JETAA Events

**P-DOT Volunteer Update**

The 2016 Pre-Departure Orientation will take place on Saturday, June 25th to Sunday, June 26th at the Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre.

We are looking for volunteers to help out as both general volunteers and presenters on the following topics:

– Office Relationships & Professionalism
– Life Outside the Classroom
– Representing Canada
– Japanese Education System, Classroom Management and Team Teaching
– Wellness, Coping and Culture Shock
– Living as a Female/Male in Japan
– Rural JET Experience
– Travelling While Working on JET
– Food in Japan
– Transport & Car Ownership

Those volunteers interested in being speakers should include a list of the presentation topics they would be qualified to cover. General volunteers should detail which of the following responsibilities they would be able to help out with: tech support (audio/video), time keeping, and logistical support (set up/take down).


The deadline to sign up as a volunteer has been extended. All interested volunteers, please contact Cecilia Yam, Conference Coordinator, at by Sunday, May 22nd, 2016.


Event Report – Rock Climbing

Rock Climbing 2016

It was a balmy mid-April afternoon up in Koreatown by Christie Station. With a healthy dose of spring both in the air and in our collective step, a group of JETAA Toronto members and guests scaled up a good time at this year’s annual rock climbing event.

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Event Report – Tohoku Tomo Screening

Revue Cinema

On Wednesday March 9th, approximately 100 people showed up at Toronto’s Revue Cinema to see the Canadian premiere of Tohoku Tomo; a documentary about the volunteers who came to Japan’s aid after the 9.0 magnitude earthquake and tsunami that devastated the prefectures of Miyagi, Fukushima, and Iwate on March 11, 2011.

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The 2016/2017 Events Survey

Hello JETAA Community! A huge thank you to those of you who have submitted some fabulous events ideas to the 2016/2017 Events Survey!

The survey is still open, so if you have any last minute ideas, please head on over to the link below and let us know!

Click here to fill out the survey.

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