TACLOBAN CITY – The Public Employment Service Office (PESO) has announced that it will start the deployment on April 3, 2018 of the Special Program for the Employment of Students (SPES) workers to the different departments of the city government.
Some 237 slots are available under the SPES of the city government of Tacloban under Mayor Cristina G. Romualdez for this summer break.
PESO started accepting applications for the program last January to facilitate the processing time required by the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE).
Aside from being assigned regular office work, SPES workers will also undergo several activities like livelihood orientation and other socio-civic activities as part of the holistic approach of the City Government to the program.
The SPES workers will work for 20 days and will be paid a minimum wage. Sixty percent of the total wage of students is shouldered by the city government while the other 40% is paid by the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE).
The program is mandated under RA 7393 and intends to develop the potentials of poor but deserving students to finish their education by being employed during school breaks.