Office of the Community Extension Services (OCES)

About Us

This is the extension service arm of the University that implements programs and activities ranging from outreach to developmental forms. It engages the university’s faculty, non-teaching staff, students, and alumni in volunteer services through the extension of support to, for and with marginalized sectors/communities in terms of material, technical, educational, service learning, as well as values formation.

Vision

Capable, committed and compassionate Holy Angel University volunteers and workers in communion with empowered and enabled ecclesial communities

Mission

Participating in the mission of Christ, we, the community extension volunteers and workers, promote stewardship, growth and development by generating options for and with our marginalized partner communities in Angeles City and outlying areas of Pampanga.

Goals and Objectives:

To engage the staff, volunteers, and partner communities in enabling, community building, and developmental programs by working on the following components:

  1. Character and capacity formation of staff, volunteers, department-based community service representatives, and partner Peoples’ Organizations or groups;
  2. Stewardship framework in operating principles, community building processes and approaches, and developmental interventions to improve quality of life and preserve/promote the dignity of the person and the integrity of creation
  3. Sound and creative resource generation, allocation, mobilization, and related operational procedures
  4. Participative and contextualized needs assessment, planning, implementation, feedback processes, and impact evaluation
  5. Partnerships/linkages building with GOs and NGOs, alumni, and the Church for program complementation

Community Service Consultative Body

In carrying out extension activities, the University seeks to coordinate sectoral efforts and resources for the maximum benefit of both service providers and recipients toward the attainment of the University’s vision. Participatory management of ICESP and sector-based projects and activities is undertaken through the CSCB or the Community Service Consultative Body consisting of representatives from colleges, basic education, non-teaching and administrators, the chairperson of which is the Head of OCES. Alumni are also invited when necessary.

Functions of the CSCB Representatives

The CSCB sectoral representatives are volunteers who do not receive any compensation in doing the following liaison functions between OCES and their respective departments or sectors:

  • Dissemination of information about community extension projects for the purpose of mobilizing active involvement and generating appropriate resources
  • Attendance to regular and emergency or special meetings convened to formulate recommendations for:
    • Policy formulation;
    • Program development;
    • Project area selection;
    • Areas and level of involvement, and
    • Project planning and evaluation

Programs and Services

Program Components

Development areas for engagement are reflected in the banner name “A.N.G.E.L.S.” to wit:

Aadvocacy;

Networking or partnership building/social consortia;

Goods and technical services;

Education, enabling communities, and evangelization;

Livelihood and lifelong learning, and

Service learning and volunteer formation and engagement

Activities are integrated in the following programs/sub- units:

  • SHAPE Program (Support of Holy Angel to Public Education)
  • BUKAL (Boluntir na Umaagapay sa Kapwa at Kalikasan) Volunteer Engagement Program
  • Tulay sa Kalinangan at Kabuhayan (TSK) (Livelihood and Lifelong Learning)
  • HAU-REACH
  • Imang Nena Lifelong Leaning
  • Apl.de.Ap Music Studio
  • Cory Aquino Center for Hope and Wellness
  • Apl.de.Ap Music Training
  • Integrated Community Extension Service Programs (ICESP)
  • Networking for Service (NSP)
  • HAU-REACH (Outreach Program)
  • National Service Training Program (NSTP)
    • Civic Welfare Training Service (CWTS)
    • Literacy Training Service (LTS)
    • Reserved Officers Training Corps (ROTC)

National Service Training Program (NSTP)

National Service Training Program (NSTP) is one of the programs under the University’s Office of the Community Extension Services. This is a constitutionally mandated course or program designed to equip college students with skills and experiences for their meaningful involvement in nation building. The training sessions during the first semester are designed to prepare students for their immersion in communities in the second semester by providing them the basic concepts and theories needed for doing community work.

Components
The University offers three components:
  • Civic Welfare Training Service (CWTS)
  • Literacy Training Service (LTS)
  • Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC)

Services and Partner Communities

NSTP students serve different barangays, schools and parishes in Angeles City. Following the process of needs assessment and consultation with barangay and school heads and parish priests, students extend services such as:

  • Tutorials;
  • Assistance in the construction of visual aids/instructional aids;
  • Barangay profiling;
  • Profiling of Catholic parishioners
  • Mural painting;
  • Setting up of reading areas;
  • Advocacy drives/seminars on health, child rights, waste management and other issues;
  • Environmental preservation activities ;
  • Facility improvement;
  • Basic catechism;
  • Street education, and
  • Other related literacy and civic welfare services

NSTP also works with Government agencies and NGOs to complement their services as well as with other agencies or marginalized sectors that request the services of NSTP students. Some of these agencies include but are not limited to the following:

  • City Social Welfare Development Office (CSWD);
  • DENR and CENRO, and
  • DepEd Division Office

Partners and Linkages

Indigenous People’s Communities
  • Sitio Pidpid
  • Aetahanan
  • Kalapi Negrito
  • Villa Maria

Public Schools in Angeles City and Pampanga
  • Elementary Schools
  • High Schools
  • Integrated Schools

Other Sectors
  • Children with disabilities
  • Inmates of Camp 174th (Angeles City Jail)
  • Women, the elderly, children in conflict with the law and orphans

Networks and Linkages
  • Archdiocese/Parishes
  • Public Servants/Government Agencies
  • Private/Non-Government Agencies

Get Involved

You can share in big or small ways:

The community programs and services are facilitated through the technical, material, and financial support of our students, employees, partners and other donors. We believe that each one has something to share, including the communities or sectors being served. Through our shared actions, we can help improve the lives of Filipino families.

Serve our partner communities:
  • Public schools
  • Underserved barangays in Angeles and Pampanga
  • Children / persons with disabilities
  • Inmates and children in critical / vulnerable circumstances
  • Indigenous peoples (IPs), senior citizens and the youth
  • GOs, NGOs and parishes that may request services to complement their programs for particular sectors or communities

You can volunteer as:
  • Resource speaker/facilitator/trainer
  • Organizer, steering committee member
  • Volunteer participant
  • Donor, solicitor

Get involved in the areas of:
  • Research and Documentation
  • Community Organization and Education
  • Livelihood and Lifelong Skills Training,and Technical Assistance
  • Spiritual Development and Values Formation
  • Micro-Infrastructure Project Support
  • Preventive and Promotive Health Care
  • Disaster Response
  • Outreach Activities

Contact Us

Trunklines:

887-5478

888-8691 to 93

888-2902

888-1620

625-9619

Fax Numbers:

888-2514 - President's Office

888-1754 - Central Purchasing Office

888-1290 - Finance Office

International Calls:

Please dial (+63-45) plus telephone number.

National Calls:

Please dial (045) plus telephone number.

Head, Office of the Community Extension Services and National Service Training Program
Ms. Shirley Mae B. Marcos

smbarrera@hau.edu.ph

Monday to Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Local 1322

Coordinator, National Service Training Program (NSTP) / Staff, Campus Ministry Office
Ms. Hazel A. Basilio

hbasilio@hau.edu.ph

Monday 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 nn.

Tuesday to Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Saturday 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Local 1324 (OCES) or 1130 (CMO)

Staff, Office of the Community Extension Services (OCES)
Ms. Emee Rose L. Balilu

erbalilu@hau.edu.ph

Monday to Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Saturday 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 nn.

Local 1324

 
Ms. Rowena D. Cabigting

rcabigting@hau.edu.ph

Monday to Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Saturday 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 nn.

Local 1324

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