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Currently Open Positions

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Open Positions

MARKETING: Video Production Team Member

Our Video Production Team Members help create high-quality and passion filled content for promotional and creative aspects of EFA content. In this position, members will focus on writing, filming and editing videos with a needed proficiency in all subject matters. Members will also get to work on interdepartmental projects, along with working closely with the Promotional and Speakers for Education team. Volunteers in this position are expected to attend weekly meetings over Zoom. Time commitment within the Video Production Team is around 3-5 hours a week. The prerequisites are as followed:

  • Fluency in English; written and spoken
  • Proficiency in Scripting and filming videos
  • Strong communication skills
  • Not a requirement, but encouraged: Ability to use professional software such an Adobe Premiere Pro, Apple Final Cut Pro X and/or Magic Davinci Resolve
For direct inquiries about the Video Production Team Member position, contact for more information.


English Teachers teach live videoconference lessons to students at our partner schools using the lessons designed by the Curriculum team. Teachers first undergo a three-week intensive training period, which consists of 2 weekly workshops and a final evaluation. After this period, teachers will then conduct two lessons a week with an assigned partner. Teachers are also expected to attend team meetings over Zoom. The time commitment for a Teacher is 3-4 hours/week. Where you will make an impact:

  • Providing impoverished students English lessons from a fluent speaker
  • Directly work with a rural school to teach their regular English classes
  • Coordinate with teachers to plan material for the upcoming school year
The ideal English Teacher has the/is...
  • Desire to make a difference for impoverished children; your values align with our mission
  • Fluency in both English and Mandarin
  • The ability to effectively communicate with teachers and parents in China through WeChat
  • Collaborate with a teaching partner
  • Express teaching ability (Passion, Patience, Enthusiasm, Clarity when Speaking)
Please contact for additional inquiries.

ENGLISH EDUCATION: Curriculum Designer*

EFA Curriculum Designers create engaging lessons that are filled with activities and english grammar concepts taught to our partner schools in China. In this position, designers will do a variety of curriculum work including revamping, culture lessons, stories, and so much more. Depending on the week, a designer will be assigned 1-2 lessons to be created with a partner or team. Designers are also expected to attend weekly pod meetings over Zoom, dependent on the time that their assigned curriculum lead has set. The time commitment for a Curriculum Designer is 4-5 hours/week. The prerequisites are as followed:

  • A sample CURRICULUM slideshow lesson:
    • Please create a slideshow that demonstrates your bilingual abilities and ability to make engaging curriculum. Include the following vocabulary terms:
      • Who
      • What
      • When
      • Where
      • Why
      • How
    • Make your lesson as creative, educational, and aesthetic as possible! You may use sites like Slidesgo if you do not know graphic design. Please paste a sharable link to your slideshow in the relevant field on the application form.
  • Proficiency in both English and Mandarin.
  • Ability to type in Mandarin.
  • Collaboration skills in a team.
Please contact for additional inquiries.


EFA EDGE Mentors serve as counselors for our students and empathize with what they are feeling. Mentors will identify and educate values that are relevant to human psychological development, along with imparting valuable life lessons through interactive activities. In this position, mentors will first go through a three-month long training period, which will consist of weekly team meetings, biweekly psychology lessons, and online training assignments. Once completed, mentors will then call once per week with a student at one of our partner schools (grades 3-8). Mentors are also expected to attend weekly team meetings over Zoom. Time commitment for EDGE Mentors is 3-4 hours/week. PLEASE NOTE: EDGE Mentors are expected to remain in this role for AT-LEAST 1 school-year due to the nature of long-term support in this program. The pre-requisites are as followed:

  • Complete fluency in Mandarin.
  • Maturity to be able to provide enough emotional support.
  • Collaborative skills to work effectively in a team.
  • Persistent and passionate.
  • Ability to be compassionate, warm, fun, friendly and open-minded.
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