Details on the Sagip Pasko Goods Drive
Please make sure of your schedule before you sign up. Once you sign-up for any one of these shifts, you may no longer change your schedule.
Unimart, c/o Bro. Joseph Haw SJ, YCLC
Please go to the supermarket entrance 15 minutes before your shift and look for the Sagip Pasko booth. The person-in-charge will orient you on what you have to do.
Since not all of the supermarkets have committed, we request all those who signed up to check the web on Friday for any updates and changes.
Students will be given a downloadable parental permit, which they have to print out and have their parents sign. For security reasons, we cannot allow any student to volunteer without the parent permit duly signed.
Skeletal: 2 persons; maximum allotment: 4 persons
Their responsibility is to store and to safeguard all the collected donations.
They are should also ask for donations from passers by within the immediate vicinity of the station.
Volunteers assigned here should not leave the station unattended.
They are also responsible for reminding the following shift to come on time by texting them. The club in charge will be provided for a schedule, which contains the volunteers' contact numbers.
Volunteers may not receive any form of cash or check donations. They must reiterate to the customers that they can only give goods.
Skeletal: 2 persons; maximum allotment: 6 persons
Roving volunteers will go around the supermarket bringing placards, inviting people to donate. They can receive donation from customers right there and then. He/she would simply return to the station to free himself of the load so that he may have a free hand again to accept donations.
They may not receive any form of cash or check donations. They must reiterate to the customers that they can only give goods.
They may only rove along the counter area but they can not rove inside the supermarket itself, wherein the grocery products are displayed.
Roving volunteers should try their best not to get in the way of customers by not being too aggressive.
Roving volunteers should always be ready to extend a helping hand to customers who might need an extra-lift or so, even though they are not donating anything.
Because of these sensitive responsibilities, volunteers assigned to be rovers should be very courteous, friendly and energetic.
Entrance and Exit
Skeletal: 2 persons; maximum allotment: 5 persons
These volunteers will be located in the entrance and exit of the supermarket.
He/she informs entering customers about the Xavier Sagip Pasko donation drive for the victims of typhoons Winnie and Yoyong. He/she also distributes flyers to the customers. He/she also informs them of the location of the Xavier Sagip Pasko station and of the presence of roving volunteers, should they decide to donate.
Volunteers can also accept goods donations only from exiting customers. These goods should be surrendered to the station as soon as possible.
This will most likely be the moderator/s of the major clubs.
They will be staying in the supermarket at least for a half day.
They ensure the effective inviting for donations, smooth and orderly transition of shifts, and proper conduct of volunteers.
He/she also communicates with the manager of the supermarket.
He/she keeps constant contact with the other supermarket coordinators and with home base which dispatches the vehicle that picks-up the goods.
He/She should constantly remind the students of the proper behavior that is expected of them.
He/She orients volunteers of what are expected of them.
Code of Conduct
The volunteers are expected to act in accordance to the expectations explicitated in the Student Handbook and in the Faculty Manual.
Handbook regulations apply during this activity. Faculty and staff have the responsibility to enforce the code of discipline.
Volunteers are expected to know the basic information about the calamity.
Volunteers are expected to show utmost courtesy and respect to the supermarket's customers.
On duty volunteers should display their nametags at all times.
Bringing of luxury items or expensive objects such as computer gadgets, CD players, etc. is greatly discouraged in order to prevent unnecessary loss though students may bring their celphones with them.
Volunteers may not, under any circumstances, receive monetary donations.
Pick-up of goods
A Xavier vehicle will make regular rounds to collect donated goods from the stations in each supermarket.
Pick-up times would be from 12:00-2:00pm and at 5:00-7:00pm depending on the availability of the transportation.
What if a student leaves his parent's consent?
The faculty or staff that is on duty should ask the student to call his parent in order to get a verbal consent from the parent. The parent and the student should also be informed to submit a duly signed parent's consent form on the first day of class to the Principal's Office.
What if there are too many donations and the vehicle hasn't made its rounds?
The faculty in charge will request the supermarket manager to allow us to store donated goods, preferably packed already inside boxes, in a safe area in their bodega.
What if a shopper offers to give monetary donations?
The volunteers must reiterate to the customer that we will only be accepting goods. We do not have the authority to receive cash donations. However, we will try to coordinate with the supermarket if there can be a special station where those willing to buy goods specifically for the project be given priority.