20 Jun Canadian Volunteers level up their careers by participating in the Young Americas Forum in Peru

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Canadian volunteers at EQWIP HUBs Lima, Peru, were honoured to participate in the YABT (Young Americas Business Trust) Young Americas Forum where youth, as social actors, actively participate in the process of the Summit of Americas. This year the event took place in Lima, Peru, and Canadian volunteers Gabriela Barends (Volunteer Gender Equality...

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11 Jun Innovation: The Solution for Economic Youth Inclusion

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]According to the International Labour Organization, 71 million young people around the world, or almost half the Canadian population, remain jobless despite many indications of a growing worldwide economy. In Africa alone, for example, the rate of economic growth  is set to rise from 2.7% in 2017 to 3.3% in 2018. But this...

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28 May Jessica shares her experience volunteering as a Marketing Advisor at EQWIP HUBs Tamale, Ghana

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]EQWIP HUBs Tamale, Ghana, is an open-concept space, easily accessible from town. It’s vibrant and generally busy, as many participants make use of the services outside of training hours, like internet and laptop access, one-on-one consultations, and more. Jessica, a Canadian Volunteer Marketing Advisor in Ghana, gave us the rundown on what it’s like...

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14 May Living up to #feminist and inclusive innovation ideals: offering safe and affordable childcare for young parents

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]By Fabienne Pierre-Jacques, Gender Lead and Nadia Ponce Morales, Talent Acquisition Business Development Manager, EQWIP HUBs EQWIP HUBs, powered by Canada World Youth and Youth Challenge International, works in six countries, Bolivia, Ghana, Indonesia, Peru, Senegal and Tanzania, to promote young women’s economic empowerment by developing the assets they need to find decent employment and...

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27 Apr Liam shares his experience volunteering as a Monitoring and Evaluation Officer at EQWIP HUBs Peru

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Liam is currently volunteering as a Monitoring and Evaluation Officer operating out of the EQWIP HUBs Peru, country office in Lima with other members of the project. It’s a typical office, with desks and conference rooms located inside the building of one of EQWIP HUBs’ local partner organizations. Once a week Liam travels...

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20 Apr How volunteering abroad can help land your dream job

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Volunteering can be a vital ‘hack’ in breaking the oppressive cycle of needing experience for a job and needing a job for experience facing so many new grads. The experience received abroad can give you the essential skills needed to ignite your career path. After all, who wouldn’t want to hire a person...

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26 Mar EQWIP HUBs volunteers share their experience volunteering abroad

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Volunteer abroad with EQWIP HUBs and share your expertise by collaborating with young people seeking new, job-ready skills. It’s a transformative experience that will stay with you for life. [/vc_column_text][vc_video link="https://youtu.be/6OuVGSicK2c"][vc_empty_space height="55px"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Volunteering abroad is a truly unique and transformative experience. That’s why EQWIP HUBs offers Canadians life-changing...

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26 Feb Robin’s unforgettable experience as a Volunteer Facilitation & Training Assistance with EQWIP HUBs

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Want to know what it’s like to volunteer abroad with EQWIP HUBs? Robin, a Canadian volunteer who recently returned from her time at EQWIP HUBs Mwanza, Tanzania, gave us an inside look at her unforgettable experience as a Volunteer Facilitation & Training Assistant. Robin was a recent graduate of St. Lawrence College with a...

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19 Dec How Filsan turned volunteering with EQWIP HUBs into a career

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]In today’s job market building an impressive resume is only half the battle. Obtaining specialized skills and experience will give you a competitive edge. It is through leveraging your professional networks of carefully cultivated business relationships that will turn this competitive edge into real opportunities and employment success. Volunteering abroad can not only...

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11 Dec Global experience: why it matters and how you can get it

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Technological innovation has changed all aspects of our lives, particularly the way we work. For Canadians to succeed in this increasingly complex and competitive world, they need to gain the experience that sets them apart and opens doors. Vital skills like leadership, collaboration, creativity, problem-solving and social and cultural awareness are becoming increasingly...

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