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The City Youth Month Program of the Naga City government is a competitive local internship initiative that exposes future leaders of the city to the challenges of urban governance. For a month each year, the project enables selected youth leaders to experience how to handle local government operations.
-From Galing Pook Awards website


By virtue of SP Ordinance No. 2007-008, as amended by Ordinance No. 2009-017 dated March 19, 2007 and March 17, 2009 respectively Institutionalizing the Naga City Youth Officials Program and declared the period from April 15 to May 31 each year as City Youth Month. During this period, youth officials will be given the opportunity to handle the operations of the city government except in areas, which are policy determining or requiring monetary disbursements.

The following rules shall be observed:

  1. Tenure of Office:  The City Youth Officials shall serve for a term of one & one-half (1 & ½) months beginning April 15 to May 31, each year.
  2. Youth Government:  The youth government shall be composed of youth officials who will be selected through a two-phase selection process (written and oral examinations) from a pool of qualified youth applicants/nominees in Naga City.

The written examination (to be prepared by the City Youth Month Committee) will be given on Saturday, April, 2, 2011 at 1:00 P.M. at the Naga City Science High School, while the oral examination will be conducted on Thursday, April 7, 2011 starting 8:00 A.M. at the City Vice Mayor’s Conference Room, City Hall, this city.

a. The top 14th examinees in the two-phased selection process shall be proclaimed by the committee as follows:

          • First Placer  – City Youth Mayor
          • Second Placer – City Youth Vice Mayor
          • Third Placer – #1 City Youth Councilor
          • Fourth Placer – #2 City Youth Councilor

And so on up to the Fourteenth placer as City Youth Councilors, respectively.

b. The examinees who placed 15th up to the 45th slots shall be appointed by the City Youth Mayor to the positions of City Youth Department Heads and Chiefs of Offices, as follows:

          • City Youth Administrator
          • City Youth Secretary to the Sangguniang Panglungsod
          • City Youth Planning and Development Coordinator
          • City Youth Treasurer
          • City Youth Assessor
          • City Youth Budget Officer
          • City Youth Legal Officer
          • City Youth Agriculturist
          • City Youth Veterinarian
          • City Youth Environment and Natural Resources Officer
          • City Youth Secretary to the Mayor
          • City Youth Market Superintendent
          • City Youth Population and Nutrition Officer
          • City Youth Accountant
          • City Youth Engineer
          • City Youth Metro Peso Manager
          • City Youth Social Welfare and Development Officer
          • City Youth Human Resource Management Officer
          • City Youth Civil Registrar
          • City Youth General Services Officer
          • City Youth Health Officer
          • City Youth Librarian
          • City Youth Urban Poor Affairs Officer
          • City Youth Science and Technology Centrum Administrator
          • City Youth Public Safety Officer
          • City Youth Electronics Data Processing Officer
          • City Youth Chief of Hospital
          • City Youth NCPC Program Director
          • City Youth NCPC Chairperson
          • The rest of the slots will be designated to NCPC Sectoral Representative

The formal Oath-Taking of the City Youth Officials shall be held on April 11, 2011 right after the Flag Raising Ceremony of the City Hall employees at the City Hall grounds.

  1. Qualifications of Applicants/Nominees to the City Youth Month:

a. In-school or out-of-school youth who are Naga City residents as evidenced by the following documents:

      • SK Voter’s ID or regular Voter’s ID (photocopy COMELEC registration claim stub)
      • Any of the regular bills of their parents, such as:
        • Electric Bill
        • Water Bill
        • Telephone Bill
        • Cable TV Bill
        • Cellphone Bill
        • Other similar bills

b. Exactly 16-24 years old (as of March 25, 2011) and at least High School graduate.
c. Can fully attend to official functions during regular office hours pursuant to Sangguniang Panglungsod Resolution No. 95-210 dated August , 1995.
d. He/she must be of good moral character, as duly certified by the school head or the Punong Barangay as the case maybe;
e. Must not have been a previous Naga City Youth Official & Incumbent SK Official.

The City Youth Month Committee reserves the right to withdraw the appointment of any youth official found violating any provision of these Rules and Regulations.

Documentary requirements must be personally submitted to the City Youth Month Committee Secretariat at the Office of the Sangguniang Panglungsod at City Hall for Pre-evaluation not later than the close of Office hours on March 25, 2011.

Strictly no proxy and no late applications/nominations will be accepted.

        1. Fully accomplished bio-data with recent picture;
        2. Photocopy of the birth certificate; (duly certified by the Local Civil Registrar)
        3. Proof of Naga City residency based letter (a) above;
        4. Date and place of Examinations: April 2, 2011 (Saturday) at 1:00 P.M. at the Naga City Science High School, City of Naga for the written examination; and oral examination on April 7, 2011 (Thursday) 8:00 A.M. at the City Vice Mayor’s Conference Room. Only the participants who made it to the top 45 places in the written exam shall be qualified to take the oral examination.
  1. Deadline for submission of applications/nominations: All applications/ nominations must be submitted personally by the applicant to the City Youth Month Committee Secretariat in the Office of the Sangguniang Panglungsod at City Hall not later than the close of office hours on Friday, March 25, 2011, for the pre-evaluation of documents. Strictly no late applications/nominations shall be accepted.
  2. Release of Results of Written Exams: (To be posted at the City Hall Lobby/Website: naga.gov.ph)
  3. Oral Examination (Interview): (To be posted at the City Hall Lobby/Website: naga.gov.ph)
  4. Release of final results: (To be posted at the City Hall Lobby/Website: naga.gov.ph)
  5. Formal Oath-Taking ceremony of [YEAR] City Youth Officials: (To be announced)
  6. Orientation of CYO Officials: (To be announced)
  7. Start of official functions as [YEAR] City Youth Officials : (To be announced)
Download applicants bio-data here.


Related Link:

Galing Pook Awards

The Galing Pook Awards was launched in October 21, 1993 as a pioneering program that searches and recognizes innovative practices by local government units.The City Youth Month Program was a Galing Pook Awardee in 2007.