qualifications or experience for the position. We look forward to hearing from you!

Social Enterprise Director

In order to increase its financial stability, since end 2011 SYB operates a social enterprise program, that offers public bakery classes, bread & pastry catering, and technical consulting services to individuals and companies wishing to contribute to the success and sustainability of the program.
We are looking for a professional and stable manager to lead the Social Enterprise operations of Shanghai Young Bakers. Candidates should have a fluent level of English + Chinese and/or French, and have significant knowledge and experience in team management and/or French bakery and/or social enterprise operations.

This full-time position is NOW OPEN. There are multiple development opportunities and we expect candidates to commit to at least 3-5 years.


Student life management assistant / 学生生活管理助理

The Student Life Assistant helps the social educator with all the students’ daily life issues, from class logistics, dormitory hygiene, expense reimbursement, to medical visits, support with students’ homework and outings organisation.

This position is now OPEN. The Student Life Assistant is expected to begin mid/end of August 2018.



Internship opportunities           

At Shanghai Young Bakers, interns actively engage in a growing international non-profit organisation, learn more about NGO operations in a Chinese environment, and directly contribute to turning an initially small project into a fully-fledged social enterprise. Work is based at Chi Heng Foundation’s Shanghai Office and is carried out in close cooperation with staff and volunteers from different nationalities, expertise and backgrounds.

The following opportunities open up every 6 months, generally around summer time and winter time. Send your application now to be considered for the next session!


Communication Coordinator          

Shanghai Young Bakers strives to raise awareness about its actions, engage supporters and volunteers, promote its brand and give recognition to its partners, through a professional communication strategy.

The Communication Coordinator takes charge of designing and implementing SYB’s overall external communication strategy, under the guidance of the SYB program director and with the support of other SYB volunteers and staff.

Time commitment: minimum 5 months (25 hours/week).


Partnerships Coordinator                    

Shanghai Young Bakers relies on a network of sponsors and partners to operate its program. These include financial sponsors, hotel internship partners, in-kind donors, pro-bono service providers, as well as NGOs, schools and institutions who help ensure the quality of the program.

The Partnerships Coordinator is in charge of building and managing innovative and long-lasting relationships with new and current partners.

Time commitment: minimum 6 months (20 hours/week), ideally from May to November


Social Enterprise Promotion & Event Coordinator

SYB’s Social Enterprise relies on a specific promotional material, active engagement on social media, and good customer service support, in order to attract and retain more clients and fans to take part in SYB’s commercial activities and so raise funds for SYB’s charity training program.

The intern in charge of Social Enterprise Promotion is responsible for developing and disseminating new editorial and promotional content around SYB’s commercial offer, and for helping out with certain activities (in particular with the public baking classes).

Time commitment: minimum of 5 months (20 hours/week). Some adjustments in the role may be made to better fit the candidate’s specific skills, interests and availability.