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EWB volunteers are passionate about human-centred engineering and creating a positive change in the world.
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Many ways to volunteer

EWB Australia was founded in 2003 on the idea that engineering, along with complementary skill sets and aligned organisations, can lift people out of poverty. One of the best ways to contribute to making this vision a reality is to work with us, participate in one of our programs, or volunteer. There are many opportunities to give your time, in ways that align with your skills, interests and experience.

Code of Conduct

To ensure that everyone has an enjoyable and enriching experience, EWB Volunteers are expected to bring a spirit of respect and integrity to their engagement with EWB. Our Volunteer Code of Conduct guides our Volunteers as they contribute to EWB’s mission and vision.

Open volunteering opportunities

There are volunteer opportunities available in all our states through our chapters

Local Chapters

Join a local chapter to participate and explore volunteering opportunities close to you.

Volunteer overseas

Become an Australian volunteer field professional on a 9-20 month assignment.

National office

Gain work experience, learn new skills and support our programs, based at our HQ.

“My journey as a volunteer has encouraged me to believe that everything is possible. The biggest reward of volunteering has been my own satisfaction and personal growth.”
- Karina Ojeda

Volunteering in the Torres Strait

Chelsea Hayward, supported by the 2017 MECCA M-Power scholarship, travelled to the Torres Strait Islands with a group of volunteers to pilot some new School Outreach resources.

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Starting your volunteering with EWB Australia is easy.

Stories of volunteering

EWB Australia and COVID-19

EWB Australia and COVID-19

COVID-19 feels like it has changed everything. At EWB it has changed everything, just like it has across Australia, across Asia and the Pacific, across the world. Nevertheless, EWB’s mission continues. The people who needed support before still need it today and they...

Engineering COVID-19

Engineering COVID-19

What kind of role does engineering play in tackling COVID-19? A massive one. EWB Australia facilitator alumnus, Professor Lauren Gardner, is part of the team at the forefront of engineering the system that tracks the pandemic - called the COVID-19 Dashboard. Built by...

EWB Australia and the COVID-19 action plan

EWB Australia and the COVID-19 action plan

UPDATE: 20 MARCH 2020 Every one of us is being incredibly challenged by these uncertain times. EWB is committed to ensuring the health and safety of our entire movement, and to supporting every one of our staff and volunteers to navigate this challenge, both...