THE Oro Youth Development Office (Oydo) in Cagayan de Oro welcomed applicants for its leadership development program this year that aims to develop and empower the youth.
The Oro Youth Leadership Academy (Oyl), the primary leadership development program of the Oydo, is conducted through a series of modular workshops and trainings with a desired goal to develop the youth to become engaged citizens who are equipped to critically analyze social conditions, develop evidence-based and sustainable programs and policies, and organize constituencies and sectors towards a more progressive and equitable Cagayan de Oro.
According to the Oydo, the Oyla program is open to all emerging youth leaders in Cagayan de Oro City such as SK officials and sectoral youth leaders (in-school, out of school, faith-based, special advocacy-based, community-based, cultural identity-based and youth professionals).
Applicants should be from ages 17 to 25 years old, a resident of Cagayan de Oro, able to understand and communicate in English, Filipino and Bisaya, must have held a leadership position or have led a community activity/event, have strong interest in civic engagement and policy making, and have commitment to lead a project in their community or organization after the program.
The Oyla program is free of charge and its workshops and trainings will be conducted on selected weekend starting July until December of this year.
Interested and qualified applicants can submit their requirements, the accomplished application form and project brief and certification from competent authority certifying that the applicant is a bone fide member of the organization or company, to their email address: email@example.com or send the hard copies to the Oro Youth Center located at the roofdeck of the City Hall.
Application form can be downloaded in the following link: bit.ly/OYLAapp. Deadline for the submission is until May 31.