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Service Code: O-235

Service Name: Mentor@Home Scheme 家「友」良師計劃


Hong Kong Christian Service Centre for Harmony and Enhancement of Ethnic Minority Residents (CHEER)

香港基督教服務處 融匯-少數族裔人士支援服務中心

No. of volunteers to be recruited: 12


Service Content: 

Since 2009, Mentor@Home has been providing face-to-face, one-to-one, home-based language training to ethnic minorities (EM) residents who are unable to attend formal language classes. Our mentees are non-Chinese residents who are unable to attend Chinese/English courses conducted in classroom settings in the community. They might be persons with physical disability, housewives fully-occupied by household duties or senior residents with low mobility, etc.


Role of Volunteer:

Voluntary mentors have to:

  • Attend a briefing session to learn more about the characteristics of EM and the operation of the scheme
  • Teach basic Cantonese / English (for daily conversation) to EM mentees
  • Submit a simple log sheet every month


To be eligible to enroll as a mentor, you MUST BE:

  • Aged 16 or above,
  • Secondary 5 education level or above,
  • Appreciate cultural diversity, and
  • Willing to provide at least 15-hour one-to-one and home-based language training to needed EM mentee.



  • A gift coupon valued $300 will be offered to each mentor after completion of the 15 mentorship hours and submitting all necessary documents
  • A service certificate can be provided upon request

O-235 Detail 1

O-235 Detail 2

Application Method: 

Complete the Mentor Enrollment Form and send to CHEER by:

  • WhatsApp (5634 4585) or
  • Fax (3106 0454) or
  • E-mail ( or
  • Post (Unit 3, 6/F, Futura Plaza, 111-113 How Ming Street, Kwun Tong, Kowloon)



Ms Fiona Hui at 5634 4585 (WhatsApp message), or 3106 3104 (phone call), or



Open until filled



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