Training for Peer Supporters on August 19 & 21-22

09/06/2021 8:30 am

Finnish Refugee Council will train new peer supporters online in English in August.


Time: August 19 from 4.30 pm to 7 pm & August 21–22 from 10 am to 3 pm

Device: Microsoft Teams

Cost: 0 €

Applying period ends: Monday August 2, 2021 at 11.45 pm


In addition to these two days, 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
  • mic
  • camera
  • 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, don’t hesitate to call or write:

Petri Komulainen, Peer Support Program Officer

tel. 045-120 9036


(On summer holiday: June 16 – July 20)



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