List of JETAA Past Events

JETAA Portland Election Platforms Due March 15th

JETAA Officer Elections are coming soon! Want to get more involved with JETAA? Consider running for one of our officer positions! We are looking for JETAA members to step up and create new leadership for JETAA Portland. All positions are a one year commitment, starting April 1st 2017 and ending March 31st 2018. Open Officer Positions […]

Tabemashou! @ Shoko Sushi – March 10th

Due to the unforeseen weather conditions last month, the Tabemashou! group will be returning to Shoko Sushi & Izakaya for their March gathering. If you were unable to attend last time, now’s your chance to join us! The Tabemashou! group gathers to explore, critique, and enjoy Japanese dining options in Portland. Through numbers we’re able […]

J-Kaiwa @ Lucky Lab – March 3rd

  WHEN: Friday, March 3rd, 7-9:00 p.m. WHERE: Lucky Lab Brew Pub on Hawthorne (915 SE Hawthorne Blvd) NIJIKAI: ?? WHO: JETAA members, JET Program returnees, Japanese friends and Nihongo speakers of all levels. WHY: To catch up with old friends, make some new ones and maintain that connection to Japan COST: It’s free to join! There will be some […]

JETAA USA Country Rep Applications Due March 3rd

There are three CR positions available for 2017-18. The term for serving JETAA USA as a CR is one year and is determined by a vote of all chapters. The requirements for candidacy can also be found in Article IX (pg 6) of the JETAA USA Bylaws. All candidates must submit a platform by March 3 (Friday), 2017 […]

Career Panel 2017 – Feb. 16th

The hiring season is right around the corner and the 2017 JETAA Career Panel is a great way to help you get set and improve your chances to get to that final interview. Whether you just returned from Japan or you are exploring the possibility of a change careers, your fellow JET Alumni want to […]

Shinnenaki 2017 @ The Melting Pot – Feb. 11th

Tickets for this event are sold out!  JETAA Shinnenkai 2017 It isn’t really the new year until you’ve celebrated it with JETAA Portland! Ring in the year of the rooster by joining us for a four-course dinner at The Melting Pot, for only $20 for JET Alumni and $25 for Friends of JETAA – 50% off […]

J-Kaiwa @ Lucky Lab – Feb. 3rd

WHEN: Friday, February 3rd, 7-9:00 p.m. WHERE: Lucky Lab Brew Pub on Hawthorne (915 SE Hawthorne Blvd) NIJIKAI: ?? WHO: JETAA members, JET Program returnees, Japanese friends and Nihongo speakers of all levels. WHY: To catch up with old friends, make some new ones and maintain that connection to Japan COST: It’s free to join! There will be some pitchers […]

Tabemashou! @ Shoko Sushi – Feb. 2nd

  The Tabemashou! group gathers to explore, critique, and enjoy Japanese dining options in Portland. Through numbers we’re able to sample menus extensively and casually critique the food and experience together. When: Thursday, February 2nd at 7pm (Please RSVP by Tuesday, January 31st) Where: Shoko Sushi & Izakaya (4807 SE Woodstock Blvd) What to bring: Tabemashou! is cash only! Be sure to bring enough […]

Mochitsuki 2017 – Jan. 29th

Join JETAA Portland at Mochitsuki 2017! We’re currently seeking volunteers to help with JETAA’s suikawari-themed activity booth from 11am – 4pm. Volunteers must be available for a minimum of 1 hour, preferably 2 hours or more, to assist with the booth. All day volunteers will receive a 1 hour lunch break during which they can explore the event […]

Shogatsu Matsuri @ Uwajimaya – Dec. 29th – 31st

For the first time ever, a special three day festival will take place at Uwajimaya Beaverton from December 29th – 31st! The Shogatsu Matsuri will take place at the Uwajimaya Beaverton Plaza and intends to raise funds for en Taiko, Friends of Japan in Oregon, Hope Japan, Nichiren Buddhist Temple, and Goodwill Homestays. The festival […]


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The Portland Chapter of JETAA (The JET Program Alumni Association) was created to serve the bonds of friendship developed by the program participants. JETAA’s purpose is to achieve, through its activities, a broader and deeper understanding between Japan and the other countries participating in the program.