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12 Week Mandarin and Teaching Project in Rural China

Locations

China: Hangzhou, Rural Areas

Program Duration

3-6 Months

Dates

Departs January / May / August

Qualifications

* Able to speak English fluently
* Enthusiastic
* Adaptable
* Committed and resilient (and have a sense of humor!)

Minimum Education

High School

Languages

  • English

Cost in US$:

from USD4,800

Cost Includes:

  • Food
  • Housing
  • In-country orientation/Training
  • In-country staff support
  • Language instruction
  • Registration fees

Program Fees Include:

* Orientation course
* Four-week intensive Mandarin course
* Accommodation and food (except during independent travel)
* 24 hour in-country back up and support from our local representative

Experience Required

no

Volunteer Types

  • Teaching

Typical Volunteer

Most volunteers who participate are between school and college, whilst at college or between college and employment. Most are British but increasingly individuals from the USA, Canada, Australia, Hong Kong, and Taiwan are joining the programs.

Age Range

18-25

This Program is open to

Worldwide Participants. This Program is also open to Couples and Individuals.

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Apartment/Flat

Participants Travel

in Groups

Typically Participants Work

in Groups

Application Process Involves

  • In-Person Interview when Feasible
  • Letters of Reference
  • Online Application
  • Phone/Video Interview

Typically The Application Process Time is

Four weeks

Post Services Include

  • Alumni Network
  • Re-Entry Debriefing at Home