Find the Right Volunteer Opportunity for You

Live overseas, gain new skills, learn a new language, and work with like-minded youth to make a difference as an EQWIP HUBs volunteer.

Volunteering overseas is a truly unique and transformative experience. That’s why our Recruitment Team works closely with potential Canadian volunteers to go through a personalized interview process and — based on the role, length of the position, and your experience — places qualified volunteers in the countries where their skills are most needed.

Long-term Volunteer Positions

The EQWIP HUBs 12 months volunteer positions are designed for experienced young Canadians looking to grow professionally and personally and apply their skills in a new job, city and country for a year.

If you can think conceptually and develop solutions to complex challenges, or use your strong cross-cultural communication skills to support 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 volunteer position.

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Length:

12 months

Regions:

Bolivia, Ghana, Indonesia, Peru, Senegal, Tanzania

Contribution:

$3,600 CAD
*As of January 1, 2018, the contribution amount is $3,900 CAD.

Compensation:

Monthly allowance helps to cover accommodation and cost of living in-country.

Qualifications:
  • 21-49 years old
  • Canadian Citizen / Permanent Resident
  • 1-2 Years of Experience

Short-term Volunteer Positions

The EQWIP HUBs 3 months positions are designed for young Canadians professionals who want to take on high-energy, short-term global position with a long-term impact.

If you can think analytically and act with 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.

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Length

3 months

Dates

Flexible, year-round

Contribution

$2,750.00 CAD
*As of January 1, 2018, the contribution amount is $2,950 CAD.

Compensation

Monthly allowance helps cover accommodation and cost of living in-country.

Qualifications
  • 25-49 years old
  • Canadian Citizen / Permanent Resident
  • 3+ years experience

Positions for Students and Recent Graduates

The EQWIP HUBs Youth Leadership Teams offer students and recent graduates the opportunity to have a life-enriching experience that will bring them back to Canada equipped with the kind of job skills that open doors.

If you enjoy working collaboratively and problem solving and are looking to gain global experience, then this is an opportunity you won’t want to miss. Youth Leadership Team members partner with like-minded youth to create global connections, ultimately making HUBs lively, energized, knowledge-driven and youth-friendly spaces.

Learn more about this opportunity for students & recent grads
Length

3 or 6 months

Dates

Summer and Fall departures

Contribution

$2,750.00 CAD
*As of January 1, 2018, the contribution amount is $2,950 CAD

Compensation

Monthly allowance helps cover accommodation and cost of living in-country.

Qualifications
  • 20-27 years old
  • Canadian Citizen / Permanent Resident
  • Students or recent graduates

*The current contribution amount of $3,600 CAD for 12 months and $2,750 CAD for 3 month or 6 months volunteer positions will remain in effect for applicants that have accepted volunteer position offers on or before December 31, 2017.

What it takes to be an EQWIP HUBs volunteer

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

Teamwork

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

Creative Thinking

Be able to find solutions in unexpected places using innovation and analytical thinking.

Adaptability

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.

Collaboration

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

Resilience

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

Living Overseas and Volunteering with EQWIP HUBs

More than just a volunteer position, EQWIP HUBs offers you a life changing experience.

Immersive Living

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

Compensation

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 the right volunteer opportunity for you

If you are a young Canadian – or young at heart – and looking to grow professionally and personally while making a difference, EQWIP HUBs has the volunteer opportunity for you.

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