The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) 6 is still hiring field staff as part of its “Listahanan” project.
The agency will conduct its second round assessment of poor households in the region this year under the said project.
“Listahan”, a rebranding of the National Household Targeting System for Poverty Reduction (NHTS-PR), aims to assess some 1,323,778 underprivileged households in the region this year to update its database of 385,516 poor households who were recognized through the assessment done in 2009.
The DSWD-VI needs a total of 3,741 field staff that includes 110 area coordinators, 553 area supervisors, 2,758 enumerators and 320 encoders in order to meet the task.
For area coordinators and area supervisors, qualified applicants must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Science or any related course, must have at least two years of experience in a supervisory role, must obtain excellent writing and communication skills, must be computer literate with knowledge and skills on Microsoft Word, and should have an experience in conflict resolution work or being a mediator.
Qualified applicants for enumerators must have finished at least two years in college, must possess good interviewing and communication skills, computer literate with knowledge and skills in Microsoft Office, must have an initiative to learn and contribute to the success of the project, and must be residents of the municipality where they will be assigned.
To qualify as encoders, applicants should have finished at least two years in college or any IT-related courses, must have an eagerness to learn and contribute to the accomplishment of the project and must have an encoding speed of at least 35 words per minute.
Interested to employ may personally submit their applications to the DSWD regional office in Molo, Iloilo City, and may also have the option to take the qualifying exam right away, DSWD-6 said.IMT