Area Vocational Rehabilitation Center (PHL-80)


Type: Health: Rehalibitation - Country: Philippines

Brief description and main aims

Area Vocational Rehabilitation Center II is a non-residential facility established as vocational rehabilitation center to serve persons with disabilities (PWDs). It caters to those who have impairements in their vision, hearing, speech, mobility and those with other forms of physical, mental and social impairment, aged 18-59 years old, willing to acquire vocational skills and get employed, coming from three Philippine Visayas regions (regions 6, 7 and 8).

Main Activities

  • Vocational training services
  • Social adjustment services
  • Psychological and vocational guidance services
  • Vocational placement services
  • Medical / dental Services
  • Prosthesis services
  • In-house physical Therapy, occupational therapy and speech language pathology services

Volunteer tasks

  • Assist the trainer and staff in vocational training courses
  • Commercial arts and craft
  • Massage therapy
  • Dress and apparel technology
  • Commercial cooking
  • Consumer electronics
  • Housekeeping
  • Furniture and cabinet making 
  • Computer technology
  • Basic cosmetology
  • Share and facilitate workshops

  • Assist in health training program
  • Assist in assessing the clients capabilities, interest and skills

Volunteer requirements / Skills

  • Sociable and can easily mingle with officials, staff, volunteers etc.
  • Commitment in working PWD
  • Have patience and willingness to help a person with disability
  • Independent and requires less supervision
  • Innovative, industrious, adventurous
  • Preferably skilled or knowledgeable

Location

The project is located in Labangon, Cebu City.

Hosting Situation (Board and Lodging)

The volunteer will live with a host family (expect to have a shared room with your host sister or brother).

More Information

Volunteers needed: 1-2

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