Zamboanga City to hire 1,400 for SPES


The Zamboanga City government said Friday, July 10, it will hire 1,400 students for a 20-day work period.

The hiring of the students aged 21 to 30 years old will be implemented under the Special Program for Employment of Students (SPES) of the city government and the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), City Social Welfare Officer Socorro Rojas said.

She said the beneficiaries will be assigned in the barangays to assist the Barangay Health Emergency Response Teams (BHERTs) as well as in disinfection and sanitation.

Under the program, each beneficiary will receive a salary of P503.09 a day, 60 percent of which will be paid by the city government while the 40 percent will be shouldered by DOLE.

The beneficiaries should be in school – either in college, high school or vocational or out of school youth.

Based on DOLE requirements, applicants for SPES should present birth certificate, school certificate, indigency certificate and 2×2 picture.

Registration is done online via the DOLE portal: spes.dole9portal.com.