EQWIP HUBs – An Experience of a Lifetime. Yours.

EH-Core-RGB-BlueGreenEQWIP HUBs is an innovative youth livelihood project in 6 countries around the world. Powered by Canada World Youth and Youth Challenge International, EQWIP HUBs seeks to address the underlying issues of youth unemployment, with a specific focus on empowering young women, through its employment and entrepreneurial training.

EQWIP HUBs are dynamic innovation spaces spanning 18 urban centers across Bolivia, Ghana, Indonesia, Peru, Senegal, and Tanzania. Buzzing with collaborative energy, at each EQWIP HUBs we provide a unique platform for young minds to build market-relevant skills, gain access to the mentorship, networks, technology and capital to prepare them for meaningful employment, or to launch a new wave of enterprise.

Qualified and passionate young Canadians work in specialized teams to support each HUB, fuelling cross-cultural innovation, gender-responsive programming and peer-to-peer mentorship. We believe that EQWIP HUBs is the next big innovation in global youth development, and our goal is to change the lives of 100,000 youth by 2020.

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

So get ready for the most unforgettable experience of your career. Join EQWIP HUBs and you’ll live overseas as you collaborate peer-to-peer, helping young people acquire job-ready skills. We have many exciting volunteer opportunities for 3, 6 and 12 month positions in South America, Asia and Africa.

Current opportunities include:

  • Small and Micro Enterprise Advisor
  • Youth Leadership Teams
  • Marketing & Communications Coordinator
  • Youth Digital Engagement Advisor
  • Facilitation & Training Assistant
  • Gender Equality Advisor

Click here to see what EQWIP HUBs opportunities are perfect for you. And help play a transformative role in the careers of young people around the world.

EQWIP HUBs is generously funded, in part, by the Government of Canada through Global Affairs Canada.

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