JETAABC

The JET Alumni Association of British Columbia (JETAABC) is the British Columbia and Yukon chapter of the JETAA-International network, an alumni association created in 1989 to strengthen and maintain bonds between participants of the Japan Exchange and Teaching Programme and Japan. The association currently has 52 chapters in 17 participating countries and areas, and over 60,000 members. All JET alumni members have worked for at least one year in Japan as an Assistant Language Teacher, Coordinator for International Relations, or Sports Exchange Advisor.

Through its activities, each local JETAA chapter aims to promote a broader and deeper understanding of Japan. Some chapter activities include assisting the embassy or consulate of Japan with JET Programme interviews and orientation, hosting career fairs and creating resource guides for returnees, and organizing Japan-related events.

JETプログラム(語学指導等を行う外国青年招致事業)の参加者が帰国後に各国・地域で自発的に発足させた同窓会組織で、我が国と母国との友好関係促進のために草の根レベルで様々な交流活動等に従事。全世界に計48支部。