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Volunteer in China - Hutong School Volunteer Program


China: Beijing, Chengdu, Shanghai

Program Duration

7-12 Months, 9-12 Weeks, Multiple Year, 1-2 Years, 3-6 Months, 5-8 Weeks, 2-4 Weeks


All year round applications, programs start every month.


We accept applications all year round with set program start dates at the beginning of every month. Students 18 years of age and above can enroll for a period from one month to one year. We teach all levels of Chinese, from absolute beginner classes to advanced and specialized courses (business, diplomatic).


  • English

Cost in US$:

Depends on the length of stay. Please check our website for more information.

Cost Includes:

  • Written materials abroad
  • Registration fees
  • In-country staff support
  • In-country orientation/Training
  • Language instruction
  • Excursions
  • Housing

Program Fees Include:

* Volunteer Placement
* 6 hours of Chinese group classes per week
* Accommodation in a shared apartment (with your own bedroom) near the centres of Beijing or Shanghai (all utilities included)
* Organization of cultural activities 2-4 times per week (tea ceremony, taichi class, kung fu show, trips to the Great Wall, excursions in and around Beijing or Shanghai
* Practical assistance while here in China (including airport pickup, visa assistance, 24/7 support)
* Networking Support

Experience Required


Volunteer Types

  • Aids
  • Disability Issues
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Grassroots Organization
  • Human Rights
  • Orphans
  • Street Children
  • Youth
  • Youth Development

Age Range

minimum age 18

This Program is open to

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

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Apartment/Flat

Participants Travel

Independently or in Groups

Typically Participants Work

Independently or in Groups

Application Process Involves

  • Online Application
  • Resume
  • Phone/Video Interview

Post Services Include

  • Job and Internship Network
  • Alumni Network
  • Exit Debriefing Abroad