JET Programme Alumni Satogaeri Project

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Applications are now open for the 2015 Satogaeri Project!

This November CLAIR Sydney will be sending two JETAA Oceania members to Japan to participate in the 2015 Satogaeri Project. Over ten JET Alumni (JETA) from all over the world will take part in this project, which will consist of a one day International JETAA meeting, followed by a two day visit to your hometown (where you JETed).

The JETAA meeting will bear resemblance to our Oceania conference – sharing ideas, presenting activities, networking with others. This one will however also see participants discussing how to improve ties between JETAs and their hometowns, as well as sharing ideas on how to celebrate the upcoming 30th anniversary of the JET Programme.

The two day visit to your hometown will mainly consist of returning to your former workplace, re-exploring places, and meeting the locals whom you developed close ties with, as well as, among others, the current JET. It should be noted that during this visit the local media might be present, and it is strongly encouraged that you broadcast your experience via social media.

Please find below the application form you will need to fill out in order to apply. The application form itself is rather straightforward, however the project plan might be tricky to complete. We have thus included a template to guide you through this part, so please have a look at it before filling anything in.

Flights to Japan, transportation within Japan, as well as accommodation in Japan will be paid by CLAIR, although transportation costs to your nearest airport will not be paid for. For more details on what is covered and what is not, please read through the Application Guidelines.

Should you have a question that you can not find an answer for in the documents below, please feel free to get in touch with us. Once you have everything filled in please send it to mailbox@jlgc.org.au by 13 of July.

We look forward to receiving many applications!

Please download files regarding this project below;

・JET Programme Alumni Satogaeri Project Application Guidelines
・Application forms
・Project Plan template

July Oshaberikai, Wed, 1 July

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Our July Oshaberikai and get together will be at King O’Malley’s, on Wednesday, 1st July from 6:30pm.

If you can’t speak Japanese come along anyway, we all speak English too!

For those who haven’t been before here’s how it works: You only pay for what you eat/drink. JETAA Canberra provides the bar snacks

Where King O’Malley’s, 31 City Walk, Canberra
Date Wednesday, July 1
Time From 6:30pm
Why Oshaberikai and meet up
RSVP social.coordinator@jetaacanberra.org
Web www.facebook.com/groups/JETAACanberra/events/    (if you aren’t a member, just ask for an invite.  Any last minute changes will be posted to the Facebook Group.)
Menus King O’Malley’s Menu

 

Hope to see you there!

The Friends of Canberra Nara Peace Park

We need your help to keep Canberra Nara Peace Park looking beautiful!

Why not join 友, ‘The Friends of Canberra Nara Peace Park’?

  • Induction programme offered
  • BYO tools (or we can share)
  • Learn Japanese-style pruning techniques
  • Improve your English/Japanese
  • Enjoy a friendly morning tea or barbecue

If you can spare a few Saturday mornings,

‘many hands make light work’!

Contact:

Chris Braddick

Canberra-Nara Sister City Committee

Email: braddick@grapevine.com.au

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June Oshaberikai, Wed, 3 June

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Our June Oshaberikai and get together will be at King O’Malley’s, on Wednesday, 3rd June from 6:30pm.

If you can’t speak Japanese come along anyway, we all speak English too!

For those who haven’t been before here’s how it works: You only pay for what you eat/drink. JETAA Canberra provides the bar snacks

Where King O’Malley’s, 31 City Walk, Canberra
Date Wednesday, June 3
Time From 6:30pm
Why Oshaberikai and meet up
RSVP social.coordinator@jetaacanberra.org
Web www.facebook.com/groups/JETAACanberra/events/    (if you aren’t a member, just ask for an invite.  Any last minute changes will be posted to the Facebook Group.)
Menus King O’Malley’s Menu

 

Hope to see you there!

Trivia Night & Fundraiser, Sat, 30 May

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Our charity fundraiser trivia night is on this Saturday, 30th May so come along to the St. Peter’s Church Hall in Weston for a fun night.All profits raised from tickets, games, auctions, drinks and donations is going to the Tohoku Youth Program. The Program is organised by our friends at The Australia-Japan Society (ACT) Inc. and aims to help, in some small way, the young Japanese people who lost their parents in the disastrous earthquake and tsunami on 11th March 2011.

We are well on our way to finalising tables but there is still time to register a team and help support this worthy cause . You can buy tickets  ($15 + booking fee) through our Eventbrite page here:http://jetaa-trivia-night-fundraiser.eventbrite.com.auPlease note that one person can buy multiple tickets, so can purchase for the entire team

We will have a lot of opportunities to bid on items or play games, so please bring along your $2 coins and smaller notes to get in on the action! ٩(^ᴗ^)۶

1st Prize
Six magnums (1.5L) of wine courtesy of Jim Murphy Airport Cellars
– Houghton 2002 Cabernet Sauvignon
– Wyndham Estate 2003 Shiraz
– Barossa Valley Estate 2001 Shiraz
– Leasingham 2002 Cabernet Sauvignon
– Stonehaven 2002 Cabernet Sauvignon
– Brookland Valley 2001 Cabernet Merlot

Items for Bidding/Prizes for Games

Drinks & Snacks
JETAA will provide snacks for the tables (chips & nuts) but feel free to bring some team munchies!
All money raised from drink sales will go to the Tohoku Youth Program.

$5 Beer  (Asahi)
$5 Wine  (Red: Jacob’s Creek Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon, 2012)
(White: Wolf Blass Yellow Label Sauvignon Blanc 2014)
$2 Soft Drinks

Hope to see you there!

 

 

Where St Peter’s Church Hall, Cnr of Parkinson St & Watling Place
Date Saturday, May 30th
Time From 6:00 – 8:30pm
Tickets http://jetaa-trivia-night-fundraiser.eventbrite.com.au
Email team name and members to: social.coordinator@jetaacanberra.org
Web www.facebook.com/groups/JETAACanberra/events/    (if you aren’t a member, just ask for an invite.  Any last minute changes will be posted to the Facebook Group.)

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

Hope to see you there!