Category Archives: Programme Updates

St. Paul American School students have successfully completed their rural volunteering placement, again!

We organized a volunteering placement trip to one of our rural sites for St. Paul American students. This volunteer possibility gives the students a chance to teach those young primary students with underprivileged conditions.  Being embraced in the rural areas … Continue reading

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Our summer camp has started! Woohoo!

3,2,1, our 2018 summer camp started yesterday! Our super volunteer team is teaching various classes to kids at two sites, including English, arts and crafts, Chinese reading, music, drama, environment, etc. Here are some sneak peeks of the program. Seems … Continue reading

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Looking for an exciting opportunity in the NGO sector? We are recruiting a Training Manager!

We are looking for a qualified, committed and experienced candidate to fill the role of Training Manager for our volunteer English teaching programs.   In short, this position provides an exciting opportunity for a qualified candidate to utilize his or … Continue reading

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Thank you lovely teachers from our Teacher Training Program.

On June 2nd we had our first ever Teacher Training Appreciation Party. The event was held at Stepping Stones' office. The turn-out was fantastic, over 50 people in all, 37 of them English teachers from the program. All the schools … Continue reading

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Volunteer Appreciation Party was a success!

On May 23rd,  we organized our Volunteer Appreciation Party for our volunteers, hosted by our sponsor, D.O.C. Over 80 volunteers showed up and attended the party. With the Spring Semester nearing its end, we are glad to have the opportunity to thank our volunteers … Continue reading

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Help us to give children some summer fun!

Last summer, Stepping Stones ran a fun summer camp for 60 children in Huacao, Minhang District. It was so successful that the local Youth League asked us to run two camps this year, providing 120 children with safe, fun day … Continue reading

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Our 2 teams have walked 501km for E.G.G. Walkathon to raise money for our Classroom Teaching Program!

Initiated by Shanghai United Foundation, “E.G.G.Walkathon” has been held every year since 2011, with 665 participating teams this year! 12 May was the DAY!  This year we had two teams: Team (Stepping Stones &) Mingdao, and Team Triple Stones. The former included staff from … Continue reading

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Our Rural Individual Volunteering Program is calling for participants this summer!

This summer, Stepping Stones is pleased to offer volunteering opportunities in a few rural areas of China! For individual volunteers who are eager to leave the city, explore rural life, while giving back, consider teaching English to disadvantaged students. Not only … Continue reading

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Our Annual Report 2017 is released!

We are delighted to have completed our Annual Report 2017.  We are very grateful to each of you for the important part you played in the success of our all our programs.  Please take a look at what we achieved … Continue reading

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Rural Trips 2018 soon to depart!

New year, new start, and our rural trips are back on track! This spring, Stepping Stones is happy to offer two unique volunteering experiences in rural (and blossoming) areas of China. Two weeklong tours are arranged in May for volunteers … Continue reading

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Stepping Stones Spring Updates

Please accept our warmest spring regards, along with our latest updates.  1. Spring Updates The Spring has arrived, our new volunteers have been trained and our programs have all started up again at the beginning of the new term!  Each week, … Continue reading

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2018 Egg Walkathon is calling for teams!

Egg Walkathon, one of the most well-known annual fundraising campaigns in Shanghai China, is now calling for charity teams to rise to the 2018 Egg Walk Challenge.  As the long-term partner of Shanghai United Foundation, who initiated this annual campaign in … Continue reading

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Employees from Target and Hasbro helped kindergarten children in Shanghai

  Stepping Stones took two volunteer groups to kindergartens in December to organise creative activities with the migrant children.  Employees from Target’s Shanghai office had fun helping the children at a kindergarten in Minhang to make Christmas trees out of … Continue reading

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Cirque du Soleil donated hundreds of tickets to migrant children!

World famous theater and acrobatic troupe Cirque du Soleil recently invited nearly 400 migrant children and adults from one of Stepping Stone’s partner schools to attend a dress rehearsal of their show “KOOZA” in Shanghai. Cirque du Soleil also gave … Continue reading

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Young volunteers from Shanghai High School International Division visited their videolink students in Anhui!

On May 20th, eight young volunteers and two expatriate teachers from Shanghai High School International Division visited their video link program students from a rural school located in Guangde of Anhui Province, which is about 220 km away from Shanghai. … Continue reading

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