Volunteer in China


Environmental cleanup and awareness raising in Mount Sanqing National Park
Fuzhou, Jiangxi Province       July 4 - July 22, 2016

Volunteer project: The project aims to spread the concept of world heritage, not only among school students and tourists, but also among international volunteers. The project participants will get a deeper understanding about world heritage and the Mount Sanqingshan National Park, and will help raise the awareness about the importance of protecting the World Heritage sites and the Mount Sanqingshan National Park. Volunteers’ activities are meant to influence the tourists and local residents and raise their consciousness about the surrounding precious world heritage.

Volunteers will do some manual work at the World Heritage site. They will do a survey about how much tourists know about the Sanqingshan Mountain; will pick up garbage and clean the mountain; and will organize a World Heritage drawing competition. Then, volunteers will move to a local school to share with the local teenagers about the world heritage both in and out of China, and raise their awareness of the importance of protecting the world heritage sites.

Language: English

Accommodation: The volunteers will live in the dorms of a local school.

Location: Fuzhou, Jiangxi Province

Terminal: Beijing Capital International Airport or Beijing Train Stations. The volunteers will take the train from Beijing to Fuzhou together.

Age range: 18 - 40 years old

Gender equality and cultural exchange program
Beijing & Hebei Province       July 9 - July 18, 2016

Volunteer project: Gender Equality is not only a fundamental human right, but a necessary foundation for the creation of sustainable and peaceful societies. UNESCO’s published report on Gender Equality: Heritage and Creativity vividly demonstrates the need for deeper debate, research and awareness-raising on the need for equal rights, responsibilities and opportunities for women and men, boys and girls in the fields of heritage and creativity.
This project is focused on exploring how to build a world in which people can live together friendly, and on achieving better gender equality. The main purpose of this project is to look into different aspects of life, culture and women’s reality. It also tries to empower women and lead women to have a smart life.

The volunteers will make visits to a village which is close to the Great Wall, will meet with the local residents, will have some discussions about gender equality; will do surveys, will try to analyze the results of the surveys and find some solutions for the problems the surveys reveal. At the same time, the volunteers will learn/teach traditional hand crafts, and will help local people to develop their own family workshop.

The volunteers will also have activity classes with Chinese rural school students. They will work together with Chinese volunteers in the schools to have classes and activities with the students there and also do some repair work for the school, such as painting the roof, cleaning the school yard, and so on.

Volunteers will also get an experience of Chinese traditional culture and handicrafts skills learning.

Language: English

Accommodation: The volunteers will live in the dorms of a local school.

Location: Village in Beijing & Hebei Province

Terminal: Beijing Capital International Airport or Beijing Train Stations

Age range: 18 - 40 years old

English teaching and cultural exchange program
6 projects of 2 weeks in July and August

Volunteer project: The aim of this program is to popularize education equality, encourage cultural exchange, create a multicultural environment and reveal cultural diversity. The project builds an international platform for exchange and close relationships between international volunteers and local schools.

There will be opening and closing ceremonies. On the opening ceremony, the volunteers need to prepare together a performance or a show and introduce themselves. On the closing ceremony, the volunteers will have a performance with their Chinese students.

During the program, the volunteers will spend 7-12 days carrying out English language and Cultural exchange classes and activities with Chinese teenagers from 7-16 year old. They will also attend some feedback sessions after each working day to discuss and debrief the daily activities. During the weekend, the volunteer team will take trips to the most popular tourist attractions around.

There will be one Chinese volunteer to work with one international volunteer for all the events. There’s one weekend day break when local cultural experience and sightseeing will be offered to the volunteers.

Special requirements: Volunteers need to prepare a teaching plan for several topic classes before coming to the project.

Language: English

Accommodation: The volunteers will live in the dorms of a local school.

Location: Fuzhou City, Jiangxi Province; Taiyuan City, Shanxi Province; Chengdu, Sichuan Province; Handan, Hebei Province; Beijing; Qufu, Shandong Province.

Terminal: Beijing Capital International Airport or Beijing Train Stations.

Age range: 18 - 40 years old

All available dates and locations for this project:

July 9 - July 22, 2016 | Fuzhou, Jiangxi Province

July 9 - July 23, 2016 | Taiyuan, Shanxi Province

July 14 - July 23, 2016 | Chengdu, Sichuan Province

July 25 - August 5, 2016 | Handan, Hebei Province

July 25 - August 5, 2016 | Beijing

July 25 - August 5, 2016 | Qufu, Shandong Province

Preservation and promotion of the Three Confucian Sites in Qufu
Qufu, Shandong Province       July 18 - August 5, 2016

Volunteer project: This volunteer project takes place at the Temple and Cemetery of Confucius and the Kong Family Mansion in Qufu. Through this project, participants will learn about Confucianism, will help to promote the understanding of the Chinese history through Confucianism, and will share cultural differences to create a more harmonious world.

During the project, volunteers will identify the present problem of tourists’ safety and gradually improve the protection measures. They will trim the trees on the Confucius sites, will participate and experience the Confucius Fete Ceremony, will do clean up work in the temple, will plant some trees in the village surrounding the Confucius areas, will paint the railings on the Confucius site. International volunteers will work together with Chinese volunteers to do some educational work with local middle school students, to share the World Heritage knowledge and organize group activities.

Language: English

Accommodation: The volunteers will live in the dorms of a local school.

Location: Qufu, Shandong Province

Terminal: Beijing Capital International Airport or Beijing Train Stations. The volunteers will take the train from Beijing to Qufu together.

Age range: 18 - 40 years old

Renovation and awareness activities at Qingchengshan World Heritage Site
Dujiangyan, Sichuan Province       July 24 - August 6, 2016

Volunteer project: Mount Qingchengshan is located at the Dujiangyan scenery spot of Chengdu, Sichuan Province. It is one of the ancient cradles of Daoism. The mountain has numerous Daoist temples and sites along the paths to its peak. This mountain is green all year round and is known for its secluded tranquility.

Volunteers will do some manual work at the World Heritage site. They will do a survey with the tourists about how much they know the Qingchengshan; pick up the garbage and do some cleaning work. Volunteers will help to paint the chain fence, repair the garbage bins, clean the moss, lead the tourists to the right place, etc. After the manual work, volunteers will move to a local school, share with the local teenagers about the world heritage both in and out of China, and raise their awareness of the importance of the protection of the world heritage site.

Language: English

Accommodation: The volunteers will live in the dorms of a local school.

Location: Dujiangyan City, Sichuan Province

Terminal: Beijing Capital International Airport or Beijing Train Stations. The volunteers will take the train from Beijing to Chengdu together.

Age range: 18 - 40 years old