Patupat Elementary School (PHL-58)

Type: Sport/Leisure, Education - Country: Philippines

Brief description and main aims

Patupat Elementary School aims to promote students quality learning potentials through various academic and extra-curricular programs and activities and to give opportunityiesto the students to learn about new cultures and interact with foreigners.

Main Activities

The School's main activities include:
  • Teaching, organizing/coordinating club activities, assisting during school camps/field trips, supporting other school work, etc.
  • Assisting in the development of Music, Arts, and Sports classes
  • Assisting in tutoring session and/ or teaching a foreign language

Volunteer tasks

The volunteer is expected to:

  • Assist school teachers in teaching and organizing school activities.
  • Help the teachers and school nurse with health education and physical fitness of children
  • Plan , organize and roll out capacity building and leadership training seminars for children
  • Assist in school trainings and sport activities.
  • Mingle with the children/volunteers and other partners without prejudice and to share also his/her experiences from the country where she/he came from.

Volunteer requirements / Skills

The volunteer should be:

  • Flexible, open-minded and able to adapt to the local situation
  • Sociable and easily mingle with officials, staff members and volunteers without prejudice, etc.
  • Independent and require little supervision
  • Innovative, industrious, adventurous, creative and fun loving 


Patupat Elementary School is located in Brgy. Patupat which is one of the barangay of Barili and it is located 67 kilometers south from Cebu City. It is accessible to all kinds of land transportation. It has a tropical climate and seldom visited by typhoons. The barangay is one of the few barangays in Barili awarded for having constituents.

Barili is a 2nd municipal income class municipality in the province of Cebu, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 73,862. In the 2016 electoral roll, it had 42,831 registered voters.


This is a short term project available only from June to March.

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)

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