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Basic Requirements of BNVS Volunteer

Age, 18 or above
Kind-hearted and keen on charity events.
Follow the principles of free will, equality, volunteer, honesty and legality.
With basic qualities of volunteering and relative technical knowledge.
Abide by the laws of PRC and the volunteer criteria of BNVS.

 

     

    Volunteer Opportunities

    As a nonprofit organization, BNVS’s establishment and development are hand in hand with the supports and contributions from the volunteers. The following are the positions are available, we espcially need foreigners.

    Position 1: BNVS Access Program Volunteers

    English Access Microscholarship Program (Access Program), an initiative of the United States Embassy in China and the United States Department of State, is a global program which aims to help the disadvantaged youth to have better jobs through English teaching. As one of the only two program partners in China, BNVS has successfully finished the first Access program from 2007-2009, under which nearly 90 students had the precious opportunity to improve oral English skills and 3 of them qualified for a chance of a three-week visit to the U.S. in 2008.
    From 2009, another 2 year Access Program started both in BNVS Beijing and BNVS Chengdu. At each school, nearly 80 students (aged around 18 years old) will participate in the program.
    The Access Program provides 5 hours teaching activities each week, usually from March to early July, and from late September to early January. The program includes both in class and outdoor activities, with various topics.
    Access Program is in great need of volunteers (English Teaching Assistant) who can help the students practice oral English in groups and to assist the teacher in modeling activities.
    The lead teacher of the Access program prepare the schedule for the whole semester and coordinate the time for each volunteer to participate.
    We fully understand that volunteers cannot join us every time or have to change their schedule due to work. It’s our duty to ensure the volunteers a pleasant and happy teaching environment each time they come to school.


    Requirements of the English Teaching Assistant:

    1. fluent English, preferably native speaker
    2. preferably some knowledge of Chinese
    3. preferably some teaching experience &/or training
    4. able to help the teacher in the classroom

    Position 2: Translator

    Due to the high degree of international cooperation with the school, BNVS has an ongoing need for highly qualified Chinese/English and English/Chinese translators, particularly during major events. Also, there is a need for native English speakers with good writing skills to polish the English translations prior to publication.


    URGENT NEED
    Chinese to English translator


    Requirements:
    1. B.A. or higher, English major
    2. bilingual, Chinese and English
    3. previous translation experience &/or training preferred
    4. ability to meet deadlines
    5. work can be submitted via email.

     

     

    Volunteer Application

    Please download the BNVS Volunteer Application Form and send it to the following e-mail address. Please state at which school you want to volunteer.

    BNVS Beijing: bnvs-bj@bnvs.cn
    BNVS Chengdu: bnvs-cd@bnvs.cn
    BNVS Nanjing: bnvs-nj@bnvs.cn
    BNVS Sanya: bnvs-sy@bnvs.cn
    BNVS Wuhan: bnvs-wh@bnvs.cn
    BNVS Zhengzhou: bnvs-zz@bnvs.cn
    BNVS Dalian: bnvs-dl@bnvs.cn
    BNVS Yinchuan: bnvs-yc@bnvs.cn
    BNVS Lijiang: bnvs-lj@bnvs.cn

     

    Volunteer Handbook

    For more information, please download BNVS Volunteer Handbook