The Embassy of Japan is looking for candidates for a full-time two-month contract on the JET Programme Paper Selection Committee (PSC). Check out the link below to see the full job description and send your résumé and cover letter by November 24th, 2020

Click here to see the job description! 


JETAA Ottawa will be holding its Annual General Meeting (AGM) on December 12, 2020 online over Zoom! As a volunteer-based registered not-for-profit organization, JETAA Ottawa will soon be looking for new and excited individuals to help run the chapter. The AGM is where JETAA members vote for the next year’s Executive Committee as well as reminisce on the past year’s events! This year’s AGM will be held virtually, but that doesn’t mean the fun can’t continue!

For more detailed information about the current positions on the JETAA Ottawa Executive Committee, including the time commitment involved, check out this page! Email us at if you want to submit your platform ahead of the AGM!

Date: December 12, 2020
Time: 1:00 p.m.
Location: Zoom (link will be shared with participants ahead of the event)
Registration: RSVP on Eventbrite here! (JETAA members only)

Learn more about the 2020 Executive Committee here, read the descriptions of Committee positions here, and consult our By-Laws here.

The current list of positions for 2020 are:

  • President
  • Vice-president
  • Secretary
  • Treasurer
  • Event Coordinator
  • Communications
  • Web Editor
  • Social Media Coordinator
  • External Relations Coordinator
  • Newsletter Editor

Any willingness to help will be accommodated. You can submit a platform, a few sentences about yourself and what you’d like to do in your role, ahead of the event to be posted on the website.

*Note: a platform is not required to stand for election. Your platform can be submitted verbally at the AGM.


Join us on November 29 for JETAA Ottawa’s first ever DIGI-AKI, a celebration of Japanese culture online! Come discover and support Ottawa-based wonderful artists, performers and businesses, and learn more about Japan, Japanese culture and Japanese community! 

Click here to find stream link, information and more!!

Date: Sunday November 29, 2020 
Time: 1:00 p.m. 
Location: Youtube Stream
Cost: Free
RSVP: Not required


As we live and adjust to a new reality of work, life and social relationships, JETAA Ottawa continues to bring new and fresh programming to you.

The DIGI-AKI Matsuri will be streamed live on November 29, 2020, from 1pm EST on YouTube. We are in the process of gathering and cultivating content from our friends and partners in the Ottawa-Japanese community. Many have already submitted their content and we are proud to have such a strong community here in Ottawa.

We invite JET Alumni to submit their content or ideas for the DIGI-AKI Matsuri. We are accepting content until November 15, 2020. Content may be in English or Japanese (if in Japanese please provide subtitles).


Date: Sunday November 29, 2019
Time: From 1 p.m.
Location: Youtube Live Stream 


The Embassy of Japan is looking to hire a full-time JET Programme Assistant for the period of Mid-November 2020 to Mid-March 2021! Check out the link below to see the full job description and send your résumé and cover letter by October 30th, 2020

Click here to see the job description