City Council for Youth Affairs Profile

I. Mandate:

The City Council for Youth Affairs (CCYA) is the umbrella arm of the Office  of  the City Mayor and the sole policy-making body on   youth and sports development, training in leadership and volunteerism and involvement in cultural and other wholesome activities for the youth.

As stated in the Rules and Regulations Implementing Republic Act No. 10742, therwise known as the “Sangguniang Kabataan Reform Act Of 2015”

Rule IV: The Local Youth Development Office
Section 26 Creation – (a) There shall be in every province, city and municipality a Youth Development Office which shall be headed by a youth development officer with the rank of at least division chief.

II. Vision:
The City Council for Youth Affairs (CCYA) and City Youth Development Office (CYDO) believes that there’s a laundry  list of things that can be impacting young people. In back of all these things  CCYA/CYDO is an instrument to advocate for change against negative local youth culture trends and trying to help them on how to live a healthy life through different youth sports development program of the city

III. Mission:
To provides the youth opportunities to be an active partner in nation-building through different youth and sports development programs that will develop and harness their potentials and enable them to be of great service to our city and community.

IV. Service Pledge:
We commit to:

1. To encourage individuals to bear their share of responsibility for the supervision of public authorities and active participation in their decision-making.
2. To get involved in addressing pressing needs and issues in their organization and local community through projects they themselves will propose, plan, and implement.
3. To develop their personal and organizational leadership, level up their skills on project management, project planning and creating youth development plans and establish a network of support for mentorship from our database of professionals and volunteers.
4. To encourage citizens to participate in physical fitness and sports activities in furtherance, mandate of the Philippine Constitution for the State “to promote physical education and sports, foster, self-discipline, teamwork, and excellence for the development of a healthy and alert citizenry.
5. To extend and provide assistance to deserving individuals and organization by conducting activities and projects including participation in higher level of competition.
6. To curb drug abuse and other juvenile delinquencies by channelling the energies of the young and seniors into sports and related activities.
7. Functions of the Local Youth Development Office – The youth development office shall have the following functions: (1) In accordance with Section 24 (d) of these rules, register and verify youth and youth-serving organizations (Subject to the revitalized Youth Organizations’ Registration Program (YORP) guidelines); (2) Provide technical assistance to the LYDC of the concerned LGU in the formulation of the LYDP; (3) Facilitate the election of the LYDC representatives; (4) Serve as secretariat to the LYDC; (5) Conduct the mandatory and continuing training of SK officials and LYDC members, in accordance with the programs jointly designed and implemented by the Commission and the DILG.
The local youth development officer and/or his or her staff shall apply for accreditation from the Commission in order for them to conduct the
mandatory and continuing training programs of SK officials and LYDC members. In the absence of a Youth Development Office in the province, city or municipality, the designated existing personnel by the LCE shall apply for accreditation with the Commission in order for said official to conduct the mandatory and continuing training programs of SK officials and LYDC members. (6) Provide technical, logistical and other support in the conduct of the mandatory and continuing training programs, and to such other programs of the Commission and DILG; (7) Coordinate with the Commission, with regard to the youth programs within their jurisdiction; and (8) Perform such other functions as may be prescribed by law, ordinance, or as the LCE, the DILG or the Commission may require.