Volunteer English Teacher Needed in Rural China

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Program Description

GFC is in need of enthusiastic volunteers who are interested in:

- Supporting a high-quality college that is progressive and working towards helping the visually impaired as well as ethnic minorities
- Promoting a high level of education and equality in the communities of Western China, which include teacher training with local primary and middle school English instructors
- Teaching students in the Guizhou Province who are underprivileged but academically remarkable
- Enhancing an environment conducive to student-centered learning
- Collaborating with Marriott Hotel, HTC, Tangrenfang, Baidu, and other partners to create a diverse and vibrant vocational learning community of residents
- Contributing valuable skills and, in return, becoming enriched through the culture of China and that of the local minorities

This is a full time position for a volunteer teacher. Volunteers are expected to teach 14 classes each week with 45 minutes each class. We also offer an administrative volunteer position and a combination position that takes up around 40 hours each week.


- Volunteering with a high quality college that supports the visually impaired as well as ethnic minorities
- A monthly stipend
- Experiencing multiple cultures and communities
- Opportunity to learn Mandarin


- Personal Conviction in the transformative power of education
- Commit with professionalism to do what it takes to serve the needs of GFC and its students for at least one year (longer commitments are encouraged)
- Model sincerity, patience, positive attitude, self-motivation, self-management, and the spirit of service
- Work well in a team environment and be able to adapt in variety of circumstances including changes in lifestyle
- Hold a Bachelor’s degree with 2+ years teaching experience preferred or a TEFL/TESOL/ESL certification.
- Native English speakers preferred

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What`s Included

International volunteers earn a travel ticket and a visa subsidy of up to 10,000 RMB in exchange for a year of service or longer
Supplementary health insurance will be provided during the service
Receive 1000 RMB monthly living allowance
Free lodging in private furnished room and bathroom with cable TV and full access to school library, sports facilities and Wi-Fi
Free Chinese lessons
Free GFC shuttle bus to Guiyang City on weekends
Make a contribution to the education of young people and help alleviate poverty among diverse Chinese ethnic minorities
Discover rural China and immerse in authentic Chinese Culture

Program Locations

Huishui, China

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Program Details

Guizhou Forerunner College
  • China: Huishui
Throughout the year
Program Duration:
1 year+
Chinese, English
No program fee charged
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