Large numbers of Westerners work in China with international development charities such as VSO.
Joy in Action (http://jiaworkcamp.org/) Establishes work camps in places in need in south China.
World Teach (www.worldteach.org) Volunteer teachers (mostly for English, but also computer skills and social studies).
VSO (www.vso.org.uk) Provides you with useful experience and the chance to learn Chinese.
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