Opportunities for Canadian Youth

Put your skills, passion and experiences into action for youth livelihoods with an EQWIP HUBs volunteer placement.

International development volunteering is truly unique and unlike any other job in the world. That’s why our Talent Acquisition Department works closely with potential volunteers to find the right position, in the right country, for the right length of time. Applicants go through a personalized interview and placement process and — based on the role, length of stay requested and experience — places qualified volunteers in the countries where their skills are most needed.

One Year Volunteer Placements

The EQWIP HUBs one-year volunteer placements are designed for young Canadian professionals looking to immerse themselves and apply their skills in a new job, city and country for up to a year.

If you can think conceptually and develop solutions to complex challenges, or use your strong cross-cultural communication skills to support the EQWIP HUBs leading development initiatives, then this is the opportunity for you. Apply today and join a team of talented and tenacious individuals with a passion for this kind of life-changing, long-term placement.

Find the right placement for you

1 year


Bolivia, Ghana, Indonesia, Peru, Senegal, Tanzania


$3,600 CAD


Monthly stipend helps to cover costs including accommodation

  • 21-35 years old
  • Canadian Citizen / Permanent Resident
  • 1-2 Years of Experience

Three Month Placements

The EQWIP HUBs short term placements are intensive and designed for young Canadians professionals who want to take on high-energy, quick global position with a long-term impact.

If you can think analytically and act with tenacity and resilience in complex and sensitive environments, challenge yourself and apply for this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. You’ll collaborate in a focused role to help youth around the world access employment and take charge of their own futures.

Find the right placement for you

3 months


Flexible, year-round


2750.00 CAD


Monthly stipend helps cover costs including homestay accommodation

  • 21-35 years old
  • Canadian Citizen / Permanent Resident
  • Minimum 3 years Experience

Who we’re looking for

We are looking for exceptional young people who are able to hit the ground running, are extremely adaptable and able to contribute whatever is needed within variable and evolving circumstances.


Be eager to cooperate and develop solutions as part of a diverse team.

Creative Thinking

Be able to find solutions in unexpected places through the lens of innovation and analytical thinking.


Be open to new perspectives, approaching challenges in unconventional ways, and thriving in unique cultural contexts.

Cultural Competency

Have a desire to work within unique cultural frameworks and acknowledge one’s own cultural biases, power and privilege, identity and how these factors impact global youth development.


Have the capacity to manage productive relationships at local and global scales that are built on clear interpersonal communication, trust and empathy.


Be able to handle stress and pressure productively and maintain self control in the face of new and uncertain circumstances.

Living and Working at EQWIP HUBs

More than just a placement, EQWIP HUBs will give you…

Immersive Living

EQWIP HUBs volunteers will live in the heart of local communities, using part of their monthly stipend to cover their accommodations, living on their own or in a shared setting.


As an EQWIP HUBs volunteer, you will receive international travel, and a modest stipend to help cover daily costs including meals, transportation and communication.

Safety First

Safety is our top priority, and an in-depth orientation, the support of local and Canadian staff, and an extensive medical and security insurance package will ensure your health, safety and security.

Find your placement

We’re looking for experienced, high-calibre young Canadians with a passion for youth development and the ambition to go global with EQWIP HUBs.

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