Once a month, we will choose one JET-organised community involvement project to spotlight on our website and AJET Connect online magazine. Each article includes the who, what, when, where and most importantly HOW, as well as what kind of impact it had on the JETs involved and their community. These are all projects that JETs can do. Use them as a springboard for your own ideas!
Community Spotlight29 Mar
Meet Sarah! She was a JET in Futaba, Fukushima from 2007–2011. After the devastating disasters of March 2011, she returned to America, but came back to Fukushima in early 2012. . . .
Community Spotlight22 Mar
Originally from Oregon, Jeremy served as a Mitoyo City ALT for three years before becoming a prefectural CIR for Kagawa. Since finishing JET in 2011, he’s been working on various . . .
Community Spotlight15 Mar
Relying solely on unpaid volunteers to manage the day-to-day operations of the shelter, the Japan Cat Network sees an ever-changing leadership team. Vanessa Ellison, a graduate student from Texas working . . .
Community Spotlight10 Mar
Currently residing in Chiba, David Klug has split his four years as an ALT between Korea and Japan. Due to a lack of Asian study options in school, he took . . .
Community Spotlight22 Feb
The New Year springs new life. On January 15th, 2015, Okayama Prefecture witnessed another exceptional miracle! After months of anticipation, local CIR Kayne Brookes and wife Taeeun Kim Brookes welcomed . . .