Monday, April 06, 2009

April 2009 events

Thursday through Sunday April 2-5

Tokyo international players presents “Shakespeare’s Richard 3rd


Access information:

For performance details and to reserve tickets:

Saturday, April 4th (1-8

PM) and Sunday, April 5th (12-7:30 PM)

Spring Love: The hottest urban party of the season!!

Venue: Yoyogi Park Outdoor Stage

Admission: Free!!

A portion of the sales of food and goods, as well as all donations placed in our donation boxes, will be given to several grassroots organizations in order to support their ongoing work for nonviolent peace action.

For further information and a schedule of events, see the Spring Love website:

Volunteers wanted before and during the event!! Please contact us at if you are able to help out.

Saturday, April 4th (4:30-8 PM) and Sunday, April 5th (10-6:00 PM)

WIN Japan (Women’s International Networking Japan)

Rsvp: Fax:03-6406-0248

Thursday April 9

FEW monthly meeting

Theme: What Does Sustainability Mean in Japan? What Does it Mean to YOU?

For more information:

Tuesday April 14 7:00-8:30

International Development Jyuku Info Session (in Japanese only)

Location: Corecs meeting space, 6F meeting rom 6A-2

Access: 2 min walk from Shibuya south exit,

For more information contact:

Tuesday April 14 7:00-8:30

International Development Seminar (in Japanese only)

Making a Health a Human Right, presented by Prune Helfter

Managing Director, Doctors of the World Japan

Location: Tsuda Open College, Sendagaya Campus


RSVP: deadline April 11

To sign up:

Saturday, April 18, 1:00 ~ 2:00
Volunteer Guidance Session - In Japanese
Location: IMADR/IMADR-JC Office
Access: Minato-ku Roppongi 3-5-11, Matsumoto Osamu Ichiro Commemoration Hall Basement,
Cost: No Charge
Organized by: IMADR,

Saturday April 18 &

Sunday April 19, All day!

Earth Tokyo 2009

Where: Yoyogi Park

Entrance: Free of charge.

Get more information here:

Saturday April 18th

Parties for Peace presents Freerange Tokyo

Location: Warehouse, Azabu Juban

Fee: 3500 yen, 3000yen w-flyer

For more info



Wednesday April 22, 2009, 6:30pm - 9:30pm

The Annual Devex Tokyo International Development Happy Hour.

Enjoy drinks and complimentary hors d'oeuvres at Suji's.

Where: Suji's Bar and Restaurant

Azabudai Hinoki Bldg. 1st Floor 3-1-5, Azabudai, Minato-ku, Tokyo

Map Link:

Entrance fee: Free of charge; cash bar.

RSVP ASAP as it will fill up soon!
Login and RSVP:

Monday April 27

Green Mondays: 'Should we all eat Organic? Can we?'

Location: Fujimamas, Harajuku/Omotesando

Fee 3000yen, incl. food and 2 drinks

For more information:

May events

Saturday, May 9,

Temple University Japan Continuing Education Dept. Open House (in English)
NGO classes offered in summer 2009:
International English for NGOs (Wednesdays,19:10-21:00)
Japanese nonprofit Sector (Mondays 19:10-21:30)

Roles and functions of NGOs (Saturdays 1:30-3:30)
Volunteer Management (One-day Workshop) (August 1)
Location and Venue access: TUJ Azabu Hall
For more information contact: Tel: 03-5441-9864, E-mail:
To register or for more information visit their website:

Saturday, May 23


For more information:

Thursday May 14

FEW monthly meeting

For more information:

Saturday and Sunday, May 23-24

OXFAM Japan’s Trailwalker

Walk 100kms and raise funds for OXFAM

For more information:

Monday May 25

Green Mondays

For more information:

Job opportunities:

Tokyo Multicultural Center is now hiring a full time staff member, applications due April 27, interviews will be conducted in May and the position starts July 1.

Skills required: Native Japanese, office admin & computer skills

Preferred skills and experience: English and Chinese conversation, event or project coordination

Send cover letter, resume and essay explaining why you would like to work at TMC before April 27. (Send Japanese documents only)

Find out more about Tokyo Multicultural Center:

Contact Tanaka for more details.

FASID is hiring a Senior program officer

Applications due April 30, interviews will be conducted in May

Requirements: Native Japanese, Fluent in English, Graduate degree, under 30 yo, office admin & computer skills

Send cover letter, resume and essay before April 30. (Send Japanese documents only)

Find out more

IOM Special Liaison Mission Japan has a 6-month position open.

Applications due mid- April, interviews will be conducted later in April, position starts May 1.

Requirements: Native Japanese, business level of English, bookkeeping, SAP software, office & web maintenance and computer skills

Payment: 1000yen per hour.

Send Japanese and English cover letter, resume and essay to

For details, contact Naoko HASHIMOTO at Tel: 03 3595 2487

For more information on the IOM

Skills building opportunities:

Microfinance course: Sept 3-17, Applications due May 1

Fee 350,000yen

Find out more:

Other news:

GCAP Japan (Global Call to action against poverty Japan) is officially launched April 1! Looking for supporters and members. Find out more

Add you name to the online petition for the Global Fund for AIDS, TB and Malaria: