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Students

Amplify your degree, apply your burgeoning skills and gain valuable hands-on experience through volunteering with EWB.
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Volunteers are our world.

We would not be able to make a positive impact on the communities we serve without them – without you! As a student volunteer, a rewarding opportunity awaits – join us and be a part of achieving our vision.

You’ll learn more about the work we do and how we do it, add practical experience to your classroom theory, meet like-minded people, build a solid resume in readiness for graduation, and know your contribution is making a positive impact. There’s a number of ways that you can put your hand up.

University Chapter

Connect with your University Chapter to participate in events and volunteer projects.

National Office Placements

Throughout the year we offer opportunities for our EWB network to work alongside our National Office team – either at our office or remotely. It enables our committed volunteers to learn more about EWB’s work, support staff in the delivery of programs and initiatives, build our community, and further develop your individual capabilities in the sector.

Project Volunteering

Throughout the year EWB offers volunteering opportunities to work on specific project-based work – and you don’t need to be an engineer!

FAQ’S

What skills do I need to volunteer? Where will I be located? Seek the answers to your questions about volunteering at our national office.

School Outreach

Inspire F-12 students to explore a future in STEM by delivering workshops in the classroom.

EWB has clearly defined goals and strategies on how to achieve them. They carry out lots of meaningful work and have many great initiatives that benefit our society. Being a volunteer with such a well-regarded and well-run organisation is a huge positive. You know the time you spend with EWB on their initiatives is not wasted time, and it will have an impact. Volunteering with EWB has been an immensely valuable experience.

Jacky Cai

School Outreach volunteer

More opportunities 

Alongside student volunteer opportunities, EWB Australia also offers a suite of university-integrated education and research programs, including the EWB University Challenge, Research Program and Humanitarian Design Summits. All tailored to facilitate student learning and immersion in human-centred design and sustainable development, through an engineering lens. 

Stories of Volunteering

Hard Rock Sanitation Solutions and World Toilet Day

Hard Rock Sanitation Solutions and World Toilet Day

World Toilet Day is 19 November. It’s a time to consider the massive impact safer sanitation and hygiene solutions can have for the 4.2 billion people living without access to safe sanitation. The day plays a key role in focusing international efforts to achieve SDG 6: Water and sanitation for all by 2030.

Engineering Possibilities Webinar Q&A

Engineering Possibilities Webinar Q&A

During our Engineering Possibilities Webinar Q&A, held on Wednesday November 4th, 2020, we received many insightful questions and whilst we attempted to provide as many answers as possible, there were a handful we couldn’t get to. We've answered these outstanding...

Celebrate Naidoc Week 2020

Celebrate Naidoc Week 2020

We are delighted to celebrate NAIDOC Week 2020 and acknowledge Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history, culture and achievements. For 65,000 years First Nations People occupied and cared for our country and were our first farmers, scientists, astronomers,...

Shenuka Peiris, Mobilisation and Chapter Coordinator