Changemaker is an advocacy network for youth and young adults. Changemaker is a part of Finn Church Aid. In Jyväskylä this association has meetings every other week.

Jyvioni – Green Youth and Students of Jyväskylä

The Green Youth and Students of Jyväskylä (officially JYVIONI – Jyväskylän vihreät nuoret ja opiskelijat) is a Jyväskylä-based green youth organization founded in 1996. Our mission is to act as a channel of influence for green-minded young people.
If human rights, climate action, social policy, or other green values are close to your heart, you are more than welcome to join our events to meet new people and familiarize with our activities. You can get more information about us from our website and social media channels. We can also respond to your questions in English via email or Instagram messages.

Jyväskylän Eurooppanuoret

Local association of JEF Finland.

Jyväskylän Keskustaopiskelijat (Centre Students of Jyväskylä)

Jyväskylän Kokoomusopiskelijat (Student Union of National Coalition Party)

Jyväskylän kokoomusopiskelijat, shortly Jyko, is a local organization of Tuhatkunta, student Union of National Coalition Party. Jyko is for the students of higher education in Jyväskylä, who share an interest in politics and student well-being. We organize various great events, and represent liberal right-wing minded students of Jyväskylä in higher political decision-making.

Jyväskylän Opiskelijoiden Pohjola-Norden – JOPNO

JOPNO is a local association of The Youth League of the Finnish Norden Association (Pohjola-Nordenin Nuorisoliitto, or PNN, in Finnish). It is a nonpartisan youth organisation with the objective to promote Nordic cooperation and bring Nordic youth together. PNN has several local branches around Finland and also cooperates with similar organisations in the other Nordic countries.

SETA Jyväskylä

SETA Jyväskylä is a support and social group for LGBT people. Association has open doors with coffee and tea at their office each Thursday, has peer groups and organises events.


SYY-Jyväskylä is one of SYY’s local organisations. Its main focus is on organising events related to working life for students of social sciences at the University of Jyväskylä. In addition to organising events, SYY-Jyväskylä is also actively involved in following education and labour market policy. When necessary, we take a stand on issues and through this we also promote the interests of the students of the YFI institution.

Keski-Suomen Vasemmistonuoret

Keski-Suomen Vasemmistonuoret is a regional association of Left Youth of Finland.

If you have anything you would like to ask, please contact us in Facebook (Keski-Suomen Vasemmistonuoret) or via e-mail (

UN association of Jyväskylä

JyYK ry – The United Nations Association of Jyväskylä is a civic organization founded in 2006, and it operates mainly in english.
Our purpose is to promote the principles and goals of the United Nations, such as the sustainable development goals (Agenda2030), as well as ensure their realization and publicity in the Jyväskylä area.
We also aim to increase the participation and involvement opportunities of local people in international development issues. The main function of the association is informing, mainly through organizing various events in relation to the UN theme year and theme days. JyYK is a member of the UN Association of Finland and the UN Youth of Finland.

Piraattinuoret (Finnish Pirate Party)

UN Women of Jyväskylä