JETAA Ottawa will be holding its Annual General Meeting (AGM) on December 14, 2019! As a volunteer-based registered not-for-profit organisation, 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 while creating new memories in a Bounenkai vibe!

Date: December 14, 2019
Time: 5:00 p.m.
Location: C’est Japon à Suisha ( 208 Slater St, Ottawa)

Learn more about the 2019 Executive Committee 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
  • Translator
  • 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.

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Join our second Nihongo Dake (Japanese Only) Dinner of the year! Seeing the success of the last dinner, we invite you once again to join the group, enjoy a meal, and do your very best to only speak Japanese. All levels were welcome, from beginner to native.

As space is limited, and we’d like to know how many people at each Japanese ability level are attending. Please RSVP through our sign-up form below!

Date: November 29, 2019
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Location: Izakaya Shingen (201 Bank St, Ottawa, ON K2P 1W7)

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Are you interested in being part of the JET application process and evaluate this year’s JET applications? The Embassy of Japan is looking for members to form the 2019 JET Paper Selection Committee!

Join the team from November 2019 to January 2020!

Click here to see the job description! The deadline to apply is October 18th, 2019.

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Even if you’ve been back for ages, you may be considering exploring new professional or federal opportunities, this workshop will walk you through how to approach finding a new job (network, network, LinkedIn), what you should expect from the Canadian job market and how to create impactful resumes for computers to read and love. 

Date: October 6
Time: 12:00 – 3:00 PM
Location: My ByWard Office (78 George St #204, Ottawa, ON K1N 5W1)
RSVP: Register here!

This session will be run by Jillian, Nayoro-shi ALT from 2007-2008. Since returning from Japan, Jillian has applied to thousands of jobs and has successfully been hired at the University of Calgary, Royal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology, the Canadian Museum of Nature, CIHR and most recently employed by the University of Ottawa. 

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Promotional booth at uOttawa (September 2019)

Do you know someone fit to take on the JET adventure? The applications are now open ahead of a departure in September 2020!

The deadline to submit applications is November 15, 2019 and with the application process going PAPERLESS this year, applying is easier than ever!

JETAA members and representatives from different Japanese diplomatic missions across Canada are hard at work with promotional activities. Consult the Upcoming Information Events Calendar for more info.

Need details? Visit JET Programme Canada’s official website.

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