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Corporate Community Training

Looking to learn about the benefits of an employee volunteer program to employee productivity? Want to run a one day event or build a long term volunteer program, but don’t know where to get started? If the answer to any of these questions is yes, then HandsOn Shanghai would like to invite you to join our upcoming Corporate Community Training Program.

Through this 2 day series, HandsOn Shanghai will offer corporate managers who are responsible for the development of their firm's volunteer engagement program a series of corporate workshops that will provide the tools corporate managers need to develop partnerships, build projects, increase internal buy-in and capacity, and effectively monitor their projects in a way that supports the long term needs of the community.

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Join a 2015 Beach Cleanup Team!

As part of our ongoing effort to support the environmental issues in Shanghai. in 2015 we are launching several new programs for our volunteers. Aimed to mobilize volunteers to clean up local beaches in Shanghai, raise awareness for ocean and marine life protection, and ultimately reduce damage to the marine environment, our first programs will begin the first week of March in partnership with the Nanhui Government.

To make this program have the highest degree of impact and scalability, we are looking for a group of 30 volunteers who will commit to joining this program once a month for 6 months.

What we will do:

  • Pick up trash along the beach
  • Install anti-littering signs
  • Collect data on beach trash (to be used by the Shanghai Ocean Conservancy

To learn more about this program, or to join our team, please click here.

Thank You Dragon Events!


A big thank you to the good people from Dragon Events, whose recently raised 8,400RMB as part of the 2015 Burns Night. Burns Night is an annual January event to celebrate the life and works of a famous Scottish Poet: Robert Burns.

The funds raised will be going to support the expansion our programs in 2015, when we look to triple the impact of our volunteers this year.

Join the HandsOn Team!

To accomplish the mission and goals that we have set for the community, HandsOn Shanghai looks to employ and incubate those who have a passion for an issues and the ability to manage the development of long term programs.

We hire the best, and we expect the best, so if you are looking for an organization to develop a career with, a career whose mission is to benefit the community then we invite you to review our current openings and send us your CV.

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2014 UPS Road Code Program

With the recent rise of car ownership and new drivers in China, the number of road safety concerns have multiplied.

To address these issues, in partnership with HandsOn Shanghai, UPS will be bringing their UPS Road Code program to Shanghai's universities and high schools to teach safe driving techniques to teens and helps them drive change surrounding this vital issue. Designed for new drivers to teach them about the hazards they might encounter, our hope is to help these young drivers improve their driving habits and increase their awareness of road safety in general.

To learn more about this program, please click here

Be the Change - Become a Volunteer!

Everyone everywhere has the potential to make a difference. Make real improvements in the civic health and social conditions in our communities and register as a volunteer today.

If you are new, you might be interested in the following:

- New Volunteer Guide
- New Volunteer Orientation
- Individual, Corporate or Group Volunteering

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