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Q: How do get a volunteer position at a Chinese orphanage?

I've met a few people who have volunteered at orphanages but never see volunteer opportunities like this advertised anywhere. What's the best way of finding and getting such positions?

3 years 5 weeks ago in  Business & Jobs - China

 
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Simply go to an orphanage see if they have positions available and they put you to work. Of course there will be a background check and then you have to qualify first. Meaning good record, no troubles with the law, probably have to take a volunteer course and then you will be set!heart

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You have not met anyone who has volunteered at any orphanage.

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Oh no....how badly do you want to break your heart? The things you'll see in a Chinese orphanage will not please you. I think you're braver than me for wanting to do that. 

 

 

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Sometimes students from this college go to volunteer for a few hours. When I heard about it, I went with them. They played some games with the children, and some of the children put on a dance performance. We brought lots of snacks for them, and if they won a game they got a prize. All of them had some kind of disability, which is why the parents abandoned them, I would think. One of the cutest little girls was there, all that was wrong with her was that she couldn't move her legs. I know that doesn't sound like a big deal, but because she lives in China, there are very few ramps and many buildings don't have elevators. It's unfortunate that these children don't have a home, but at least we could give them a few hours of fun.

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