did you know?


you can be an online teacher even as a high school student


our volunteers from regis high school will show you how if you have :


time to spare

a laptop

 internet connectivity

A KEEN INTEREST TO HELP A MARGINALISED CHILD


you can be part of our volunteer community reachig out to our children 


this arrangement is GREAT FOR studentS in the usa as you'll be conducting your classes in the evening 

WE APPRECIATE THAT CLASSROOM (ACADEMIC) TEACHING IS NOT FOR EVERYONE. HOWEVER, RUNNING A LEARNING CENTRE ENTAILS MORE THAN JUST ONLINE AND IN-CLASSROOM TEACHERS.


WE REQUIRE COOKS, BI-WEEKLY CLEANERS, ONLINE DESIGNERS, FOOTBALL PLAYERS, DRAMA TEACHERS, MUSIC TEACHERS, AND THE LIST GOES ON. IF YOU FEEL YOU HAVE SOMETHING TO CONTRIBUTE, WE ARE ALL EARS. CLICK THE "CONTACT US" BUTTON BELOW.

VOLUNTEERS FROM AROUND THE WORLD

HAVE OTHER IDEAS OF HOW YOU CAN HELP?

HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT

PARTNERSHIPS 

RICHARD

Bible & Faith Online Teacher, Singapore


Richard was introduced by a fellow volunteer, Mabel, and found the first year gratifying teaching 2 youths - Francis and Joseph. In his second year, Richard tutored both P1 and P2.

"The enthusiasm and the hunger to learn from the children is what motivates me"

OUR VOLUNTEERS

CHRIS KIM

Bible & Faith Online Teacher


Chris Kim is a junior at Regis High School. His experience as a volunteer has been enlightening, and he is fortunate to have been able to pass some of his religious knowledge to facilitate discussions with students. 


"I am incredibly excited to be volunteering here and cannot wait to see how my students will group intellectually and morally"

MICHAEL CAMERON

English Online Teacher


Michael Cameron is a junior at Regis High School. As a Catholic, his philosophy is that everyone deserves an education regardless of financial or societal status. He began volunteering with Zotung because he empathizes with the learning center's mission. 


"Every week, I see the students improve their academic skills, and I see the students open up socially as they continually participate more often" 

ADELINE CHONG

English Online Teacher, Singapore


A partner in a law practice, Adeline also serves as a professional deputy for the mentally incapacitated and as a mediator. With the support colleagues and clients, she has been able to carve out time to teach weekly since 2020.

“The experience of connecting with the children, even if it is just for an hour every week gives great joy and fulfilment. The students are keen learners. It is a privilege for me to be part of their learning journey”

WITH THE HELP OF TECHNOLOGY WE NO LONGER ARE LIMITED BY WHERE OUR VOLUNTEERS CAN COME FROM


TODAY, OUR 25 VOLUNTEERS COME FROM DIFFERENT partS of WORLD. FROM SINGAPORE TO MALAYSIA TO INDIA AND EVEN THE USA


what is required?

1 HOUR A WEEK

13 weeks a year

 1 LAPTOP

1 headset

internet connectivity


ARE TEACHING MATERIALS PROVIDED ?

YES - WE HAVE A FULL SUITE OF MATERIALS ON GOOGLE DRIVE TO ASSIST YOU WITH TEACHING

JOSE GALINDO​

Moral Education Online Teacher


Jose Galindo is a sophomore at Regis High School. Jose enjoys playing piano, reading and listening to music. He also plays ultimate frisbee for Regis. 


"I love helping out and am looking forward to an excellent year!"

ONLINE VOLUNTEERS - REGIS HIGH SCHOOL

SAVERA

 Math Online Teacher, India

Savera is a travel and culture writer with bylines in international publications like BBC Travel, Atlas Obscura, and Al Jazeera.

For her, volunteering during the pandemic was a purpose as she saw children struggling to learn online, and her goal has been to make Maths fun. Sharing the children’s little joys and disappointments and experiencing their unconditional love, has enriched her life in more ways than she thought possible.

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DANIEL NGIAM

Online Teacher / Lead Coordinator


Daniel Ngiam is a senior at Regis High School. He has been with Zotung since 2016 and played an important role in creating our virtual learning system. In class, Daniel loves sharing his passion for art with his students 


"I deeply admire the strength and unity of the students. Seeing so many of the kids grow up academically and personally has truly been a blessing"

Update as of 14 September 2022

OUR VOLUNTEERS FORM AN INTEGRAL PART OF OUR TEACHING STAFF. THEY ENSURE THAT OUR CHILDREN ARE NOT LEFT IN EMPTY CLASSROOMS WAITING TO BE TAUGHT. WE HAVE BEEN BLESSED WITH MANY IN-PERSON AND VIRTUAL VOLUNTEERS FROM AROUND THE WORLD. ​MEET SOME OF OUR HEROES AND SEE WHAT THEY HAVE TO SAY ABOUT THEIR EXPERIENCES.

ONLINE  VOLUNTEERS  - AROUND THE WORLD

Renu

Online Teacher, India

Renu learned of ZRCLC through Savera. She has been providing guidance to the students on Microsoft Office such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint.


"The children are fun to be with, they are naughty yet innocent. They are also quick learners and it is really enjoyable teaching them"​