Bulawan fest:  Job fair and free legal aid service on 2nd day

As many as 815 clients gather in hopes of availing free legal aid services for their needs through the help of volunteer

Compostela Valley Province – Numerous citizens line up for a chance to score employment and avail of free legal services on March 4, 2019 at the provincial capitol, as part of the ongoing celebration of the 12th Bulawan Festival and 21st Founding Anniversary of Compostela Valley.

A total of 21 establishments congregate at the capitol mega tent for the “Mega Job Fair 2019”, with 9 from local establishments for ones who want to find a job that fit their chosen field, and 12 overseas establishments that cater to those who are interested in working abroad. On that day, 1,692 vacancies are open for those who are interested in landing a job.

Local companies that opened their services for employment are:  APEX Mining Co., Bachelor Express Inc., Gaisano Grand Mall, Aboitiz Power-Therma Marine Inc., Siblings Solutions, Colorsteel Systems Corporation, Ever Bilena Cosmetics Inc., Davao Metro Shuttle, and Tagum Cooperative.

Companies who accommodated for those interested in overseas jobs are: Placewell International Services Corp., Acabar Marketing International Inc., LRC Manpower Services International Inc., Jenerick Int’l Manpower, LMB Worldwide Services Inc., Gatchalian Promotion Talents Pool Inc., Concorde Int’l Human Resource Corp., Zontar Manpower Services Inc., Albatra Recruitment Agency Inc., Bison Management Corporation, MECPREGO Int’l Inc., and Pisces International Placement Corp.

Along with the job fair is the “3rd Provincial Free Legal Aid Service Day” for those who are in need of help on legal concerns, including Criminal and Civil cases, Marital abuse, Marriage annulment, Birth Certificate errors, Labor cases, Land Titles and Deeds, among others.

The Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) from Davao del Norte and Compostela Valley attended the event to give their services with the management of Legal Aid Services Day Event Coordinator Atty. Marie Jude Lopoz and PLO Chief Atty. Neil John A. Albarico, along with 17 more other lawyers who volunteered to give their services for free.

“Our volunteer lawyers from the IBP-Davao del Norte/Compostela Valley Chapter and PAO were able to serve 815 clients. Thank you very much to all of you for your dedication and selfless service,” said Atty. Lopoz.

The “Mega Job Fair 2019” and “3rd Provincial Free Legal Aid Service Day” are both part of the series of scheduled events for the 12th Bulawan Festival and 21st Founding Anniversary of Compostela Valley which runs from March 3 to 8, 2019.

This year’s festivity highlights the private-public partnership with big and reputable companies as well as officials supporting the event:  Co-presenters  Governor Jayvee Tyron L. Uy, Senior Board Member Arturo T. Uy, Congressman Maricar S. Zamora and Vice-Governor Manuel Zamora, Congressman Ruwel Peter S. Gonzaga, Apex Mining Company Inc., Torre Lorenzo Development Corp, MARINO Party List, HUGPONG NG PAGBABAGO, Dumper Party List and Beautederm. For Diamond Sponsorship: Krishael’s Events and Concept while for Gold Sponsorship, SUMIFRU Philippines, Phoenix Fuels Inc., Cong. Antonio Floirendo, Jr. and HEXAT Mining Co., Inc. (Sean Seismundo, IDS Comval)