JETAABC is the British Columbia / Yukon chapter of JETAA-International, the alumni association for participants of the Japan Exchange and Teaching Programme
Newsletter

Newsletter

Are you AMAZING? If you or a JET you know has gone on to accomplish great things (or cool, eyebrow raising things) after Japan, we would like to share your Amazing Alumni story. Please contact JETAABC Newsletter Coordinator at newsletter[at]jetaabc.ca We welcome your articles, and are always looking for writers and digital photographers....
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JETAABC Sempai Program 2017 - Call for Volunteer Sempai

JETAABC Sempai Program 2017 – Call for Volunteer Sempai

The JETAABC Sempai Program is back! Tapping into the local knowledge of JET alumni, the Sempai Program is a “casual mentorship” initiative where new JETs are matched with JET alumni volunteers — based on the proximity of their JET placement cities — in order to provide the new JET with relevant local knowledge about their...
JET Pre-Departure Orientation 2017 - Call for Volunteers

JET Pre-Departure Orientation 2017 – Call for Volunteers

  The newest group of JET participants are preparing for life in Japan! We are looking for energetic and committed JET alumni to facilitate the passing of the torch. Consider sharing your expertise and enthusiasm with the next generation. Below you will find details on Pre-Departure Orientation and a full description for each volunteer position. Most volunteers...
Archery Tag Party

Archery Tag Party

Come connect with fellow JETAABC members and friends over an exciting game of archery tag! What’s archery tag, you ask? Well, imagine paintball, but with bows and foam-tipped arrows. You will get the chance to unleash your inner Legolas or Katniss to eliminate opponents and win the game! After the game, members and friends can...
Dragon Boat 2017

Dragon Boat 2017

It’s just a few weeks from the start of our dragon boat season—all JETAABC members and friends are welcome! This year, we’re aiming for the 27th Annual Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival in New York, tentatively scheduled for Saturday, August 12 and Sunday, August 13, at Flushing Meadows Park. http://hkdbf-ny.org/ We’ve picked New York specifically...
JETAABC Sun Run Team

JETAABC Sun Run Team

Calling all runners and walkers! Don’t miss one of Vancouver’s biggest annual races, the Sun Run! Join the JETAABC Sun Run Team today and be a part of JET’s special 30th year anniversary! Simply follow this link, click “join existing team” and join JETAABC’s team* (by searching “jetaabc”). https://register.vancouversunrun.com/#!/events/2017-vancouver-sun-run. When you find the jetaabc team,...
JETAABC Networking Event

JETAABC Networking Event

You’re invited to the first JETAABC Networking Event of 2017. This will be a family style dinner event at a new Korean restaurant in Gastown. The menu is posted on the JETAABC Facebook page at this link. Who: JET Alumni (Friends of JET can register for this event starting Sat Feb 4, limit 1 guest...
Annual General Meeting 2017

Annual General Meeting 2017

It’s time to kick off Heisei 29-nen and the Year of the Rooster! JETAABC is pleased to invite all JETAABC members and their guests to the Annual General Meeting and Shinnenkai 2017. Date: Friday, January 20th, 2017 Time: 6:00 – 9:00 pm Location: YWCA Hotel, 733 Beatty St (Between Robson St and Georgia St) Your...
JETAABC Career Night

JETAABC Career Night

Are you wondering how your JET experience fits into your career path? Are you a JET alumni who just moved to Vancouver? Are you interested in revamping your resume and networking with other JET alumni in the area? If so, then the JETAABC Career Night is for you! Where: YWCA Hotel Vancouver (733 Beatty St,...
JETAABC Sushi Making Class

JETAABC Sushi Making Class

Update 10/15: Unfortunately, our sushi making class has been cancelled. Join us for an evening out with fellow JETAABC alumni and friends to learn how to make authentic sushi in a JETAABC exclusive private cooking class! We will spend the first half of the class making an assortment of nigiri and sushi rolls, and then...
JET Programme Recruitment Volunteers Needed

JET Programme Recruitment Volunteers Needed

The Consulate General of Japan in Vancouver is currently gearing up for the recruitment season for the 2017 JET Programme, and are looking for JET alumni volunteers to help out with university career fairs and information sessions. If you are looking for a way to get involved with JET and maybe reminisce a little, here...
Interested in Attending Sushi Making Class?

Interested in Attending Sushi Making Class?

Would you like to test out your sushi making skills and learn how to make authentic nigiri and sushi rolls? JETAABC is looking into organizing a sushi making class on Oct 20 from 6pm to 8pm! We are trying to confirm how much interest there is in hosting such a class. Please visit this JETAABC...
Free Showing of A Tale of Samurai Cooking: A True Love Story at University of Victoria

Free Showing of A Tale of Samurai Cooking: A True Love Story at University of Victoria

Inspired by the story of a family of “Kitchen Samurai” who has served not with the sword but with the kitchen knife. Haru (Aya Ueto) marries into the Funaki family, a family with a long history of serving the Lord of Kaga in matters of fine cuisine. Her new husband Yasunobu is set to succeed...