List of Job Postings

Casting Real People in the PDX Japanese Community

Krista Hershberger is casting REAL PEOPLE for a photoshoot by Michael Jones Studios, Inc. They’re paying $100 per person for a 1 hour photoshoot in a variety of locations around Portland. See below for the details she has provided. These images will be used by the US Census Bureau Regional Offices to promote and encourage […]

Summer 2019 Program Coordinator Opportunity

See below for details on a Program Coordinator opportunity with US-J Connect. Our company, US-J Connect, Inc. handles Educational program for Japanese students and we care currently looking for a program coordinator for the summer program. A program coordinator supervises and organizes Japanese high school students (and Americans high school students ) when they have […]

Eikawa Tutor Needed for Japanese Businessmen!

Two Japanese businessmen from Smile Corporation are seeking an Eikaiwa instructor for once or twice-weekly lessons. Classes should be one-on-one and scheduled for weekends or perhaps weekday evenings. Pay rate will be between $20-$30 per hour to be determined by instructor and students. At least basic Japanese language ability is preferred. If you are interested […]

Job Posting: English to Japanese Translation

The Consular Office of Japan in Portland is seeking a temporary worker to translate JET Program applications from English to Japanese. The wage is $15 per hour and the work will not exceed 30 hrs. The main task is basic English to Japanese translation and entering data from JET Program candidates application files into a […]

Job Posting: Japanese Homestay Program Assistant

Seeking full-time staff to assist Japanese High School students in homestay programs Job description: * Coordinate Japanese HS student exchange program at local private high schools for 1 year, 6 month or 3 month programs. * Coordinate and assist Japanese HS students in homestay program. Responsibilities include: * Contacting local high schools and finalizing placements […]

Job Posting: Portland Japanese Garden Retail Supervisor

Portland Japanese Garden seeks Retail Supervisor Position Overview The Retail Supervisor reports to the Retail Operations Manager and is responsible to assist with the overall operation of the retail department with a focus on customer service, daily employee supervising and shipping and receiving. Description of Duties Act as a role model for the Garden’s service […]

Job Posting: Portland Japanese Garden Retail Manager

Portland Japanese Garden seeks Assistant Retail Manager & Buyer Support Position Overview The Assistant Retail Manager & Buyer Support reports to the Retail General Manager/Buyer (Retail GM) and the Retail Operations Manager and is responsible to assist with the overall operation of the Retail Department with a focus on customer service, assisting with product procurement, […]

Job Posting: Japanese Speaking Services Consultant

Dwellworks, LLC is Hiring Conversational-Fluent Japanese Speaking Destination Services Consultants in Portland, Oregon If you are a passionate and skilled professional who enjoys customer service, this role is for you! We are currently seeking candidates who would be interested in helping Japanese national transferees and their families relocate to the Portland area. In this role, […]

Job Posting: Japanese Interpreters Needed

 Job Position: Japanese Language Interpreter / Translator Job Details: The City of Vancouver, WA is looking for someone to volunteer translating/interpreting for Japanese visitors from Joyo City in Kyoto Prefecture. Job dates are Friday, April 22nd and Saturday, April 23rd. If you are interested in helping please contact Haley Heath at 360-487-8316.

Job Posting: Skype ESL Tutors Needed

Job Position: ESL Tutors needed for Japanese speakers on Skype Job Details: My name is Scarlett and I live in Wilmington, NC. I own a small business that is growing quite rapidly called Hello I give English conversation classes to people in Japan on Skype. Currently, I have around 230 students. I have about 15 […]


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.