Training for Ukrainian Peer Supporters in April

09/03/2022 9:30 am

Finnish Refugee Council will organise an extra online training for Ukrainian peer supporters in March. The training will be organised in English and in cooperation with Ukrainian Association in Finland.


Dates: 7 April from 4 to 7 pm & 9–10 April from 10 am to 3.30 pm

Device: Microsoft Teams

Cost: 0 €

End of the application period: Thursday, 17 March, 2022 at 11.45 pm


In addition to these three sessions, a separate planning meeting will be held with each participant.

As the training will be organized via Microsoft Teams, the participants need to have the following:

  • computer/laptop
  • (device’s) mic & videocamera
  • headphones/in-ears


We will interview all applicants and choose a maximum of 10 participants.

Please read our criteria before sending in your application.


The training consists of independent work, activating lectures,

group discussions, exercises, a group hosting sample and two homework assignments.


You can find the learning objectives of the training in the ad below.

After getting our certificate, you can choose to let trustworthy organisations

offer you group hosting tasks via our peer supporter bank.

This is voluntary, but all participants will make a profile in our bank.


If you have any further questions, please contact:

Petri Komulainen, Peer Support Program Officer

tel. 045-120 9036