JETAABC is the British Columbia / Yukon chapter of JETAA-International, the alumni association for participants of the Japan Exchange and Teaching Programme
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JET 30 Festivities

Did you know this year marks the 30th Anniversary of the JET Programme? In celebration, JETAABC has organized a trio of events, which span from water to land. Come join fellow alumni and friends at the JET 30th Anniversary festivities on Saturday August 26, 2017! Schedule*: Morning 9:00 -11:00 am Jubilee Dragonboat Practice – Free...

Powell Street Festival – Call for Volunteers

It’s that time of year again! Celebrating Japanese-Canadian Culture for 41 years, be a part of this year’s Powell Street Festival. Taking place August 5th and 6th, the festival is Vancouver’s longest community arts celebration! We are looking for amazing alumni to help out at our community booth on the Saturday and, this year, we...

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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...
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...
2016 JET Programme Pre-Departure Orientation – Call for Volunteers

2016 JET Programme Pre-Departure Orientation – 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 are...
JET Programme Video Contest

JET Programme Video Contest

CLAIR Tokyo will again be holding a video contest based on the theme “Japan’s local communities as experienced by JET Program participants”. The contest is primarily for current JETs, but former Program participants are also welcome to submit entries. Current and former JETs are all encouraged to participate in voting for the eventual winners. Tickets...
2016 JET Programme Applications Now Available

2016 JET Programme Applications Now Available

The application form for the 2016 JET Programme is now available online at jetprogramme.ca. Please forward this notification to friends and family, who you feel might enjoy the JET Programme experience. The deadline to apply is November 30, 2015. Also, the consulate will be hosting information sessions around British Columbia during the fall recruitment period....