Re: [chinese-332] A great opportunity to practice your Chinese

From: Hua-Ying
Sent on: Thursday, February 5, 2009 9:17 PM
What is provided?  Transportation?  Housing?  Food?


On Thu, Feb 5, 2009 at 2:42 PM, shijun naour <[address removed]> wrote:
> Ni hao,
> Qing kan kan wo de pengyou Elizabeth gei wo de e-mail. Ru guo ( if ) ni
> ganxingqu (you are interested in it), qing e-mail ta he wo, huozhe (or) qing
> gei ta da dianhua. Xie xie.
> Zhu hao.
> Shijun
> "Below is an email from a nonprofit call Dream Corps International that
> works on poverty issues in rural China. They are looking for
> volunteers to go to China this summer for a month to work. Do you knowanyone
> who'd be interested? I believe they have to speak Chinese. Would any of your
> students be interested?
> Feel free to forward this email to anyone who might be interested. My Friend
> Elizabeth volunteered for Dream Corps in 2006 and would be happy to talk to
> anyone thinking about volunteering.
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Dream Corps International <[address removed]>
> Date: Mon, Feb 2, 2009 at 10:44 PM
> Subject: [Dream Corps Newsletter] February 2009 Edition
> 2009, February edition
> 1. Get involved! 2009 Volunteer Recruitment
> Application for 2009 Summer Volunteer Program is officially open!
> Recruiting passionate individuals committed to education equity in
> China and interested in our Rural Library Project is a most critical
> task for Dream Corps each spring. Your involvement is indispensable to
> our recruitment outreach. Please help us spread the word in your
> community and among your friends. Here are some simple ways to become
> an ambassador of our Summer Volunteer Program:
> 1) Join our Facebook cause/Xiaonei event and invite your friends!
> 2) Add [Volunteer in China | Libraries for the Underprivileged:
> http://www.dreamc...­] to your MSN name!
> 3) Help spread our official recruitment materials (electronic/hard
> copies)!  Please send your contact email and mailing address to
> [address removed].
> New this year: we really need action from the entire Dream Corps
> community in volunteer selection, and we invite all our Board members,
> Advisors, past and present executive members, Chapter executives and
> alumni to be the referees.  Your task is simple, if you wish to
> recommend an applicant, please write a short blurb on him/her (with
> the applicant's full name) and send to the Recruitment Committee at
> [address removed].  Thanks in advance!
> 2. Annual Retreat
> The 2008 annual Dream Corps retreat was successfully held in Toronto
> in December, with about 30 participants from the board, the executive
> team, and our university chapters. The retreat was filled with
> conversations about education issues in China, discourses on the
> meaning of Dream Corps, and discussions on organizational development.
> Our committees also made plans and progress for the coming year. In
> particular, our Chinese website is completed and the English version
> is enriched. Please visit our Chinese website at
> http://www.dreamc...­
> 3. McGill University Chapter
> Dream Corps has established another university chapter! Our newest
> Chapter, Dream Corps Canada McGill Chapter (DCCMU,) was founded in
> May, 2008. DCCMU is our third chapter, with the first two in
> University of Toronto and University of Virginia.  The chapter now has
> 10 executives and over 200 members including 2 Dream Corps' alumni.
> DCCMU strives to mobilize the McGill University community to sustain
> the ongoing Dream Corps library projects in rural regions and migrant
> communities in China. Since its establishment, DCCMU has raised
> awareness of educational inequity in China through seminars and
> fundraising events such as bake sales and charity concerts. Currently,
> the chapter is leading a campus wide recruitment campaign for the
> summer 2009 volunteer program.
> 4. Beijing Library featured in China Development Brief
> Located in the migrant workers community in Beijing, New Century
> Library was established in 2005 through the collaboration of Dream
> Corps and local educator Wang Yi and has been one of our sites for the
> summer volunteer program since then. Recently, it was featured in
> China Development Brief, a platform for international non-governmental
> and non-profit organizations that are active in China. The article can
> be found at http://www.cdb.or...­
> Generous contributions from our supporters is vital to the success in
> bringing quality education to underprivileged children in China.  We
> appreciate the time and effort you have contributed to Dream Corps and
> hope that you can extend your support more step by providing a gift of
> donation. Donations create direct impact to the development of
> libraries and reading programs, and can be dedicated to specific
> project sites under your request.  All US-donations are 100%
> tax-deductible. Please visit our donation page at
> http://www.dreamc...­ or contact us at
> [address removed].
> You are receiving this email because you opted in at our website
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> Our mailing address is:
> Dream Corps International
> 2905 Fallstaff Rd, Apt 14
> Baltimore, MD 21209
> Our telephone:
> (919)[masked]
> Add us to your address book
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