SPES 2nd batch orientation set May 11 PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 04 May 2015 14:11

The City Government has scheduled the orientation for the second batch of the Special Program for the Employment of Students (SPES), composed of 1,270 high school students on May 11 at 8am at the City Coliseum in Tetuan. Work in the local government will begin the same day until the end of the month.

The program, jointly undertaken by the City Government and the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) under a 60-40 percent sharing agreement, covers a working period of 20 days with assignments in the barangays and selected offices.

The first batch of SPES, consisting of 1,400 college students began employment with the local government April 10 and will end May 8.

The orientation, organized by the City Social Welfare and Development Office (CSWDO) and the Public Employment Service Office (PESO), will include briefings on their duties and responsibilities as city government employees and expectations of the chief executive and the DOLE.

The speakers will include Mayor Beng Climaco, DOLE-9 director Sisinio Cano, DOLE- City Director Wesley Tan, Social Welfare officer Socorro Rojas and Human Resource and Management Officer Dr. Jane Bascar.

Under the program, the students will receive a salary of P280 per day or a total of P5,600  for the 20-day work period. The students will be assigned to do survey work and community service in the barangays or assist in clerical works in selected city government offices.

The City Government has allocated over P9 million for the SPES program, which is now on its 20th year of implementation in the city. — Sheila Covarrubias