PESO opens 100 slots for JobStart Program
To enhance the employability of youth, the Public Employment Service Office (PESO) has announced that 100 slots are up for grabs for this year’s JobStartProgram.
The program will be offered to all interested youth residing in Tacloban, ages 18 to 24 years old, at least high school graduate and currently not enrolled nor employed.
“We prioritize those who are from Taclobanespecially that this is a program in partnership with the City Government, ” said PESO Development Management Officer Katherine Peliño.
The said program is designed to increase the capacity of PESO in providing full cycle employment facilitation services.
According to Peliño, the JobStart trainees will receive a daily allowance of P200 for the 10 days of life skills training and three months of technical skills training.
“After completing the said training, they shall undertake an internship with the partner agencies. They will also be paid at least 75% of the minimum wage of the city,” she added.
Peliño said that those who are interested may visit their office located at Kanhuraw Hill.
The registration for the program will last until this week.- C. Merin/CIO