Not just Numbers – Migration and asylum seeking issues in youth work

What: Not just Numbers training

When: 7.-14.12.2017

Where: Borea Turku, Finland

StepEurope ry is organizing an international training called Not just Numbers. The training will be held on December 7-14th, 2017 in Turku, Finland. Not just Numbers is an international youth worker mobility project aimed at strengthening cooperation and developing capacity of youth organisations in dealing with migration and asylum issues.

What the project is about?

This eight-days training will bring 30 youth workers and youth leaders from seven European countries: Finland, UK, Italy, Greece, Croatia, Hungary and Romania, to Turku, Finland. The project is a training of trainers, based on non-formal methods and experiential learning. The project aims to improve the quality of local activities in the fields of migration and asylum awareness conducted by consortium members in their countries.

Who can participate? 

Interested person from Finland or a member of StepEurope ry’s partner organization in UK, Romania, Italy, Greece, Hungary or Croatia. You may contact the coordinators from each partner. 

A participant can be a youth and youth or community worker/trainer/educator who is interested to increase the knowledge about the migration and asylum seeking issues and working with young people from different backgrounds. Good command of English skills. Must be able to attend the whole programme.

About the practicalities

The project is funded by the Erasmus + programme, accommodation and food will be covered 100% for the international participants. We will reimburse up to 100% of your actual travel costs, but only up to the amounts officially approved by the Finland NA. You need to pay the tickets first and will get the payment back during the training. For participants from Finland all the meals will be covered. Participation fee 50€ for the international participants and 20€ for Finnish participants. 

About the training place: Laivahostel Borea is an old boat in the river side of Turku. Note that there is no elevator and a lot of stairs and small aisles. Check more information about the accommodation place:

Apply to the training latest 20th of October 2017: fill the membership form and the  Application Form and send it for us by emailing

More information or +358(0)45 2219008