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Get Involved! Volunteering with a Sister City Organization

This article does not necessarily reflect the views of any sister-city organization mentioned and are the sole opinions of the authors. Written with the permission of SKSCA and MSCA. Introduction One great way to get involved with your local Japan-related … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Promising Practices: Women Volunteers in Contemporary Japanese Religious Civil Society

Promising Practices: Women Volunteers in Contemporary Japanese Religious Civil Society Based upon a survey of five Japanese faith-based volunteer groups, the book offers insights and fresh perspectives into the ways women’s participation in religious civic organizations may work as a … Continue reading

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Information on volunteering in Japan

For those of you who may be interested, David Slater of Sophia University in Tokyo has gathered the following information on volunteering opportunities in Japan: Its that time of year when foreign-based academics descend upon Japan. Volunteer work opportunities exist, … Continue reading

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Volunteer/Internship Opportunity: National Cherry Blossom Festival Goodwill Ambassador Program (Washington DC)

The National Cherry Blossom Festival organization is currently recruiting Goodwill Ambassadors to be a part of the spring 2013 cherry blossom festival. This is a great opportunity for university students and recent graduates living in the Washington DC area to … Continue reading

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On Museum Volunteering / Internships: Part III

In my previous two posts, I attempted to provide an overview of museum internships / volunteerships: how they’re structured, how to look for them and apply for them and a little bit of what you’ll be getting out of them. … Continue reading

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How and where can I volunteer in Japan this summer?

David Slater of Sophia University in Tokyo has provided yet another wonderful guide to how people can best offer their services to continuing (legitimate) relief efforts in Japan. Please read below and pass it on to anyone you think may … Continue reading

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On Museum Volunteering / Internships: Part II

In my last guest post, I suggested a few ways to begin looking for and applying to museum internships. Today, I will try to provide something of an overview of the types of internship/volunteer positions that exist, how they work, … Continue reading

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Sent to Sendai: Reflections of an ALT after the Tohoku Earthquake

On March 11, 2011, I had no idea that I would be moving to Sendai, Japan in less than half a year. When the earthquake happened at 2:46PM in Japan, it was 12:46AM in Washington, D.C. and I was asleep.  I … Continue reading

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Getting involved with Japan-America Societies

With New Years fast approaching it’s time to forget 2011 and look forward to what next year has to offer. While making your resolutions for 2012 why not use this fresh start as a way to get more involved with … Continue reading

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FLFs: Kitten delays Tokyo trains – Adopt disaster-affected pets!

Writing here at Shinpai Deshou still isn’t quite back on track yet, since a couple of our contributors are in the process of overseas and domestic moves from and within Japan, but we promise more great things next week! In … Continue reading

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