The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) through the Sustainable Livelihood Program conducted a community Job Fair in Brgy. Hall of Mampang, Zamboanga City.
The said activity is in partnership with Barangay Local Government Unit, Public Employment Service Office and Department of Labor and Employment. Among the partners which participated are KCC Mall de Zamboanga, Shop-o-rama Group of Company, Mang Inasal, Gatchallan Agency, and Great Hands Service Cooperative.
More than 100 applicants signified their interest to apply in the different positions available. There were also applicants who were immediately hired by and requested to process the needed requirements immediately.
The community job fair has been a good practice of the Sustainable Livelihood Program for almost 3 years. This aims to help increase chances for community members to explore employment opportunities where the probability of being hired is high.
This activity is in line of the Sustainable Livelihood Program’s track, which is Employment Facilitation. It is a track that provides assistance to qualified member/s of poor households who prefer employment rather than engaging in microenterprise.
Sustainable Livelihood Program is a capacity-building program for poor, vulnerable and marginalized households and communities to help improve their socio-economic conditions through accessing and acquiring necessary assets to engage in and maintain thriving livelihoods.