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Jobs at the Swiss Youth Hostels

Are you looking for a new challenge? Are you interested in Swiss Youth Hostels as an employer? Then you've come to the right place!

Our employees play a decisive role in our non-profit organisation. We therefore place high demands on them. Our philosophy includes a progressive employee policy with regard to management style, working conditions, social security, equal opportunities, personal responsibility and professional advancement.

Join us in setting milestones in the Swiss tourism landscape and help to further advance innovation in sustainable tourism. Unfortunately, the job offers are only available in German. We invite you to click here to access the current vacancies.

Unsolicited applications

Would you like to work for the Swiss Youth Hostels but aren’t sure whether one of the jobs below suits you? Then send us your unsolicited application today to jobs.sjh@youthhostel.ch. Please mention your desired place of work or the region as well as the area of employment (all-rounder, reception, kitchen, etc.).

Benefits as SYH staff – what we offer!

As an SYH staff member, you benefit from many advantages at the Swiss Youth Hostels, but also from various attractive partners.

    • Free SYH membership
    • Vouchers for overnight stays at Swiss Youth Hostels including breakfast
    • Friends & family discount: Friends and family of SYH staff stay at Swiss Youth Hostels with savings of up to 30%
    • Attractive loyalty bonuses after 5, 10 & 15 years of employment
    • 5 weeks’ holiday & 13 months’ wages per year
    • Profit-sharing model for hostel managers
    • Bring your friends: Commission of CHF 500 for successful recruitment
    • Attractive benefits & discounts from partner companies
    • Politically and religiously unaffiliated non-profit organisation in the legal form of a non-profit association
    • Socially, ecologically and economically sustainable employer
    • Familiar, warm and open corporate culture on a first-name basis
    • Equality in all areas
    • We see diversity as an enrichment
    • Attractive social benefits
    • Good range of internal training courses
    • Opportunity for work placements in youth hostels throughout Switzerland, e.g. as a language stay
    • Support opportunities for external training in specialist areas
    • Regular team-building events