Vieraasta Veljeksi | English

Vieraasta Veljeksi helps immigrant men in finding employment and integrating into Finnish Society. Mentoring and discussion groups are the main forms of activity.

Mentoring Program

Mentors are voluntary Finnish-speaking men who help immigrants in finding job opportunities and getting accustomed to Finnish culture and labour market. This offers the mentor an opportunity to learn something new as well.

Vieraasta Veljeksi aims to find immigrants and Finnish-speaking volunteers with professional training. Let us know if you are interested in participating either as a mentor or as an immigrant.

You can find more information through this link.

Labour market integration support schedule in 2024:

Application 23.2.–11.3.

Apply here.

Application 18.3.–1.4.

Discussion Group in Finnish

Discussion Group is meant for immigrants and Finnish-speaking men interested in sharing experiences about Finnish culture and work. The aim is to help two-way integration and to improve and support the Finnish language skills of immigrant participants.

Themes of the hosted discussions will be focused on the general topics of the project at first. Later they can be directed towards the interests of the participants. Discussion group meets every Wednesday at Miessakit Helsinki office (Annankatu 16 B 28, 00120 Helsinki) from 5 to 6.30 pm. Welcome!

Discussion and Info Sessions for Immigrant Men in May 2024

Unlocking Integration: Family life and Guidance to working life.

Session 1 Understanding Finnish Family Life – Insights from a Family Life Expert

Date and time: 16.5.2024 17–19. Location: Annankatu 16 B 28.

Session 2: Guides to proper channels in integrating into Finnish working life. Guidance from an Integration Specialist

Date and time: 22.5.2024 17–19. Location: Annankatu 16 B 28.

Learn about Finnish family dynamics! Discover effective language learning strategies! Connect with experts and fellow immigrants!

Register by 10.5. (max. 12 participants). Link to registration.

Open to all immigrant men and anyone interested.

Interactive sessions with Q&A. Refreshments provided.


Heikki Parviainen (Helsinki) 
044 751 1338 | heikki.parviainen (at)

Welcome aboard!