The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) XI in partnership with the Public Employment Services Offices of Davao City and Tagum City is set to conduct the first JobStart Philippines Youth Summit is set to conduct the first JobStart Philippines Youth Summit in the Region on December 6, 2017 at Royal Mandaya Hotel in Davao City.
The youth summit aims to gather all JobStart graduates and trainees in the region to promote and establish camaraderie among them and program facilitators. Around 300 participants are expected to join the upcoming event.
JobStart is a DOLE implemented project in partnership with the Asian Development Bank and the government of Canada. It is being implemented through the local PESO offices of the target areas.
Qualified “JobStarters” will undergo ten days of life skills training, up to three months of JobStart-funded technical training and another three months of work experience with a “matched” employer/establishment. The interns in return will be receiving at least 75% of the minimum wage in the relevant city/municipality.
JobStart Program began in Region XI last 2016 with Davao City and Tagum City as its pilot areas.