Welcome to Osaamispiste!

Contact details

We provide customer service alongside Työposte, at our address Käsityöläiskatu 10, 20100 Turku.

We are open from Monday-Friday, between 8.30 -16.00

Email: osaamispiste@turku.fi

Call Työpiste customer service: 02 262 5072

 

The timetables for service in a specific language is included in "Our staff" below.

Also see all our modules currently on offer by following this link.

Our office is located in the centre of Turku city. We can be reached by the 32, 42 and 12 buses. (Our stop is Humalistonkatu).

Osaamispiste posts updates and news on the Työpiste website as well as on the "Töissä täällä" website (www.toissataalla.fi) and Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/toissataalla). For our most timely updates we suggest our Työpiste website and Facebook page.

You can come to us for help, without an appointment.

We help you in your native language, with matters such as

job-seeking, studying and Finnish-language courses.

 

What we offer you here at Osaamispiste

  • Advice in your own language, including the following: Albanian, Arabic, Bosnian, Dari, English, Estonian, French, Kurdish, Persian, Swedish and Russian.
  • Support in the different phases of your job search, such as help with identifying your individual work skills or help with finding a job.
  • Our new ‘Kielikuntosali’, or ‘Language Gym’, is a space where you can improve your Finnish skills either individually or with an adviser – or even with a robot.
  • Guidance with studies, such as choosing the right study path or enhancing your study skills.
  • Benefit from our wide knowledge on official local employment, schooling and integration services.
  • Knowledge of the rules of Finnish working life, as well as support in your first steps into working life.
  • New and developing services to help employee integration.

Our staff

Minja Vaherkylä

Project manager

minja.vaherkyla@turku.fi

 

Julia Innilä

Communications and events coordinator

julia.innila@turku.fi

 

Manu Jalonen

Employment expert

manu.jalonen@turku.fi

 

Veronika Redin

Multiculturalism expert and

customer direction

Russian, English, Finnish

Wednesdays and Thursdays 8.30-16.00

veronika.redin@turku.fi

 

Samana Shoaib

Multiculturalism expert and

customer direction

Dari, Persian, English, Finnish

Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays 8.30-16.00

samana.shoaib@turku.fi

Narges Al Take

Multiculturalism expert and

customer direction

Arabic, English, Finnish

Mondays and Thursdays 8.30-16.00

narges.altake@turku.fi

 

Victoria Frost

Own language adviser

English, Finnish, French

Monday-Friday 8.30-16.00

victoria.frost@turku.fi

 

Rrahim Sahiti

Own language adviser

Albanian, English, Finnish, Swedish

Monday-Friday 8.30-16.00

rrahim.sahiti@turku.fi

 

Nedad Jakupovic

Employment expert

Bosnian, English, Finnish

Monday-Friday 8.30-16.00

nedad.jakupovic@turku.fi

 

Muhis Azizi

Integration expert

Kurdish, Persian, English, Finnish

Monday-Friday 8.30-16.00

muhis.azizi@turku.fi

 

Katja Mäkelä-Laakkonen

Employment expert

katja.makela-laakkonen@turku.fi

 

Leena Pihlajamäki

Adviser on Finnish language for foreigners

leena.pihlajamaki@turku.fi

 

 

Osaamispiste is part of the new project establishing a central knowledge centre for immigrants. The goal of this project is to launch services specifically tailored for immigrants, and these services are intended to continue after the closure of the project.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Contact details

We provide customer service alongside Työposte, at our address Käsityöläiskatu 10, 20100 Turku.

We are open from Monday-Friday, between 8.30 -16.00

Email: osaamispiste@turku.fi

Call Työpiste customer service: 02 262 5072

 

The timetables for service in a specific language is included in "Our staff" below.

Also see all our modules currently on offer by following this link.

Our office is located in the centre of Turku city. We can be reached by the 32, 42 and 12 buses. (Our stop is Humalistonkatu).

Osaamispiste posts updates and news on the Työpiste website as well as on the "Töissä täällä" website (www.toissataalla.fi) and Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/toissataalla). For our most timely updates we suggest our Työpiste website and Facebook page.