Initiatives

Here are some long-term initiatives hosted by JETAABC.

Metro Vancouver Japan Bowl

The Japan Bowl® is a Japanese language and culture competition for high school students who are studying Japanese. The Japan-America Society of Washington DC organized and hosted the first Japan Bowl in 1992. The inaugural Canadian Japan Bowl was hosted by JETAABC in Vancouver.

Japan Bowl

Yomi-Kai

JETAABC Yomi-Kai is a reading club created for JET Alumni, JETAA Friends and community members to gather to discuss and discover short stories by Japanese Authors in translation or by Japanese Canadian authors.

Yomi-Kai

JET Pre-Departure Orientation

Every year, JET alumni from JETAABC volunteer to support the Consulate of Japan in Vancouver in its JET Programme preparation work. At the Pre-Departure Orientation, alumni share their expertise and enthusiasm with the next JET generation.

This page of orientation resources is accessible only to current-year departing JETs. For information about the JET Programme, please visit the JET Programme Canada website or contact JETAABC.

Orientation Resources