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Open Positions

Our organization relies on the generous donation of time and talents of the local and expat Shanghai community. As an organization that supports over 400 students a year we need help in every business area! Current needs include:

IT professional:

* Help us network our computers

* Ensure our software is up to date and protected from Malware

* Research with the support of others an affordable and easy to use membership database

Communications and Marketing – join our team of two by:

* launching our WeChat account

* managing our LinkedIn Group page

* developing power points for one-on-one and group presentations

* updating our website with the latest Shanghai Sunrise news (Word Press software)

Merchandise Sales – help our team of two:

* determine the merchandise mix for 2016

* develop a corporate giving program to benefit Shanghai Sunrise

* recruit a team to sell merchandise at school bazaars, expat coffee mornings and community fairs

* oversee ordering and inventory of supplies

Fundraising Events:

* plan and manage events large and small to benefit Shanghai Sunrise

Donor Relations – work with another volunteer to:

* conduct one-on-one visits with corporate and individual sponsors

Scholarship Program – assist our two paid staff members with:

* conducting home visits of potential scholarship recipients (knowledge of Shanghaineses required)

* interviewing applicants for university sponsorship

* translate information from Chinese documents to English

We are looking for volunteers who are willing to contribute their professional skills and experience on a mid- and long-term basis. This could be just for the duration of a particular project or become a regular role of a few hours a week. Working times are flexible to accommodate those who are only available during the evenings and weekends and for those who are only available midweek.

We are made up of all levels in a number of skills and absolutely welcome absolute beginners. All you need to have is a big heart and a sense of humor! For more information about volunteer positions or volunteering with Shanghai Sunrise, please contact us at ExecutiveDirector@shanghaisunrise.com.