posted Oct 30, JASO seeks new Japanese language teacher(s)

JASO teaches business Japanese and general Japanese language to our membership on weekday evenings at our offices in downtown Portland. Our students are busy adult professionals who create time in their weekly schedules for study,
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Nov 17, KEEN Footwear opens matching donation program for Typhoon Hagibis recovery

KEEN Footwear is an amazing, community-focused organization that really believes in, and invests heavily in, its relationship with Japan. At JASO we’re truly honored to have KEEN believe in, and invest in our work also.
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Nov 15, Japanese Movie Night

Free admission. Snacks, coffee, tea, wine, and beer are available for purchase. Register here

Posted Oct 16, Part-time Vacancy at LegitScript

818 SW 3rd Ave, #353, Portland, OR 97204 Announcement Date: October 16, 2019                            Job Title:      Japanese Data Entry Specialist (temporary assignment)                           Company:      LegitScript                            Location:      Portland Pearl District office or
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Nov 19, 2019 Creativity Matters with John Jay

2019 BUSINESS SPEAKER SERIES Join us on a journey with John Jay as he leads us through a worldview where creativity is at the very core. John has captured this essence; which has propelled him
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National Association of Japan-America Societies message to Japan

On behalf of all 38 Japan-America Societies around the US, our President David Shear sent a message of support to Ambassador Sugiyama at the Embassy of Japan in Washington DC.

Pacific Northwest Japan Bowl

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN! Register HERE The Japan Bowl® is a Japanese language competition created in 1992 by the Japan-America Society of Washington DC (JASWDC). The Japan Bowl tests the achievements of high school students
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Posted Oct 10, Job Vacancy at Portland Japanese Garden

Portland Japanese Garden seeks a Director of Development with fundraising vision, management experience, and personal enthusiasm for working with people. The Director of Development is responsible for cultivating relationships with the organization’s Board of Trustees
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Welcome to the Japan-America Society of Oregon

JASO (ja-zo) is a member-based, volunteer-driven, non-profit organization consisting of corporations and individuals in Oregon and Southwest Washington.

JASO was established in 1907, and is the 3rd oldest Japan America Society in the US.

Our mission is to develop business and community by strengthening the US-Japan relationship. If you are an organization or an individual, and you are passionate about the importance of the US-Japan relationship, we invite you to join us and get involved today!

Featured Members:




Shokookai of Portland