Municipality of Cordova (PHL-63)


Type: Development, Community - Country: Philippines

Brief description and main aims

The Municipality of Cordova aims to conduct social development programs that will enable people to enjoy life , feel happy and at peace with themselves and demonstarte solidarity to others, to help people become productive and generate additional income, to provide medical/health assistance and to foster ecological soundness through environmental rehabilitation. 

Main Activities

The project's main activities include:
  • Conducting and supporting art program for children and excellence in education activities.
  • Developing family health care and emergency rescue / mitigation programs
  • Assisting social development of children and women.

Volunteer tasks

The volunteer is expected to:
  • Organize sports, music, arts, etc. activities for the children and youth in public schools and communities
  • Assist teachers/staff in academic related activities
  • Assist with the coordination of scholarships and health programs in the local communities
  • Assist the staff/local volunteers by conducting community related activities like community organizing, research, monitoring and evaluation, capacity building programs and other non-formal education, etc.

Volunteer requirements / Skills

The volunteer must:
  • be sociable and a team player
  • have a bigger heart for the disadvantaged and less privileged people
  • be flexible, open minded and able to adapt to local life situations 
  • be independent and able to work with limited supervision
  • be creative, innovative, adventurous and fun loving
  • have a strong sense of community volunteerism
  • be committed to service
  • be willing to commit to  fulltime work while in country

Location

Cordova, Cebu

Hosting Situation (Board and Lodging)

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

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