Job Opportunity: Paper Selection Committee (PSC) Member

The Embassy of Japan is looking for candidates for a full-time two-month contract on the JET Programme Paper Selection Committee (PSC). Check out the link below to see the full job description and send your résumé and cover letter by November 24th, 2020

Click here to see the job description! 


Call for Content for DIGI-AKI Matsuri

As we live and adjust to a new reality of work, life and social relationships, JETAA Ottawa continues to bring new and fresh programming to you.

The DIGI-AKI Matsuri will be streamed live on October 17, 2021, from 1pm EST on YouTube. We are in the process of gathering and cultivating content from our friends and partners in the Ottawa-Japanese community. Many have already submitted their content and we are proud to have such a strong community here in Ottawa.

We invite JET Alumni to submit their content or ideas for the DIGI-AKI Matsuri. We are accepting conten. Content may be in English or Japanese (if in Japanese please provide subtitles). Time limit for video is 15 mins.


Date: Sunday, October 17, 2021
Time: From 1 p.m.
Location: Youtube Live Stream 


Job Opportunity: JET Programme Assistant

The Embassy of Japan is looking to hire a full-time JET Programme Assistant for the period of Mid-November 2020 to Mid-March 2021! Check out the link below to see the full job description and send your résumé and cover letter by October 30th, 2020

Click here to see the job description


October 30: JETAA Ottawa Trivia Night

JETAA Ottawa will be hosting its third Trivia Night, the October Edition!!!

Join us and test your knowledge in a variety of fields with fun quizzes! You may even have the chance to win one of our awesome prizes!

Up to $150 in amazing, Ottawa food prizes to be given out! 

The rules will be announced at the event, but we will be doing random teams! Come join us and meet some new people.

Who: JET Alumni + Community friends
Date: Friday October 30, 2020
Time: 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Location: online over Zoom (link will be sent to participant on the day of the event)
Cost: Free
RSVP: Required. Register here on Eventbrite (registration open until October 30, 12 p.m.)

We keep striving to do better and for this October Trivia Night, some of the categories will be:

Music, Halloween, Japan, the World, and more!!


October 6 to November 24: JETAA Ottawa Japanese Classes (online)

Are you a JETAA member looking to continue your Japanese language learning journey? Come join your fellow JETAA members and study with us with a professional, native Japanese teacher.

The next period will be from October 6 to November 24, 2020.

The classes will be held online on Tuesdays. The format remains the same with a focus on Beginner to Intermediate skills from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Upper-Intermediate+ from 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

*PLEASE NOTE THAT ALUMNI WHO DO NOT SUBSCRIBE USING THIS FORM WILL NOT BE CONTACTED, AND THEREFORE WILL BE UNABLE TO JOIN. Please register only if you intend to attend. If you are unsure about your willingness or ability to attend, please refrain from registering. You can contact us later if you change your mind.

Who: Limited to JET Alumni
Date: Every Tuesday from October 6 to November 24, 2020
Time: 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Location: Zoom
Cost: Free
RSVP: You must register below to be able to attend.