Global Teams EQWIP HUBs

As world-renowned catalysts of innovative youth development and global exchange solutions, Canada World Youth (CWY) and Youth Challenge International (YCI) have come together at this critical time to create EQWIP HUBs, a platform to transform the economic trajectory of youth around the world. EQWIP HUBs, our first initiative, brings together a global network of collaborators including: UN-Habitat, TakingITGlobal, the Education Development Centre and the Alberta Council for Global Cooperation to reimagine how young women and men nurture the tangible skills and resources needed to become valued economic players. EQWIP HUBs are dynamic innovation spaces spanning 17 urban centers across Bolivia, Ghana, Indonesia, Peru, Senegal, and Tanzania. Buzzing with collaborative energy, each EQWIP HUB provides a unique platform for young minds – especially women – 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 will work to support each EQWIP HUB, fueling cross-cultural innovation, gender responsive programming and peer-to-peer mentorship. EQWIP HUBs is now accepting applications for our 12 month Global Teams positions starting in May and June 2016. These are designed for professional young Canadians with two or more years of experience. If you can take initiative, think analytically and act with tenacity and resilience in complex and sensitive environments, challenge yourself as an EQWIP HUBs Global Team Member. LIVING AND WORKING AT EQWIP HUBs More than just a placement, EQWIP HUBs provides volunteers with… Immersive Living EQWIP HUBs Global Teams will live in the heart of local communities, using part of their monthly stipend to cover safe accommodations, living on their own or in a shared setting. Compensation Every EQWIP HUBs volunteer receives 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 ensures your health, safety and security on the program. For detailed information about costs and support provided, please visit this link: http://eqwiphubs.org/opportunities/costs-support/ We are seeking leaders for our Global Teams roles in Senegal, Ghana, Indonesia, Bolivia, Tanzania and Peru. ELIGIBILITY 21-35 years old Canadian Citizen / Permanent Resident Global Team Positions: Roles will vary by country and are based on project needs. We will match applicants to placements based on the skills and experiences that they bring. Our current opportunities are in the following areas: Facilitation and Training, Innovation, and Knowledge Sharing. Later this year we will have additional opportunities in other areas including Business and entrepreneurship, IT and gender. Stay posted to our website for details about these roles. Duration: 12 months Countries: Peru, Bolivia, Tanzania, Ghana, Indonesia, Senegal Language Requirements: English (Tanzania, Ghana, Indonesia), French (Senegal), Spanish (Peru, Bolivia) Start Date: May and June 2016 Knowledge Management For volunteers who: have a passion for youth focused programs, building knowledge and supporting learning and building on from that information. You enjoy communicating with various audiences and through various media. You see the value in gathering and sharing stories and best practices to benefit the project and stakeholders. EQWIP HUBs Knowledge Manager will monitor and evaluate all activities at the EQWIP HUBs, and capture data, stories and case studies to facilitate and sharing insight on our unique approach to youth development throughout the sector. Facilitation and Training For volunteers who: have a passion for youth focused programs, peer to peer learning and taking a participatory approach to building skills and strengthening businesses. The EQWIP HUBs Facilitator/Trainer will collaborate directly with EQWIP HUBs staff and local partner organizations to support the effective and responsive delivery of the work skills and entrepreneurship incubator curriculums for youth, and support peer-to-peer learning. Innovation Advisor For volunteers who: are interested in new ideas and new approaches. You will seek out new ways and opportunities to address youth unemployment in collaboration with local youth, partner organizations and local industry. You will enhance the innovation focus at the EQWIP HUBs by supporting innovation-focused activities and workshops. You will seek out new opportunities to address youth unemployment in collaboration with local youth, partner organizations and local industry. Please keep in mind the following dates: Application Deadline: April 15th, 2016 Interviews: Rolling basis as applications are received (Skype or in-person) Overseas Departure: May and June 2016 Length of Placement: 12 months To apply to be an EQWIP HUBs Global Team Member, please visit: http://eqwiphubs.org/opportunities/global-teams/ Deadline for receipt of applications is Friday 15th April 2016 at 11:59 PM EST. We thank all applicants for your interest in EQWIP HUBs, however, only those applicants shortlisted for an interview will be contacted.

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