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Volunteer in China

Volunteer in China

Explore International Volunteer HQ’s unique China volunteer abroad program. Choose from a wide range of trusted China volunteer projects, including Teaching English, Special Needs Care or a special Summer Outreach project. Volunteer work in China is based in Xi’an, the capital of Shaanxi Province. With affordable Program Fees and top rated volunteer projects trusted by over 116,000 travellers, IVHQ is the best volunteer organisation in China.

Highlights:
  • 3 meaningful project options available year-round
  • Program Fees from AU$434 for 1 week
  • Includes airport pick-up, orientation, accommodation, meals and 24/7 in-country support
  • Accommodation in volunteer apartment or local homestay

  • Projects based in and around the ancient Chinese city of Xi’an

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Key information

Fully hosted experience from AU$434
Volunteer from 1 - 24 weeks
Ages 18+ and families
Based in the ancient city Xi'an
Discover rich history & landscapes
Projects align with UN Sustainable Development Goals
Impact driven projects run by locals
B Corporation certified organization

Volunteer opportunities in China

Improves health & wellbeing

3-5 hours volunteering per day

Program Fees from AU$434

  • Duration: 1 - 24 weeks
  • Programs start every first and third Monday of the month
  • Based in special needs programs in and near Xi’an
  • Volunteers aged 18+ and families

Help in under-resourced disability care sectors, providing care and attention to children and adults with a range of special needs.

Increases access to education

3-5 hours volunteering per day

Program Fees from AU$434

  • Duration: 1 - 24 weeks
  • Programs start every first and third Monday of the month
  • Based in villages in northern China
  • Volunteers aged 18+ and families

Assist in summer holiday programs between July-August, playing a lead role as an English teacher for students aged between 10-18.

Increases access to education

3-5 hours volunteering per day

Program Fees from AU$434

  • Duration: 1 - 24 weeks
  • Programs start every first and third Monday of the month
  • Based in Xi’an or Weinan
  • Volunteers aged 18+ and families

Bring a valued perspective as a fluent English speaker to help with lessons in government-owned schools. Teach alone, in pairs or as an assistant to a local teacher, with classes for students aged between 3-21.

”My volunteer experience in China was the best 8 weeks of my life. Be prepared to step outside your comfort zone and I can assure you that it is rewarding beyond words.”

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How to get started

Pick a destination + project and apply for free
Meet your personal volunteer travel expert
Pay the Registration Fee to secure your place and upgrade your MyIVHQ account
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