Work and Enterprise in Vantaa
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Find a job in Vantaa
The Business Finland website lets you view job advertisements in Finland based on your area or field. You can also search for jobs in Vantaa.
Vantaa and Kerava employment services support job search
Vantaa and Kerava employment services provide you with guidance on job-seeking and information on vacancies and training. If you need advice and support for finding work or Finnish language training, contact the City of Vantaa’s employment services. For more information on city services, please visit the City of Vantaa website.
Vantaa Employment Services Service Point
Vernissakatu 1, 1st floor.
Open: Mon–Fri 9:00–16:00
Tel. 09 8395 0140
If you are unemployed, register as a job-seeker at the TE Office
If you are unemployed and looking for a job, you need to register as a job-seeker at the Employment and Economic Development Office, or TE Office. Also register if you are laid off, your training ends or your pay-subsidised job ends. You can register as a jobseeker via the online service of the TE Services, at the nearest TE Office or by phone.
Uusimaa Employment and Economic Development Office, Vantaa
Vernissakatu 1, 5th floor
Mon–Fri 9 am–4 pm
Tel. 0295 025500
Citizens of the EU member countries, Norway, Iceland, Liechtenstein and Switzerland can register as job-seekers through the TE Office’s online service. Citizens of other countries must register in person at the TE Office. Please take along your ID card and residence permit.
Read more about the services of the Employment and Economic Development Office, or TE Office, on the InfoFinland page If you become unemployed. You can find information about looking for work in Finland on the InfoFinland page Find a job in Finland.
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Help with finding work
Vantaa Skills Centre (Vantaan osaamiskeskus)
If you live in Vantaa, have permission to work in Finland and are an adult client of a TE Office, you can apply for the services of the Vantaa Skills Centre. They can help you determine your skills and provide guidance with studies and working life. You can also improve your Finnish language skills. Contact your designated expert at the TE Office. The Vantaa Skills Centre also has courses, training sessions and events open to other immigrants. You can find the centre’s contact information through the link below.
Coaching Works! project
In Vantaa, immigrant employment is supported, for example, through the Coaching Works! project. The project is implemented by the City of Vantaa, Uusimaa TE Office, Sodexo Oy and Vantaa immigrant organisations. Project workers provide help in job hunting, writing a CV and applications, searching for training and other questions related to working life.
Customer service is provided in Finnish, English, Russian, Arabic and Somali.
Integration Center Monika
Integration Center Monika assists unemployed immigrant women in finding work. You can receive assistance in writing a CV or job application, study everyday Finnish and digital skills.
Luckan Integration is a service that offers individual counselling for immigrants and organises events and groups connected to job-seeking, for example. The events are in English.
The work career mentoring of Väestöliitto, the Family Federation of Finland is meant for educated immigrants. You can get a mentor who will support you with looking for a job or study place or starting a business. The activities are in Finnish.
If you are under 30 years old, you can get advice and guidance from the Ohjaamo service. Ohjaamo staff can help you if you do not have a job or study place.
R3 Maahanmuuttajanuorten tuki ry
R3 The immigrant youth support association helps young people with things connected to education and employment. You can find more information on the association’s website.
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Setting up a business
In Vantaa, counselling services related to entrepreneurship are provided under one roof in the Leija Business Service Centre. Among others, the Leija building is home to the city’s business services, Business Vantaa, Chamber of Commerce, Yritysohjaamo, Vantaan Yrittäjät association and the TE Office’s business services. Business Finland appointments are also available in Leija by appointment.
If you would like to set up your own business, you can receive help from the Leija Business Service Centre. They can assist in business idea development or business planning. The services are free of charge.
Leija Business Service Centre
The Business Vantaa network can help if you want to start a business in Vantaa, acquire training, recruit manpower, go international or find new contacts. The services are free of charge.
Contact Business Vantaa by calling their helpline 09839 2000, Mon–Fri 8:00 am–3:30 pm.
Business Helsinki offers personal business startup counselling, organises information events and provides entrepreneur coaching in many languages in Helsinki.
If you own a business in Vantaa, you can become a member of the Vantaan Yrittäjät association. Vantaan Yrittäjät ry is a lobbying organisation for entrepreneurs, which provides its members with training and advice, among other services. You can find more information on the organisation’s website.
Uusimaa TE Office (TE-toimisto) provides many different services for new entrepreneurs or people who are considering entrepreneurship. At the Uusimaa TE Office, you can take an entrepreneurship training course and apply for a start-up grant to start a business, for example.
To read more, go to: Starting a business in Finland.
The customer service of the Metropolitan Area tax office is in Helsinki city centre.
Tel.: 029 512 000
Immigrants can also use the International House Helsinki service point. At the service point, experts from Kela and the Tax Administration provide guidance for immigrants coming to work in Finland in matters concerning taxation and social security.
Contact information of the International House Helsinki service point:
International House Helsinki
Read more: Taxation.