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GIEDMTV 06 FILIPINAS City, Cebu DISA/EDU/SPOR 01/08/2019 31/12/2019

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CODE: GIEDMTV 06 NAME OF THE PROJECT: Philippine Accessible Deaf Services, Inc. (PADS)
TYPE: DISA/EDU/SPOR VOLS: 1-2 PERIOD: Year round ADDRESS: Marina Seaview, MEPZ 1, 6015 Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu

AIMS OF THE PROJECT

 To establish a disability – Inclusive Filipino Society
 To work for an inclusive compassionate society
where Person with Disabilities (PWD’s) can realize

their full potentials as co-equal partners in nation-
building.

 To serve as an advocacy arena where concerned
individuals and institutions work together to
promote the rights and entitlements as well as
issues and concerns of the disability community
 To function as a knowledge and resource center for
the disability community and their families.
 To allow the disability community to act as
advocates in the areas of disability inclusion.
 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

PROJECT’S ACTIVITIES

 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, sports, arts, etc.)
 Adoptive Sports Program and Adoptive dragon Boat
 Facilitators, logistics, coordinators for seminars,
workshops, retreats and recollections and Deaf camps

ORGANIZATION/COMMUNITY CONTEXT

Philippine Accessible Disability Services, Inc. (PADS) is an
independent non-government organization, working to enable
the PWD community to grow and develop as independent
integrated, fully human and empowered citizens in society.
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

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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.

VOLUNTEER’S REQUIREMENTS

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

VOLUNTEER’S TASKS

 Participate in sports and recreational activities
 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 PWD and volunteers and other
clients/partners without prejudice and to share also
his/her experiences from the country where s/he came
from

HOST SITUATION

Live in a apartment (expect to have a shared room with other
volunteers)

*MTV fee is Euro 400 for the first one month. Additional Euro 300 per month from the second up
to fifth month.