Place

Beijing, China

Type
Volunteer House Shared Room / Education

About this listing

Abridge EduCamp, a social enterprise based in the UK, launched in 2018 with the aim of facilitating cultural exchange between the UK and China. We offer a range of programs for students to volunteer in China, teaching English while experiencing Chinese culture and learning some of the language.

Our aims are:

  • To improve cultural relations between the UK and China
  • To promote language learning in both the UK and China
  • To improve UK teachers’ skills in supporting students with English as an Additional Language
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    The role/expectations What does the work schedule look like? Please give as much detail as possible

    Spend your summer at summer camps across China, from bustling Beijing to rural Jiangxi! Our unique cultural exchange programs combine English language teaching with a genuine cultural exchange – offering you an immersive insight into the Chinese culture through workshops, trips and an optional homestay week. Our English language camps are run on a not-for-profit basis, supporting students from partner schools and the surrounding rural areas. The role includes:
    • 2-6 week teaching internship
    • Teach English or your specialist subject
    • Assist with afternoon activities and competitions

    What are the Benefits of Volunteering with you? What will you learn?

    Our summer camp volunteering positions are very well funded and supported, offering you:
    • Full TEFL training
    • Free flights, accommodation and meals
    • Trips to famous local sights
    • Cultural workshops and activities
    • Optional (free) homestay week
    One of our primary aims as a social enterprise is to improve cultural understanding between the UK and China. Therefore, we focus on providing you with opportunities to experience the local culture and build stronger relationships with the local teachers from your host school.

    If you Charge Volunteers, please give us the complete break down of any cost involved

    Volunteers are required to pay a £200 fee upon acceptance onto the program, which is intended to cover our admin and training costs. Upon completion of the summer camp, you are given an allowance from the host school, typically of 2000 RMB (approx. £220), therefore this fee essentially acts as a deposit to secure your place.

    Details

    • ID : 4274
    • Type: Volunteer House Shared Room / Education
    • How many hours of work per day/week: Typically 3-5 hours per day
    • Type of weather : Generally warm and quite humid
    • Languages spoken: English; Chinese (Mandarin)
    • Are you able to host volunteers / interns with physical impairments such as mobility limitations (e.g. in a wheelchair), blindness, or deafness?: No

    Features

    What does the organization offer?

    • Air Conditioning
    • All Meals Provided
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
    • Electricity
    • Internet
    • Language lessons
    • Laundry
    • Limited internet access
    • Running Water
    • Transportation
    • Vegetarian Meals Provided
    • Visa Support

    What Should Volunteer bring and what are they responsible for ?

    • Bug spray
    • Pants/Jeans
    • Rain Coat
    • Shorts
    • Sun tan lotion
    • Visa

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    Terms & rules

    • Smoking allowed: No
    • Pets allowed: No
    • Children allowed: No

    Availability

    • The minimum stay is 16 nights

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