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Welcome to Sunrise Volunteer Programmes

Welcome to Sunrise Volunteer Programmes, your number one resource for Volunteer projects in China. We've got the latest projects, information plus help and advice to get you started.

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Career Break

The most important thing to realize is that China is a country whose riches are waiting for you to discover them. Your life will be changed in ways you may never have thought possible if you make the decision to spend your new career and volunteer in China.

Testimonials-FEI CHANG HAO! (Lim)

Gapyear Projects

Sunrise Volunteer Programmes is the specialist for China Gap Year projects. Our Beijing office directly arranges the volunteers’ living and work in China; UK office communicates to volunteers' family around the world.

Testimonials-I have just back from Chengdu, that is an amazing place. Panda is so cute. I met the baby panda in Research centre, they are health and lovely. (Racheal)

China Tours

As the specialist Chinese projects provider, we design several economical group China travel packages for our customers.

Testimonials-Loved it greatly! The scenery was spectacular, seeing different minorities was wonderful - an adventure trip at its best! (Caruso)

Gap Year & Career break Travel Insurance

We believe that safety and enjoyment are equally important when travelling with Sunrise Volunteer Programmes. It is therefore one of our terms and conditions of booking that you have adequate travel insurance in place before you travel with us.

Sunrise Volunteer Programmes is working in partnership with Endsleigh, to offer our travellers a policy which has been specifically designed to meet their requirements whilst on their gap year.

There are 3 types of policies that you can select from, dependant on the type of Gap Year or Career break you are taking.  These are as follows:-

  1. 1.        Gap Year Work Abroad

 Endsleigh offers travel insurance specifically designed for travellers planning to live and work abroad for up to 12 months.

  1. 2.        Gap Year Volunteer

Endsleigh offers travel insurance specifically designed for travellers planning to volunteer and travel abroad for up to 12 months.

  1. 3.        Gap Year Adventure

However many countries you are planning to visit or activities you are planning to take part in, this option will cover you.

Policy benefits include


  • Medical emergency and Repatriation cover
  • Baggage cover
  • Personal Accident
  • Cancellation and Curtailment cover
  • Over 100 sports & activities covered as standard

This is only a summary of the cover provided. The full policy document can be read in full on Endsleigh’s website, which can be accessed by clicking the link at the bottom of the page.

NB It is an advantage to take out your travel insurance at the time of booking your trip as cover will commence for pre-departure cancellation from the policy issue date. This will, therefore, provide cover should you have to cancel your trip for an insured reason such illness or serious accident preventing you from travelling.

To take out Gap Year Travel Insurance please click here