Hong Kong


Engage + Bonus Country!

Come teach in one of the most captivating cities in the world. Spend four weeks teaching, building friendships, and experiencing the Hong Kong culture like never before. Your fifth week is spent visiting another Southeast Asian country.

Details

Hong Kong is a big, fast-paced city that is the home of many of Asia's future leaders. This summer, you have the unique opportunity as teachers to help shape their futures with quality English education. You and your team will teach in one of the many large middle or high schools in Hong Kong. You will be in the classroom for most of the day, and when you are not teaching or preparing to teach, you will have the opportunity to explore the city, experience local markets, and invest time in the relationships you are forming.

One of the most unique aspects to this program is that you have the opportunity to visit a second country during your fourth week in Asia. Country options include Mainland China, Laos, or Cambodia and activities could include (but are not limited to) the following:

Mainland China

  • Visit the Great Wall
  • Visit the Forbidden City
  • Visit Tiananmen Square
  • Visit a local 3-self church
  • Participate in 'English Corners'
  • Cultural exchange days with university students

Laos

  • Visit Kuangsi Waterfall
  • Visit Tad Se Waterfall
  • Sunset boat ride on Mekong
  • Walking tour of the city
  • Enjoy the local cuisine
  • Lunch with local Khmer students and long term teachers

Cambodia

  • Visit Siem Reap
  • Visit Jars of Clay & Khmer Circus
  • Visit Toul Sleng Genocide Museum
  • Visit Angkor Wat Temples
  • Dinner Boat Cruise w/ long-term team
  • Visit White Lotus Cultural Learning Village
Dates

Dates: June 24–July 30

Cost

Cost: $4,600 (This cost is for summer 2019 and could vary slightly for 2020)

What's Included:

  • Food and housing
  • International Travel
  • Sightseeing opportunities (including the Great Wall)
  • Medical and evacuation coverage
  • Orientation, training, and debriefing
  • Visa and document processing
  • Support development materials
  • Donor receipting
  • Teaching curriculum
  • Screening and team placement
  • Contracts with individual host schools
  • And more!

Resources:

At ELIC, we don’t want you to ever feel like you’re raising support on your own. We provide a wide range of resources to ensure you feel fully supported and well informed throughout the process. Some of those resources include:

  • A dedicated Candidate Advisor to walk through the support raising process with you
  • A Support Raising Guide, specifically written by our staff for short term service overseas
  • Access to a support letter generator
  • Access to support letter examples
  • Access to an online donation tracking system that shows you how much you’ve raised, who’s donated to you and their contact information
  • Access to an online platform that hosts a variety of helpful documents, articles and book suggestions
  • A discounted rate to Provisio Fundraising Solutions – a third party financial support raising product
  • Printed donor cards, business reply envelopes and stamps to get you started
Qualifications
  • Some college required.
  • Must be currently enrolled in undergraduate program.
  • All majors acceptable.
  • Proficient in speaking English.
  • Enthusiasm to share your hope and life.

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