Hands on volunteering.

Volunteer Program China is one of the most rewarding and immersive experiences you can have by helping out in
local grassroots community projects in China.

Our volunteer projects are sustainable projects that have been hand selected by us for causes we believe in. As a volunteer in China, you will be exposed to a number of areas and learn what it means to run a non-profit organisation.

ImmerQi offers volunteer programs to suit your background and time you can commit.

Program Snapshot

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4-24 weeks available
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Monthly intakes
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Housing and select meals provided
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Beijing

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Mandarin not required. Good English level required

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Available to undergraduates or a recent graduate

Program Highlights

The ImmerQi Volunteer China Program has a comprehensive list of inclusions to ensure you have a rich and memorable experience in China.

Volunteering Experience

Pre-Departure & Visas

Chinese Lessons

Arrival & Orientation

Social Activities

Career Development

Accommodation

On Site Staff

Five killer reasons to volunteer in China.

Trial your new career before you commit to it long-term

Test-drive your knowledge and skills in a challenging, international environment

Enhance your CV in China, a market all multinationals have a keen interest in

Build your professional network in a place that is encouraging innovation, research and entrepreneurship

Exposure to the Chinese business environment, business customs and culture will help with future job searches

Volunteer to advance your career.

Volunteering will offer vital help to people in need, engage with communities and provide many benefits to you personally. The right match can help you connect to a worthwhile cause, improve your wellbeing, learn new skills and even advance your career.

Improve employability.

Demonstrate to potential employers that you value giving back to the community.

Energise your mind and body.

Volunteering is a fun and purposeful way to explore your interests and passions.

Connect to the community.

Make new friends, expand your overall network and boost your social skills.

Foster home for visually impaired.

 

This 12+ weeks program is for volunteers who will live and assist at a foster home for blind and visually impaired children and is offers hands on volunteering experience and full cultural exchange.

The mission of the organisation is to teach each visually impaired individual academic skills and assist them to reach a fulfilled life. Through providing care, education, life skills and livelihood opportunities the charity helps the children to live independently as dignified members in their society.

Grassroots NGO’s

Volunteer for 4 to 8 weeks in one of the locally operated and underfunded NGO’s that we support in Beijing.

These organisations have very limited resources – they require funding and hands-on help within a number of areas, which is where our participants can really make a positive difference.

Volunteers provide help with a range of day-to-day tasks as well as individual and group projects, according to each charity’s needs.

How can I help?

Working alongside children with special needs requires certain skills and sensitivity.

To ensure that volunteers are fully prepared for their projects and to make them at ease within their roles, the foster home will provide on location training on how to work with children with disabilities during the first few days of their placement.

As well as becoming actively involved in the day to day running of the foster home, volunteers will be fully immersed into the Chinese way of life, through language learning and cultural activities.

Current roles available include:

  • English Teachers
  • Paediatrician
  • Health Care
  • Optometrist
  • Dentist
  • Psychologist
  • Counselor
  • Specialised Educator
  • Speech Therapist
  • Physical Therapist
  • Graphic Design
  • Agricultural Expert
  • Translator (English, French, Chinese)

Beijing

Beijing is the cultural, historical and political hub of China. A buzzing metropolis that blends ancient architecture with modern landmarks, you won’t be sure of places to explore and things to do.

Social activities

Learn the art of bargaining, check out the amazing nightlife, practise tai chi or belt out Bon Jovi covers at KTV night!

Delicious food

Open your palette to a new world of flavours! Try hotpot, Beijing duck, dumplings or if you’re adventurous some street food!

Infamous wonders

Be sure to visit historic and architectural wonders such as the Great Wall, Summer Palace and Forbidden City.

Financing

Volunteering in China is an investment in your future which requires savings to ensure you can fully enjoy your time in China.

Find out how to have a memorable and affordable experience through budgeting and funding options. If you are parent or institution we also address typical questions.

Prices & Dates

The following table outlines current prices for our Volunteer China Program, excluding flights and insurance.

We take payment online through secure gateways.

Start dates are available each month.

DurationProgram fee ($US)
8 weeks2,500
12 weeks 2,900

You should apply at least 90 days prior to your intended program start date.

 Application DeadlineProgram Start Date
July 2017 Intake6 April29 June
August 2017 Intake11 May3 August
September 2017 Intake8 June31 August
October 2017 Intake20 July12 October
November 2017 Intake10 August2 November
December 2017 Intake7 September30 November

You should apply at least 90 days prior to your intended program start date.

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