Cebu City, Philippines. The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) is hiring community facilitators, enumerators and encoders. 

DOLE-7 Regional Director Salome O. Siaton said they needed them to improve its database of child laborers still existing in Central Visayas.

“The data that will be produced will be a good tool to use for the DOLE to determine what appropriate interventions to provide not only to the child laborers, themselves but also to their parents,” said Siaton.

For the year, she added, DOLE will be hiring for a period of six (6) months, as project-based employees, twenty-one (21) Community Facilitators; 149 Enumerators; twenty (20) Encoders; and two (2) Special Encoders.

Community Facilitators, who will be receiving Php33,584.00 each monthly, should possess the following minimum qualifications:

  • College graduate, preferably with background or experience in social work or community development;
  • Pro-active and a team player;
  • With very good communication, analytical and interpersonal skills;
  • Can work with minimal supervision;
  • Willing to do field work; and 
  • Computer literate


Hired Community Facilitators would be expected to do the following tasks, as follows:

  • Assist the child labor program focal person at the DOLE Regional Office or Field Office;
  • Assist and supervise the enumerators in the profiling and encoding of data;
  • Conduct desk review and field validation of accomplished profiling tools;
  • Assess the needs of the profiled child laborers and their families;
  • Prepare referral letters to appropriate agencies/organizations for the provision of necessary services to the profiled child laborers and their families;
  • Track the status of delivery of services;
  • Conduct monitoring and visits to determine the progress of the child laborers and their families; and 
  • Perform such other functions and tasks related to the implementation of the DOLE Child Labor Prevention and Elimination Program (CLPEP).


Special Encoders, on the other hand, will be receiving Php20,000.00 each per month. While, salaries for the enumerators will be sourced out under the Government Internship Program (GIP) of the DOLE.


GIP Enumerator-applicants should meet the following requirements:

  • At least High School graduate or Tech-Voc graduate;
  • Between 18 to 30 years old;
  • No work experience; and
  • Individuals up to 35 years old may be accommodated as beneficiaries under exceptional circumstances specifically in areas that have been hardest-hit by disasters and other natural calamities such as typhoon, earthquake including those considered as man-made calamities.


“Interested applicants in the provinces of Negros Oriental, Siquijor, and Bohol can submit their applications at the respective DOLE Field Offices of said provinces. For applicants within Cebu Province, they should be able to submit their applications at the DOLE Regional Office,” said the DOLE-7 Head.

Requirements that each applicant should comply with, would involve the following, namely:

  • Application Form (to be provided by DOLE);
  • Birth Certificate;
  • Personal Data Sheet (PDS);
  • Transcript of Records/Form 137 or 138 or Certificate of Graduation for Tec-Voc graduates; and
  • Certificate of Indigence from the Barangay (optional)



By Bohol Island News

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