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Departments

Departments and Offices of the Local Government of Umingan

Office of the Municipal Social Welfare and Development Officer

FUNCTIONAL STATEMENT

The Social Welfare & Development Officer shall take charge of the office on social welfare and development services and shall:

Formulate measures for the approval of the Sangguniang Bayan and provide technical assistance and support to the Municipal Mayor in carrying out measures to ensure the delivery of basic services and provision of adequate facilities relative to social welfare and development services;

Develop plans and strategies and, upon approval thereof by the Municipal Mayor, implement the same, particularly those which have to do with social welfare and development programs and projects which the Municipal Mayor is empowered to implement and which the Sangguniang Bayan is empowered to provide;

Identify the basic needs of the needy, the disadvantaged and the impoverished and develop and implement appropriate measures to alleviate their problems and improve their living conditions;

Provide relief and appropriate crisis intervention for victims of abuse and exploitation and recommend appropriate measures to deter further abuse and exploitation;

Assist the Municipal Mayor in implementing the barangay level program for the total development and protection of children up to six (6) years of age;

Facilitate the implementation of welfare program for the disabled, elderly, and victims of drug addiction, the rehabilitation of prisoners and paroles, the prevention of juvenile delinquency, and such other activities which would eliminate or minimize the ill-effects of poverty;

Initiate and support youth welfare programs that will enhance the role of the youth in nation-building;
Coordinate with government agencies and non-governmental organizations which have for their purpose the promotion and the protection of all needy, disadvantaged or impoverished groups our individuals, particularly those identified to be vulnerable and high-risk to exploitation, abuse and neglect;

Be in the frontline of service delivery, particularly those which have to do with immediate relief and assistance during and in the aftermath of man-made and natural disasters and calamities;

Recommend to the Sangguniang Bayan and advise the Municipal Mayor on all other matters related to social welfare and development services which will improve the livelihood and living conditions of the inhabitants of the municipality;

and;

Exercise such other powers and perform such other duties and functions as may be prescribed by law or ordinance.