JETAA Events

Job Posting: Media Assistant in Information and Cultural Section

The Consulate-General of Japan is currently recruiting for a media assistant in the Information and Cultural Section.

Overview of the position

Under supervision of the Information and Culture Section Director, the media assistant carries out a variety of assignments in support of Japan’s public diplomacy functions and goals, in addition to performing a variety of administrative tasks for the Information and Culture Section.

Qualifications

  1. Good knowledge of Japanese culture and its society, and is eager to promote them in Canada
  2. Can communicate in both Japanese and English
  3. Strong skills in use of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Power Point) and other commonly used software
  4. Is in good health
  5. Holds Canadian citizenship or permanent residency status

Contract Period

From mid-May (tentative) to March 31st, 2018.

Regular working hours

In principle, for seven hours a day from 9 am to 5 pm, excluding one-hour lunch break, from Monday to Friday, excluding holidays (there may be times when it will be necessary to work after 5 pm, on weekends or public holidays.)

Salary

To be determined through interview

How to Apply

Please submit your CV (in either Japanese or English) as well as names and contact information of two references by e-mail to rsvp@to.mofa.go.jp

Application Deadline

Friday, April 21st, 2017   *There will be an interview for candidates who pass the written application.

JET Furusato Vision Project

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CLAIR has announced the upcoming “JET Furusato Vision Project”.

Through this project you can return to your former place of employment on JET, visit places you had strong connections with and reconnect with the community. More importantly, you can develop and implement your own ‘Vision Plan’ that utilizes the skills and connections you acquired after JET to make new contributions to your former community in areas such as Tourism Promotion, Economic Exchange, Educational Exchange, Culture & Arts Exchange, Grassroots Exchange, Current JET Participant Career Support, or some other project to deepen your ties with your furusato and their ties with the world.

 

JET alumni whose former contracting organizations are in Western Japan are eligible to apply in 2017. JET alumni whose former contracting organizations are in Eastern Japan may apply in 2018.

 

Please refer to the project’s website for details and download all application forms: http://jetprogramme.org/info/furusatovision/

Any enquiries will be handled by CLAIR Tokyo, JET Furusato Project Administrative Office: furusato@clair.or.jp

 

This is general information about the project:

 

Date

Term A: 26 October (Thu.) – 31 October (Tue.), 2017

Term B: 6 November (Mon.) – 11 November (Sat.), 2017

 

Recruiting

7 JET Programme alumni who were appointed in Western Japan* while on the Programme (see website below for more information)

JET alumni who were appointed in Eastern Japan will be eligible to participate in 2018.

*Kansai Region: Mie, Shiga, Kyoto, Osaka, Hyogo, Nara, Wakayama

Chugoku Region: Tottori, Shimane, Okayama, Hiroshima, Yamaguchi

Shikoku Region: Tokushima, Kagawa, Ehime, Kochi

Kyushu/Okinawa Region: Fukuoka, Saga, Nagasaki, Kumamoto, Oita, Miyazaki,

Kagoshima, Okinawa

 

How to Apply

Please download all application forms at the link above and submit to furusato@clair.or.jp by 8 May (Mon.), 2017   9:00 A.M. (Japan Standard Time)

Upcoming Event – JETAA Rock Climbing 2017

Rock Climbing 2016
Authors: Sean Meehan & Maegan Cheng
Spring is almost here, and so it’s time to get ready for the great outdoors. Rock climbing has been a popular sport in Japan for the past 1000 years – Mt. Fuji, Mt. Keitokusan, Mt.Hiwada – take your pick! What is a better sense of accomplishment than getting to the top of a mountain and soaking in the fantastic views? Come on out to our rock climbing event on Saturday, April 29th and get a taste of that feeling!

 

Details regarding the event can be found on Facebook here. Stay tuned for updates!

Upcoming Event – Midnight Madness Curling

Midnight Curling 2016

JETAA Toronto’s annual winter sports event is guaranteed to test your balance and coordination skills. On Saturday, February 25th, join us at the High Park Curling Club and try your hand at curling.

No curling experience? No worries! An instructor will be on hand to guide you in the fine art of sweeping, sliding, and rock-throwing. Don’t forget to wear CLEAN running shoes and WARM, comfortable clothing.

Tickets: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2730285
JETAA member: $15 + booking fee
Non-member: $20 + booking fee

Date: Saturday, February 25th, 2017
Time: 8:30 pm to 1:00 am
Place: Loons Restaurant & Pub (416 Roncesvalles Ave) and High Park Curling Club (100 Indian Rd)

For any other questions, please contact events@jetaatoronto.ca
See you on the ice!

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