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JETAANY President JET participant in Saitama Ken 2002-2004

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JETAANY 2018 Board of Director Candidates

JETAANY 2018 Board of Director Candidates * Board Members running for a second term Christy Jones* It would be my pleasure to serve a second term on the JETAANY Board of Directors.  I spent my life-changing time on JET in Shimabara City, Nagasaki Prefecture, from 1995 to 1998.  The resulting appreciation for Japan led me to work at Japan Society, an American nonprofit organization dedicated to bringing the people of Japan and the United States closer together through programs in arts & culture, business & policy, and education.  Over the course of my 16-year career at the Society I’ve held a variety of positions; I am currently the Director of Special Events, in charge of planning and implementing many of […]

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    Submit resume and statement of interest to elections@jetaany.org Application Deadline: Friday, December 8th Position Description and Qualifications: JETAANY is a 501(c)(3)nonprofit organization and hence requires a Board of Directors. Overall governance and guidance of the organization lies in the hands of the Board, which also serves to advance the organization’s mission and provide a platform for ideas for the executive committee. The Board of Directors is comprised of a group of experienced former JETs all who have a keen interest in the continued success of the JET Program and JETAANY. The Board is distinct from the executive committee, which is the group of individuals who run the day-to-day activities of the organization. The President of JETAANY (currently Wendy Ikemoto) is the only […]
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  • Call for Candidates for JETAANY’s Board of Directors – Deadline 12/15/2017

    Submit resume and statement of interest to elections@jetaany.org Application Deadline: Friday, December 8th Position Description and Qualifications: JETAANY is a 501(c)(3)nonprofit organization and hence requires a Board of Directors. Overall governance and guidance of the organization lies in the hands of the Board, which also serves to advance the organization’s mission and provide a platform for ideas for the executive committee. The Board of Directors is comprised of a group of experienced former JETs all who have a keen interest in the continued success of the JET Program and JETAANY. The Board is distinct from the executive committee, which is the group of individuals who run the day-to-day activities of the organization. The President of JETAANY (currently Wendy Ikemoto) is the only […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2017/04/14/514-volunteer-with-jetaany-at-japan-day-in-central-park/"></div>ALL VOLUNTEER SPOTS ARE FULL Join JETAANY at Japan Day in Central Park Sunday, May 14th On Sunday, May 14th (Mothers’ Day), JETAANY and the Japan Society will be hosting the Yo-Yo Balloon Tent at Japan Day in Central Park. We’ll be helping visitors “fish” for Yo-yo Balloons and need volunteers to assist in many areas of the booth – including greeting the guests, explaining the game, prepping water balloons, and assisting children with the game. All volunteers will get a delicious bento lunch, a drink and a free Japan Day t-shirt, plus meet tons of fun people and teach the NYC community a fun Japanese festival game.   Volunteers are needed for two shifts: #1 Morning Shift is FULL #2 Afternoon […]<!-- AddThis Advanced Settings above via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings below via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings generic via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons above via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons below via filter on get_the_excerpt --><div class="at-below-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2017/04/14/514-volunteer-with-jetaany-at-japan-day-in-central-park/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    (5/14) Volunteer with JETAANY at Japan Day in Central Park

    ALL VOLUNTEER SPOTS ARE FULL Join JETAANY at Japan Day in Central Park Sunday, May 14th On Sunday, May 14th (Mothers’ Day), JETAANY and the Japan Society will be hosting the Yo-Yo Balloon Tent at Japan Day in Central Park. We’ll be helping visitors “fish” for Yo-yo Balloons and need volunteers to assist in many areas of the booth – including greeting the guests, explaining the game, prepping water balloons, and assisting children with the game. All volunteers will get a delicious bento lunch, a drink and a free Japan Day t-shirt, plus meet tons of fun people and teach the NYC community a fun Japanese festival game.   Volunteers are needed for two shifts: #1 Morning Shift is FULL #2 Afternoon […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2017/03/29/get-your-taxes-done-by-hr-block-and-20-goes-to-jetaany/"></div>Tuesday, April 18th is fast approaching and if you are still in need to file your taxes considering going to HR Block.  This referral program for new clients will donate $20 to JETAANY if you show this referral flyer with our non-profit ID on it.  Download referral letter If you have any questions Contact John Sandoval (JET Alum Mie ’92-’94) john.sandoval@tax.hrblock.com<!-- AddThis Advanced Settings above via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings below via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings generic via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons above via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons below via filter on get_the_excerpt --><div class="at-below-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2017/03/29/get-your-taxes-done-by-hr-block-and-20-goes-to-jetaany/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    Get your taxes done by HR Block and $20 goes to JETAANY

    Tuesday, April 18th is fast approaching and if you are still in need to file your taxes considering going to HR Block.  This referral program for new clients will donate $20 to JETAANY if you show this referral flyer with our non-profit ID on it.  Download referral letter If you have any questions Contact John Sandoval (JET Alum Mie ’92-’94) john.sandoval@tax.hrblock.com

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