Apr 11

JLPT Registration is Open!

Hello Fukuoka JETs!

Yes, it’s that time again! Registration for the Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) has opened up for the Summer 2017 test.

It’s your chance to put all those skills that you’ve learned to the test!

The JLPT is offered twice a year in Japan. The next test is on Sunday, July 2nd. Registration has already begun, and the deadline to register for the July test online is Friday, April 28th at 17:00. The deadline for application by mail is Friday, April 28th (postmarked). If you are interested in taking this test, please see more information on how to register here.

Mar 15

We’re looking for Area Leaders!

Hello Fukuoka JET Participants!
 
Fukuoka is looking for JETs that are interested in becoming Area Leaders.
Are you interested in challenging yourself? Making new friends? Giving back to the JET community? Are you overflowing with knowledge about the area you’re living in?
If so, you may be the perfect candidate as an Area Leader!
 
Please contact Wesley Bishop, our JHS PA in Fukuoka at fukuokajhs@gmail.com if you’re interested in applying!
The deadline for expressing interest is Monday, March 27st and the application deadline is Friday, April 21st. Results will be announced on Friday, May 12th.
 
A link to the application form for this position is also located here.
(Note: We are looking for JET Participants who will be staying past August 2017.)
Hope to hear from a few of you soon!

Feb 15

Volunteer Opportunities!

Hello fellow JETs! It’s been quite cold recently, but we are only a bit more than a month away from spring, so let’s hang in there!

If you are interested in volunteering for the JET community, here are two opportunities you can consider:

Fukuoka JET Orientation Committee (FJOC) 2017 Recruitment

The Fukuoka JET Orientation Committee (FJOC) is currently recruiting enthusiastic reappointing JETs to serve as committee member for Orientation, provisionally scheduled for August 7th or 9th, 2017. As a member, you will have the opportunity to plan, organize, and implement one of the largest events for JETs in Fukuoka.

Application has been sent to your contracting organization. Application deadline is around the end of February, depending on your contracting organization.  For more information, please contact your supervisor.

PSG Volunteer Recruitment 2017 – 2018

The AJET Peer Support Group is recruiting volunteers for the 2017 – 2018 JET year!  Applications will be open from February 13, 2017 to March 13, 2017.

About PSG
PSG is a confidential and anonymous resource provided by JETs, for JETs. Our volunteers are trained to listen and support callers through a wide spectrum of challenges, and put them in touch with the appropriate resources.
PSG operates from 8pm to 7am, 365 days a year, and is the only overnight support service designed to serve JETs nationwide. Contact us at 050-5534-5566, on Skype at “AJETPSG”,  or check out our website at www.ajetpsg.com
Who We’re Looking For

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