DSWD Region 1 Hiring: Job Openings until June 27, 2022

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The Philippines’ Department of Social Welfare and Development (Filipino: Kagawaran ng Kagalingan at Pagpapaunlad Panlipunan, abbreviated as DSWD) is the executive department of the Philippine Government responsible for the protection of the social welfare of rights of Filipinos and to promote the social development.

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) is the primary government agency mandated to develop, implement, and coordinate social protection and poverty-reduction solutions for and with the poor, vulnerable, and disadvantaged.

Interestingly, the DSWD Region I is looking for individuals who can fill the following positions below:

Ten (10) Project Development II (SG6/Php 35, 097.00)

  • Status: Contract of Service
  • Area of Assignment: SLP Regionwide
  • Education : Bachelor’s Degree relevant to the job
  • Experience : 1 year relevant experience
  • Training : 4 hours relevant training
  • Eligibility : None required

One (1) Administrative Assistant II (SG8/Php 18, 998.00)

  • Status: Contract of Service
  • Area of Assignment: SLP -POO Ilocos Sur
  • Education : Completion of 2 yr studies in College or High School graduate with relevant vocational/ technical course
  • Experience : None required
  • Training : None required
  • Eligibility : None required

How to Apply

Interested applicants may submit application to REGIONAL DIRECTOR MARIE ANGELA S. GOPALAN through this google link: https://forms.gle/dMRmLtfreJ8S5mfx7 not later than 5:00 PM of 27 JUNE 2022 with the following attachments:

  1. Application Letter;
  2. Comprehensive Resume or Updated Personal Data Sheet (CS Form No. 212, Revised 2017 with attached job descriptions / summary of functions for each position held);
  3. Transcript of Records and Diploma (certified photocopies);
  4. Certificate of Trainings/Seminars attended/Employment;
  5. Certificate of Board Rating/Professional License/CS Eligibility
  6. Certification from School for Masteral units earned or completed, if any.

DSWD Field Office I highly encourages interested and qualified applicants including Persons With Disability (PWD), members of indigenous communities and those from any Sexual Orientation and Gender Identities (SOGI) for there shall be no discrimination in the selection of employees on account of gender, sexual orientation, civil status, disability, religion, ethnicity, or political affiliation.

Get to know the History of DSWD

In 1915, the Public Welfare Board (PWB) was created and was tasked to study, coordinate and regulate all government and private entities engaged in social services. In 1921, the PWB was abolished and replaced by the Bureau of Public Welfare under the Department of Public Instruction.

On November 1, 1939, Commonwealth Act No. 439 created the Department of Health and Public Welfare and in 1941, the Bureau of Public Welfare officially became a part of the Department of Health and Public Welfare. In addition to coordinating services of all public and private social welfare institutions, the Bureau also managed all public child-caring institutions and the provision of child welfare services.

In 1947, President Manuel Roxas abolished the Bureau of Public Welfare and created the Social Welfare Commission, under the Office of the President, in its place.

In 1968, Republic Act 5416, known as the Social Welfare Act of 1968, created the Department of Social Welfare, placing it under the executive branch of government. In 1976, the Department of Social Welfare was renamed Department of Social Services and Development (DSSD) through Presidential Decree No. 994. This was signed into law by President Ferdinand E. Marcos and gave the department an accurate institutional identity. On June 2, 1978, the DSSD was renamed Ministry of Social Services and Development (MSSD) in line with the change in the form of government.

In 1987, the MSSD was reorganized and renamed the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) through Executive Order 123, which was signed by President Corazon C. Aquino. Executive Order No. 292, also known as the Revised Administration Code of 1987, established the name, organizational structure, and functional areas of responsibility of DSWD and further defined its statutory authority.

In 1991, the passage of Republic Act No. 7160 otherwise known as the Local Government Code of 1991 affected the devolution of DSWD basic services to local government units.
Source: DSWD Region 1