vol-homeVolunteering can be one of the most rewarding and valuable experiences of your life. The children and adults you’ll be supporting through MCF will benefit hugely from everything you have to offer and, in return, you’ll experience an unforgettable culture and a lifestyle unimaginable back home.

Program overview

MCF has many volunteers who do more for us than teaching English. Although our Beijing Buddies program is a vital aspect of MCF’s work, we welcome volunteers from all over who want to help our organisation in other ways. From events management to website maintenance, we need people who have the skills, enthusiasm and time needed to make MCF work on a day to day basis. Below is a list of ways that you can get involved with MCF…

  • Event organisation
  • Website maintenance
  • Fundraising
  • Social media
  • Merchandising
  • Curriculum planning
  • Leading sessions
  • Photography/Video
  • Translation
  • Developing and running special educational programs
  • Creating educational resources
  • And many more! If you have an idea of how you can work with MCF then contact us

What else you can do as an MCF volunteer

Regardless of your skills or previous experience, you can make a valuable contribution in the schools we support, from assisting with computer maintenance to marking spelling tests! Our Beijing Buddy program focuses on assisting in English classes, but if you feel you have any of the following specific skills be sure to let us know during the application process and we’ll do our best to allow you to put them to good use:

  • Coach a sport or team
  • Teach a musical instruments
  • Teach literacy skills
  • Paint and draw with classes
  • Set up basic IT systems
  • Teach needlework and handicrafts
  • Run first aid sessions
  • Teach songs and games

For more information please contact:

Lorna Snuggs    lorna@mcfchina.org