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We are looking for a Shanghai English Teaching Program Coordinator!

中文点击这里 Stepping Stones is looking for a qualified and committed candidate to play a key role in our Shanghai English Teaching Program (SET).  The Program Coordinator is the main liaison person communicating with Stepping Stones’ partner schools and community centres about … Continue reading

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Volunteer with Stepping Stones to teach English to migrant children!

Want to create a better future for migrant children in Shanghai? Meet like-minded volunteers from around the world and discover your inner talent in teaching and mentoring?   Stepping Stones is now recruiting enthusiastic volunteers to join its Shanghai English … Continue reading

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Help English teachers to practice speaking English!

Do you want to help English teachers for migrant and left-behind children improve their oral English confidence, thus helping them teach their students better? If so, our Teachers' English Corner may be for you. We offer two very different volunteering experiences:  … Continue reading

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The first two summer camps of 2018 are completed last week. Yay!

A big thank you to everyone who contributed to the successful completion of the first two summer camps today! At the closing ceremonies the smiles and the tears on the children’s faces, as well as the cute performances, showed clearly … Continue reading

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Googlers and primary students work together to create.. leaf art! 

During our summer camps for primary school students, we also actively collaborate with local and international companies. This year for the first time, Google employees have joined us to teach arts and crafts to the children. Here are some nice … Continue reading

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

We organized a volunteer tour to one of our rural schools for St. Paul American School students. This tour gave the students a chance to teach young underprivileged primary school students with conditions.  Embraced by green scenery in a rural … 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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