The National Household Targeting System for Poverty Reduction (NHTS-PR) of the Department of Social Welfare and Development is set to conduct the second round of household assessment this semester. The agency will be assessing roughly 16 million poor households across the country.

With the target of 1,087,720 households to be assessed, the DSWD Field Office 5 needs to hire 3,131 field workers to be deployed region wide.

The department will now be accepting applicants for the following positions under contract of service and job order and this includes 92 Area Coordinators, 453 Area Supervisors, 320 Encoders, and 2266 Enumerators.

Interested applicants may now submit their resume and application letter addressed to: Director Arnel B. Garcia, CESO III, DSWD 5, PBN-Buraguis, Legazpi City or submit it to the nearest Social Welfare and Development (SWAD) offices in the province.

For details, applicants may inquire from Personnel Section at or email it to

The National Household Targeting for Poverty Reduction (NHTS-PR) is the country’s information management that identifies who and where the poor are. The Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) or the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program of the DSWD has been the main user of the targeting system and other national government agencies such as Department of Health (DOH) and Philhealth###crbarrameda