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Online Oral English Tutor for Down Syndrome Children

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  • 13 people are interested

ConnectPlus is dedicated to making English-learning opportunities available for everyone, including people with special needs. The TBB Program is specifically designed for children with Down’s Syndrome.

Program Setting

  1. Tutors will give students one-on-one classes on Tencent Meeting;
  2. Each class lasts for 45 minutes long;
  3. Class discussions will be based on HSE’s TBB Class Materials;
  4. After class, tutors will send to the student a comment and a vocab list.

Volunteer Requirements

  1. Are native/proficient/advanced English speakers;
  2. Are native/proficient/advanced Chinese speakers;
  3. (If in China) have VPN and access to Google;
  4. Are able to maintain a minimum weekly commitment of one 45-minute lesson and 15 minutes for preparation and after-class feedback.

Preferred Qualifications

  1. Experiences in English teaching (formal and informal);
  2. Any degrees in an English or education-related field.
  3. High school student or older.

For reference only: CEFR B2+; TOEFL 80+; IELTS 6+.

Once you are paired with your student, you will only be working with that TBB student. ConnectPlus will provide you with a volunteer certificate when you need it or if you leave the program. Volunteering experiences at ConnectPlus can also be listed on college applications under activity lists or on resumes for other purposes.

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About ConnectPlus


163 Pingyun Rd, Tianhe District, Guangzhou, Guangdong 510000, CN

Mission Statement

ConnectPlus aims to make English education accessible worldwide through the provision of free, interactive English lessons to all who desire it. Through interaction with a network of purely volunteer tutors who aim to create equitable, immersive, and approachable class environments, students can learn practical English not taught in traditional classrooms, and in doing so are empowered in more positively contributing to the wellbeing of their communities and the world as a whole.


ConnectPlus is a 501(c)3 nonprofit based in Virginia in the United States, founded in March 2020 by a group of high school and college students. We seek to make high-quality English education easily accessible to all. Since 2020, ConnectPlus has recruited 500+ tutors worldwide and taught 600+ students across China, logging 10,000+ hours of English instruction.

HSE is ConnectPlus' English-tutoring branch. HSE is happy to provide verification of volunteer hours (for community service requirements), volunteer certificates, and recommendations. Volunteering experiences with HSE can also be submitted as part of resumes for college and job applications.


Education & Literacy
People with Disabilities
Education & Literacy, International, People with Disabilities


We'll work with your schedule.


This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.


  • Tutoring
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • English as a Secondary Language (ESL)
  • Cantonese / Mandarin
  • Cross-cultural Communication
  • English




  • Commitment: 1 hr per week at flexible times (whenever you're free)!
  • Conversational Chinese fluency and near-native English skills (CEFR B2+, TOEFL 80+, IELTS 6+) are required.

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