DSWD opens internship program for Palaweño youth

DSWD MIMAROPA is now accepting applicants from Palawan to join its internship program

Nineteen youth interns from Palawan will be accepted by the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) in MIMAROPA as part of the regionwide Government Internship Program (GIP) that will serve in the department’s regional, provincial and municipal offices for 30 days from April 17 to May 29, 2017.


“This is open to single individuals who are 18-25 years old; high school graduates, TESDA or Alternative Learning System certificate holders, members of Pag-asa Youth Association of the Philippines, and youth under the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program family; youth belonging to families identified poor by Listahanan will also be prioritized,” social worker Amandy Nieves said.


The interns will receive a daily fee of Php 214, or a total of Php6,420 for the whole duration of the program.


DSWD is likewise accepting internship applicant from other provinces in the region with the following numbers and assignment: Twelve youth will be assigned in Oriental Mindoro; another 12 in Occidental Mindoro; eight in Marinduque; 14 in Romblon and 15 in Malate, Manila.


Interested youth may submit these requirements to the nearest DSWD or MIMAROPA SWAD offices or through email (amandy_nieves@yahoo.com): application letter, certificate of indigency, latest school registration, and copy of identification card of applicants and their parents/guardians. Deadline for submission will be on April 10, 2017.


GIP is one of the components of the Kabataan 2000 program and provides out-of-school and in-school youths with opportunities to experience working in various government agencies. It enables them to learn life skills in the workplace while earning money to help them meet their school needs.

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