The experience of a lifetime starts with sharing yours

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.

The EQWIP HUBs volunteer experience

Gain new skills

EQWIP HUBs provides life changing international volunteer opportunities and experiences that will equip Canadians with the kind of job skills that open doors.

Help change lives

Working in partnership with like-minded youth from the developing world, EQWIP HUBs volunteers will share a transformative experience that helps young women and men to grow into their full potential.

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Be part of a global team

World-renowned leaders in global development, Canada World Youth and Youth Challenge International have come together with a global network of collaborators to create sustainable livelihoods.

EQWIP HUBs also covers many of your costs and provides a monthly stipend while volunteering abroad. To find out more, see Costs & Support.

EQWIP HUBs is a global partnership collaborating to change lives

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. Working with ambitious youth from the developing world, EQWIP HUBs international volunteers share a transformative experience that helps change lives.

Through 18 knowledge centres in Bolivia, Ghana, Indonesia, Peru, Senegal and Tanzania, EQWIP HUBs offers entrepreneurship and employment training so that young people, especially women, can come together to gain market-relevant skills and learn from mentors. Our youth focused, collaborative and tech-friendly approach is unique. By working in partnership with global peers – we can create a better future for all.

Together, we’re on a mission to change the lives of 100,000 youth by 2020.

Join us!

Whether you’re a young Canadian looking to put your skills into action for global youth development, or a young person in an EQWIP HUBs country looking for a program to prepare you for the future – we have opportunities for you.

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Opportunities for youth in Bolivia, Ghana, Indonesia, Peru, Senegal and Tanzania

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Canada World Youth & Youth Challenge International

Each recognized as Canadian leaders, CWY and YCI bring a combined 70 years of expertise in global youth development. Forty thousand young people around the world have been transformed through CWY’s world-renowned global reciprocal exchange programs and YCI’s youth innovation initiatives, proving young people can lead real change in global health, the environment, and youth livelihoods.

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