Future Assignments - Expressions Of Interest Now Open

Interested in volunteering with EWB and our partners overseas?

EWB is forming new partnerships and planning new projects so we have new overseas opportunities starting later in the year that we're in the process of finalisation. Register your interest now to pre-qualify you to be considered for the roles below and/or participate in EWB training.  EWB will be running our next round of Sustainable Community Development training on 8-10 July.

Opportunities Available

1. Solar-Powered Systems Mentor - Port Vila, VANUATU (12+ months)
We're seeking candidates with a background in mechanical or energy engineering with experience in designing solar-powered pump systems. This role will support our partner organisation to increase access to clean water for rural communities and improve the sustainability of their WASH programs and solar-powered pump systems.

2. EWB Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Program Mentor – CAMBODIA (12+ months)
Support the design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of EWB’s WASH  projects in partnership with local organisations. The WASH projects contribute to improve access to WASH facilities and services at community level. They also contribute to strengthen the technical capacity in WASH of local organisations. Experience in WASH related engineering, human-centred design approach and project cycle management is required.

3. Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Program Mentor – CAMBODIA (12+ months)
Support the capacity building of technical staff of EWB Cambodia’s partners, in design, construction, operation and maintenance of WASH infrastructure. The mentor will also provide support in establishing monitoring and evaluation plans for the partner organisations. Experience in engineering, human-centred design approach and international development best practices is required.

4. Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Program Mentor – TIMOR LESTE (12+ months)
Support the design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of EWB’s WASH  projects in partnership with local organisations. The WASH projects contribute to improve access to WASH facilities and services at community level. They also contribute to strengthen the technical capacity in WASH of local organisations. Experience in WASH related engineering, human-centred design approach and project cycle management is required.

5. Mechanical, Electrical or Product Development Mentor - CAMBODIA (12+ months)
Support the design and testing of new humanitarian appropriate technologies in Cambodia. These technologies aim to address community needs, in the areas of WASH, built environment, energy or disability inclusion, through scalable, market-based solutions.  Experience with human-centred design principles and workshop faciliation will be required.

6. Accessible Product Development Mentor - CAMBODIA (12+ months)
We're seeking interest from Mechanical or Product Development Engineers or Product Designers or Occupational Therapists to work with EWB and our partner(s) in Cambodia to help refine, test and implement of one or more mechanical technologies aimed at improving people with disabilities' access to agricultural livelihoods.

7. Gender & Strategy Mentor - TIMOR-LESTE (6-9 months)
Women in Engineering, or Feto Enginera (FE), is established to empower and support women in engineering to create a better future for the development of Timor-Leste.  The team is seeking a mentor to work with the Feto Enginera Group and EWB in Timor-Leste to develop and implement the group's strategy in line with their vision and mission. This role will contribute to improving diversity and equity in STEM education and industry.

8. Training or Education Specialist - TIMOR-LESTE (6-12 months)
Support EWB's Engineering Education and Skills Development Program to improve training and practical learning opporunities aimed at strengthening professional and leadership skills of Timorese students and professionals in engineering and STEM professions to enable more effective application of technical skills.

REGISTER YOUR INTEREST HERE

For any enquiries regarding overseas placements, please email international@ewb.org.au.

Did you know...EWB Australia and the Australian Volunteers Program adheres to statutory laws in Australia and foreign  ountries  regarding  child exploitation, child  pornography  and  the  abuse  of  children.  We  are  committed  to  the protection of children from all forms of harm. You will be required to sign a Child Protection Code of Conduct prior to being accepted. Confirmation of the role is also subject to satisfactory: procurement of visa and work permits, completion of a first aid certificate, medical examination, criminal record check of the applicant and any accompanying adults by the Australian (or equivalent) Federal Police and Working with Children Check.

Engineers Without Borders Australia:
-Actively encourages Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People to apply
-Actively encourages women to apply
-Celebrates diversity and supports an inclusive work place

Please contact us to discuss any personal assistance required to complete this application.

EWB Australia's International Program is supported by the Australian Government through the Australian NGO Cooperation Program.