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Dream Corps 2011 Summer Volunteer Program in China

January 24, 2011

Dream Corps

 

Call for Applications: VOLUNTEER IN CHINA
2011 summer, May 19 – June 23 | Let Reading Inspire
  
 Apply at www.dreamcorps.org [1] | deadline: February 20, 2011

 
 Dream Corps is recruiting about 65 international volunteers to
 participate in its 2011 Summer Volunteer Program in underprivileged
 rural schools (township elementary or middle schools) and villages of
 China. Volunteers will take part in activities that include:

      * Establishing and developing libraries: decorations, cataloging
 books, electronic cataloging system set-ups, and library policy making.

      * Reading programs: “Library Month”, “Reading Aloud”,
 “Science and Reading”, English Reading, and crafts.

      * Understanding and learning from locals: communicating with the
 local teachers, home visits, community research, and promoting reading in the community.

 The program consists of 4 days of training in Beijing, 3 weeks of
 volunteer work on assigned volunteer sites, and 3 days concluding forum
 in Beijing.  

 Please visit our  website at http://www.dreamcorps.org/ [2] for more information.  For additional questions regarding the application and volunteer selection process, please contact volunteer@dreamcorps.org [3].

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