I am a second year social service student. I decided to do my practical training in Greece, Athens. I am doing my practical training in The Finnish Seamen’s Mission. It is a meeting place for Finnish people who has moved to Greece and tourist can come too. There you can read Finnish newspaper, wash your laundry and get local information. We also organize different programs such ass movie nights, lectures and I organize games for different senses. I am also at the cafe four times a week. Since I am working with Finnish people, the working culture Is the same than in Finland.
In my spare time I like to bathe in the sun on my buildings roof and I enjoy walking around the city and see all the historical sights. Every time I am walking in the city I go and have frozen yogurt, it is my favorite treat <3.
Because of the economy crises, there are a lot of disadvantages, poor and refugees here and 3rd sector does not exist here. There is a demand for lot of different social work.
Greek people are very family orientated and they take care of each other so poor people who has no family are in trouble and without support. The only good thing about economy crises is that people are more equal than before.