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JOB POSTING: THE JAPAN FOUNDATION, TORONTO
Program Officer, Japanese Studies & Intellectual Exchange (Pregnancy & Parental Leave
Application Deadline: Sunday, May 31st, 2015
Start Date: July 2015
The Japan Foundation is an organization promoting cultural exchange between Japan and other countries in order to advance international mutual understanding. The Japan Foundation, Toronto (JFT)is one of 22 overseas offices, offering programs grouped under three main areas: Japanese Language Education, Japanese Studies and Intellectual Exchange, and Arts and Cultural Exchange.
This job posting is for a full-time Program Officer position for pregnancy & parental leave coverage. This position is responsible for the administration of Japanese Studies & Intellectual Exchange programs including researching, planning, execution and reporting in grants and other activities. It also has designated responsibilities in the areas of general office administration, human resources, communications and other programmatic and administrative needs. Continue reading
JETAA Toronto members are known for many things, far and wide. We put together amazing conferences, we train departing JETs in the ways of ALT life, we karaoke like nobody’s business. But another one of our perhaps most dazzling skills is that we defy gravity. Continue reading
This is Fukushima is a community collaboration that demonstrates the spirit of hope of the people who live in the beautiful prefecture through selected photographs that are presented in a yearly calendar. For more information on the project check out the Facebook page.
May – Children’s Day kites. Taken during Golden Week in early May, at a rural school in Koriyama. Children still play happily outdoors.
Photo by Benjamin Griffiths