JET Programme Alumni Reception – RSVP now

JET Programme Alumni Reception


Date & Time: Fri, Aug 18, 2023 6:30 PM EDT

Location: Rockcliffe Park – details to be confirmed directly at a later date

Description: Are you a JET alumnus? We want to celebrate with you! The Embassy of Japan is hosting a reception to celebrate 35 years of the JET Programme in Canada as well as 95 years of Japan-Canada relations on the occasion of the JET Alumni Association’s yearly Canada Conference taking place in Ottawa. Come enjoy the reception with other former JET participants, members of the Japanese-Canadian community, and others who make the JET Programme possible in Canada every year.

**Please note attendance is limited to JET alumni only due to limited space at the venue. We will confirm your attendance by email prior to the event.**

***Please bring your ID with you as we will be confirming identities at the door.***

No on-site parking available.

RSVP Form: Available Here


Natsu Matsuri – Sunset Edition

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JETAA Ottawa Hanami – May 21

JETAA Ottawa will be hosting a hanami picnic in The Dominion Arboretum at the Central Experimental Farm! Be sure to bring some snacks and a picnic blanket and enjoy the beauty of the apple blossoms around us! 

JETAA Ottawa will be hosting a hanami picnic in The Dominion Arboretum at the Central Experimental Farm, Sunday, May 21st**, from 1PM onwards! Bring a blanket your bento and hang out under the apple blossoms to enjoy the spring weather and catch up with your fellow JETAA, MEXT and other friends of our organization who have worked/lived in Japan. The event is free, but we would appreciate signing up so we can see who will join us!

You can register on our Eventbrite here:…/jetaa-ottawa-hanami-tickets…

Questions? Please feel free to contact us at

**Date subject to change if it rains or flowers have not blossomed yet. (Current “Rain” Date: May 27th.)


JET Alumni Resume and Job Hunting Workshop: May 1, 6:30PM *RRSP Added!

Recently back from Japan? Been back for a while and looking for a new job? Fear not! Join this workshop run by Jillian Steele (Nayoro-shi ALT, 2007-2008) and learn some great tips to optimize your résumé and job hunting!

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, Canadian Institutes of Health Research, the University of Ottawa, and is currently with the City of Ottawa.

We’re sorry to say that our Resume and Job Hunting Workshop has been postponed to May 1st from the original March 18th date. 

This event will take place on Zoom on May 1st at 6:30 PM ET and will include an interactive presentation followed by a Q&A session. 

 The event is freeregister via Eventbrite.

If you have any questions please email:


JETAA Canada Virtual Social – March 18th 4PM ET

The first JETAA Canada Virtual Social of 2023 will be held on Saturday, March 18th. JET alumni from all seven Canadian chapters and beyond are invited to join.

Link to Register: