Area Vocational Rehabilitation Center (PHL-80)


Type: Disabled, Education, Health - Country: Philippines

Brief description and main aims

Area Vocational Rehabilitation Center is a non-residential facility established as a vocational rehabilitation center to serve people 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 between 18-59 years old, willing to acquire vocational skills and get employed, coming from three Philippine´s Visayas regions (Regions 6,7 and 8). 

Main Activities

The project´s main activities are: 

  • Vocational training services
  • Social adjustment services
  • Psychological and vocational guidance services
  • Vocational placements services
  • Medical/Dental services
  • Prosthesis services
  • In-house physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech language pathology services

Volunteer tasks

The volunteer will: 

  • Assist the trainer and staff of the vocational training courses
  1. Commercial arts and crafts
  2. Massage therapy
  3. rDress and apparel technology
  4. Commercial cooking
  5. Consumer electronics
  6. Housekeeping
  7. Furniture and cabinet making
  8. Computer technology
  9. Basic cosmetology
  • Share and facilitate workshops
  • Assist in health training program
  • Assist in assessing the clients capabilities, interest and skills. 
 

Volunteer requirements / Skills

The volunteer should: 

  • Be sociable and can easily mingle with official, staff, volunteers without prejudice, etc.
  • Commitment in working PWD
  • Have patience and heart for helping a person with disability
  • Be independent
  • Be innovative, indostrious, adventurous preferably skilled 

Location

Camomot-Franza Road, Labangon, Cebu City.

Hosting Situation (Board and Lodging)

The volunteer will live in the Host Project. (Expect to share a room with project staffs or other volunteers). 

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