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A wall like a dragon’s spine, rolling over endless mountains as far as the eye can see. The scent of crispy, mouth-watering Beijing duck. A brilliant skyline, reflected in the water below. The voices of old men playing xiangqi in the alley just around the corner. What will you discover in China? Find out on the HCE Program, your chance to explore this amazing country up close. On the HCE Program, we have dozens of families waiting to help make your China dreams a reality. Our prospective host parents care deeply for their children’s futures, and want to help broaden their horizons with one special ingredient: you. Your knowledge, your skills, and your friendship can help their children grow into healthy young adults, ready to take on the challenges of our interconnected world. We carefully match applicants with host families in China’s most popular, metropolitan cities, including Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen, and Guangzhou. To help you get the most out of your China adventure, our program offers: • Free airfare to China for applicants in our 6-month programs • Flight allowance for applicants in our 4-12 week programs during summer and winter break • Free room and board • Monthly stipend • Only 25-35 helping hours per week • Weekly Chinese classes & activities • An assigned LPC (Local Program Coordinator) to help you with any potential problems you may encounter • Organized cultural outings And more!
Willing to live and study in China
Responsible and dependable
Experience with children and/or teaching
While not required, an interest in International Studies and/or East Asian Culture is preferred