Jobless people can enjoy low-cost meals.

For members of the Association, a meal costs 2.50 euro and for jobless non-members, 3.50 euro.

Members are entitled to discounts on excursion fees, for example, and to free courses.

The Recycling Centre gives a 10% discount to members of the Association on purchases of home appliances and furniture that cost more than 17 euro. For discounted products, home delivery is also free within city limits.

Membership in the Association costs 6 euro/year and is valid from the date of payment.

At Majakka (‘The Lighthouse’), Sompatie 2a
Mon-Fri 11 am - 1 pm

At Noljakka church, Noljakantie 81
Mon & Tue 11 am - 1 pm

Physical exercise

Kauppaoppilaitos (‘Commercial Institute’), Sortavalankatu 4

14 Aug 2007 – 27 May 2008 Tuesdays 3.30 pm - 5.00 pm

As a member, you are entitled to use our exercise turns.


To fund its activities, the Association maintains the public toilets of the Market Hall and, in collaboration with its partners, operates the Recycling Centres.

The Association is also a medium-sized local employer, especially for long-term unemployed people. Contact us!

Email: aktiiviset.tyotahakevat(at)

Updated 07 November 2018