JETAABC is the British Columbia / Yukon chapter of JETAA-International, the alumni association for participants of the Japan Exchange and Teaching Programme
Events
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...
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...
JETAABC Social/Networking Event: Advance Screening of Mariononi & Fatty Papa Japanese Casual Dining

JETAABC Social/Networking Event: Advance Screening of Mariononi & Fatty Papa Japanese Casual Dining

Kick off the Fall season by meeting or reconnecting with fellow JET alumni over the Vancouver screening of Marinoni followed by takoyaki, okonomiyaki and/or Japanese curry at one of Vancouver’s newest Japanese casual dining joints, Fatty Papa on Robson! This is a special advance screening of Marinoni with Japanese subtitles ahead of the World Premier...
Fall 2016 Japanese Language Course

Fall 2016 Japanese Language Course

JETAABC is pleased to announce the Fall 2016 JET Alumni Japanese Language Course! Whether a new returnee or seasoned veteran, if you are interested in taking free Japanese lessons, read on for important details and register here by September 12, 2016. FALL 2016 TERM – GENERAL DETAILS The Fall 2016 course will be comprised of 10 classes and run on Monday evenings...