Weekend Rural Volunteering Tour this November!

This autumn get prepared for a once in a life time adventure to join a Stepping Stones rural weekend tour! From November 11 to 13 we will lead a group of volunteers to teach English to “left-behind” children in a boarding school in Guangde, Anhui.

As a Stepping Stones rural volunteer, you have the opportunity to gain a first-hand Chinese cultural experience, while giving back to the local community by teaching fun and interactive English lessons to the students for 2 days.

The tour costs RMB 1,600 per participant, which includes:

  • Round-trip bus tickets
  • 24/7 staff support
  • Pre-departure preparatory training and briefing
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • Insurance
  • Stepping Stones t-shirt
  • Volunteering certificate

Trip Itinerary:

Friday, November 11

  • Evening (6pm) – Leave Shanghai on a public bus to Guangde, Anhui

Saturday, November 12

  • Morning – 2-3 English lessons
  • Lunch – at school
  • Afternoon – 2-3 English lessons
  • Dinner – at hotel

Sunday, November 13

  • Morning – 2-3 English lessons
  • Lunch – at school
  • Afternoon – 1-2 English lessons and then take the bus back to Shanghai
  • Evening (6 pm) – Arrive back in Shanghai

This tour is designed for adult volunteers. Any volunteers between 15-17 years old must be accompanied by their parent or guardian, who will take full responsibility for them during the tour. 

To sign up for this tour, please follow this link and fill out all the relevant information. Please note that if we do not have a minimum of 8 participants we will not run this tour.

If you would like to sign up for our next rural tour or would like further information about Stepping Stones’ rural tours, you can go here or contact Morgan Banaszek, volunteer@steppingstoneschina.net.