The activities at SMY are open to everyone. The International Meeting Point, located in the center of Pori, hosts a variety of events, clubs, and courses for children and adults. Club fees are 15 € / semester for children and 18 € / semester for adults. Events and other activities are free, unless advertised otherwise.

The association is an expert on multiculturalism and immigration in the Pori region. Moreover, the association acts as a spokesperson for immigrants, and other actors, as well as undertakes various projects.


The target group of the project is

Unemployed and long-term unemployed immigrants

Objective is

to promote the employment of immigrants by trying to find and offer:

  • work, work trial, and rehabilitative work experience
  • training and education
  • Practical and tangible guidance in acquiring a job

Guidance services

  • Help with the translation of work related documents, writing  (ex. applications, resumes…), and the recognition of qualifications
  • Inform about Finnish working life,  unions and work culture
  • Assistance on running errands (official forms, e-services…)
  • Guidance with various services


  • Various Finnish language courses
  • Elävä kieliketju: practice Finnish by talking
  • Induction and counseling, if needed, in the beginning of work or service
  • Assistance in training for the competence and occupational cards


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