Employment Generation and Assistance

As mandated by RA 8759 (PESO Act of 1999) and in support of the DOLEs vision of universal institutionalization of PESOs at the Local Government Unit level in the Philippines on December 12, 2011, the Provincial Government thru the Sangguniang Panlalawigan adopted S.P. Resolution No. 517 series of 2011 enacting Provincial Ordinance No. 95 series of 2011 creating the Provincial Government thru the Livelihood Manpower Development and Public Employment Service Office. Its main objective is to ensure the prompt, timely and efficient delivery of employment service and provision of information on the other DOLE programs.

In 2020,  the LMD-PESO solicited 13,349 job vacancies. Out of the 12,573 registered applicants, 12,461 were referred and 12,216 individuals successfully placed into different job partner agencies.To conclude 99.10 percent of jobseekers were referred for employment and 97 percent of the registered jobseekers were placed for employment. 

The Special Program for the Employment of Students and Out-of-School Youth (SPES/OSY) benefited the 90 deserving college students at the rate of P 427.64, 20 college student benefited to Government Internship Program at the rate of P 320.00 per day, 40 senior high school students and 11 graduating students for On-the-Job-Training were deployed and given an opportunity to experience working in various government offices. .

By February 2020, the job fair piloted three local recruitment activities in a total of 72 qualified applicants. Medical assistance were also given in the selected applicants at no expense.

The Marinduque Provincial Government distributed 208,721 face masks to families and TUPAD beneficiaries in all 218 barangays in the Province as governor’s action to contain the spread of Covid-19 in the province.

Similarly, in response to our Governor’s directive of bringing the trainers to the barangay province wide Community Based Training Program has been conducted in the underprivileged residents of various barangays in province.

Livelihood Opportunity and Entrepreneurial Program

An amount ofP985, 569.00 had been awarded by way of financial grant to the Marinduque Provincial Government by the DOLE thru Integrated Livelihood Program (DILP) otherwise known as Kabuhayan Program. Financial grant was used for the implementation of “Starter Kits for Livelihood Entrepreneurs”.

A total of 108 Marinduquenos received livelihood starter kits including grocery items for Sari-sari Store, electric oven, electric mixer and raw materials for Bread and Pastry Production, Electric Coconut Grater and raw materials for Pastillas De Leche Making, Negokart, sacks of rice for Rice Retailing, ventosa cups and massage mat for Reflexology, Sewing Machine for Dressmaking, Sewing Machine and raw materials for Pillow Making, tools and equipment and raw materials for Manicure/Pedicure, gilt, booster and pre-starter for Swine Business, tools and equipment for Fish vending, raw materials for Ice Cream Making, Polvoron Making and Food Vending/Processing from the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) on as part of its livelihood project. Distributions of aforementioned starter kits were held on several occasions at the PESO Training Center led by Provincial Administrator Vincent Michael Velasco.  In his absence Executive Assistant IV Russel Madrigal, Senior Administrative Assistant III Rolando Larracas and Bokal Adeline M. Angeles controlled the activities.

National Bureau of Investigation Mobile Service

The activity aims to provide Marinduquenos ease in applying and renewal of aforementioned clearance to save from transportation,  food expenses and time.  A total of 780 applicants was served during the conduct of NBI Mobile Services held at Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction Management Center and Sta. Cruz Gym on December 21, 22 and December 23, 2020, respectively. NBI Mobile service provided 780 NBI clearance to 314 Male and 466 Female Marindqueños.

Assistance provided to Overseas Filipino Workers/Dependents

In order to promote the interest of Overseas Filipino Workers, the Provincial Government in partnership with OWWA developed responsive programs and services for the social protection of members as follows, scholarship programs to qualified members, EDSP, Educational Assistance through Scholarship in Emergencies, Balik Pinas Balik Hanapbuhay Program, Rebate Program, DOLE AKAP and Workers Welfare Assistance Program