Mediano/largo plazo
GIEDLTV 02 FILIPINAS Cebu City DISA/EDU 01/08/2017 28/02/2018


Philippine Accessible Deaf Services, Inc. (PADS)

TYPE: DISA/EDU  PERIOD: August&February

ADDRESS: First High School for the Hearing Impaired, Macopa Street, Basak Pard o, Cebu City

 To train and form volunteers with the necessary knowledge, skills and values to become competent and creative people; who are open to change; having a deep sense of justice and faith expressed in their concern and commitment to the service of the disadvantaged especially the Deaf.
 Deepen her/his acceptance of self and others and to develop the inner freedom to make a responsible commitment as volunteers
 Develop his/her being as a person for others in relationships with the Deaf, fellow volunteers and people in general
 Provide a support system and continuing education for volunteers

 Special Education on Knowledge, skills and attitude as well as Life skills
 Deaf Community Organizing
 Capacity building of Deaf Organizations
 Deaf Rights Advocacy
 Deaf Education(formal, non-formal and catechism/religion)
 Facilitators, logistics, coordinators for seminars, workshops, retreats and recollections and Deaf camps

ORGANIZATION/COMMUNITY CONTEXT PADS works closely with various partners and stakeholders on programs that aim to promote deaf human rights and volunteering for the deaf community, increase participation of the Deaf in electoral processes and enhance skills access and opportunities of the Filipino Sign Language (FSL). It is part of the “Break the Silence” (BTS) Network in the Philippines, a campaign strategy started by the Stairway Foundation Inc. to advocate for child sexual abuse prevention. PADS plays a vital role in the BTS network as it brings in a unique, much-needed expertise and program experience on working with deaf children and adults. The PADS Office and its partner areas are conveniently located near town/city centres. Public transportations are also readily available to visit department stores/malls, hospitals, schools, historical and cultural landmarks and other leisure areas.

 Committed and dedicated
 Willing to make a difference in the Deaf community
 Competence and creativity
 Flexible, open-minded and able to adopt the local situation
 Independent and requires less supervision
 Innovative, industrious, adventurous and fun loving
 Commitment to regular updates/reporting/monitoring through mobile, online communication

 Assist the staff/ trainers/facilitators in volunteer preparation activities
 Assist the staff in the daily office work like development of promotional materials like print, audio and video presentations
 Assist volunteer related advocacy campaigns in schools, communities, institutions and other events
 Mingle with the children/volunteers and other clients/partners without prejudice and to share also his/her experiences from the country where s/he came from

HOST SITUATION Living with host family (expect to have a shared room with your host sister or brother)

NOTE: LTV 6 months program cost is Euro 1,800. LTV 12 months cost is Euro 3,000.00. We strictly observe the start of LTV program during the months of August and February only to follow the full program.