Volunteer Chronicles 2

Wednesday, September 09, 2009 jeffrey siy 2 Comments

Doing volunteer work? Then join the Volunteer Chronicles 2. Narrate your experience/s of volunteer work outside your province and you may just Win Powebooks GCs and trips to Boracay, Bohol or Tagaytay. It's time kindhearted folks be rewarded for their charitable hearts. And for those who are interested in doing volunteer work, check out Hands on Manila Volunteer Vacations



Promo Requirements:
  • Open to anyone, 16 years and above who has experience in doing volunteer work outside his/her resident province/country, including volunteer work while on vacation
  • Professional writers NOT ALLOWED (i.e. book author, columnist, or member of the editorial staff of any publication)
Promo Mechanics:
  1. Write about your experience in doing volunteer work outside your resident province/country, including volunteer work while on vacation
    • Examples:
      • a person living in Manila volunteers for a project in Batangas
      • an American citizen doing volunteer work while on vacation in Manila
  2. Entry/Essay Guidelines
    • Minimum of 1,000 words and a maximum of 2,000 words
    • Typewritten in English
    • Double-spaced
    • 8.5" x 11" bond paper
    • Font size 12
    • DO NOT WRITE YOUR NAME ON THE ENTRY
  3. Submit in a brown envelope the following
    • Sealed letter size envelope containing the duly accomplished Official Entry Form and Authorization Form. Download the forms by clicking on the links provided, or get them at any Powerbooks branch. The Title of the Entry and the Author’s Pen Name should be written or typed on the face of this sealed envelope.
    • Printout of the entry
    • Soft copy of the entry (CD or floppy disk)
    • Photos of you doing volunteer work
  4. Submit entries to any Powerbooks branch or mail them to the Powerbooks Head Office at #25 Brixton St., Capitol Subdivision, Pasig City
  5. Judging Criteria
    • 50% Content
      • Relevance to theme
      • Impact on the reader
      • Message on volunteerism
    • 25% Mechanics
      • Grammar, punctuation, sentence construction
    • 25% Writing Style
  6. View complete contest mechanics
Promo Period: May 15 - August 31 October 31 December 31, 2009 (9:00pm)

Promo Prize:
  • First Prize
    • P5,000 worth Powerbooks Gift Cards
    • Free trip for two (2) to Boracay via SEAir
    • Free Accommodations for two nights at Punta Rosa Resort
    • An opportunity to do a Hands On Volunteer Vacations project in Aklan
  • Second Prize
    • P3,000 worth Powerbooks Gift Cards
    • Free trip for two (2) to Bohol via Cebu Pacific
    • Free Accommodations for two nights at Amarela Resort
    • An opportunity to do a Hands On Volunteer Vacations project in Bohol
  • Third Prize
    • P2,000 worth Powerbooks Gift Cards
    • Free Accommodations for two (2) at Taal Vista Hotel in Tagaytay
    • An opportunity to do a Hands On Volunteer Vacations project in Laguna or Batangas
Upside:
  • No entry Fee
  • Very attractive prizes
Downside:
  • No online submission
For more information, contact 386-6521 or email claire.algarme@handsonmanila.org or log on to powerbooks.multiply.com

2 comments:

ARVIN said...

Wow, interesting ito! I might join this one. The length reqt is too long! :(

Tristan Bull said...

Like it..!