Wednesday, February 25, 2009

Kenya Scouts Association Job

Sunday, January 25, 2009

Kenya Scouts Association which is the largest Educational Youth Movement for both girls and boys in Kenya will be hosting a world event dubbed "The World Scout Moot" in the year 2010. It is projected that the event will bring together over 3000 young people from all over the world.

The association therefore wishes to recruit dynamic and qualified professionals to organize and manage the event for the period February 2009 to December 2010. The Moot secretariat will be at the Scouts Headquarters Nairobi.



  • The Moot director will be the lead person in coordinating, planning, implementing and reviewing set activities from the start to the end of the Moot.
  • He/she will be reporting to the Chairman -Moot Organizing Committee (M.O.C)
  • Wealth of experience in organizing major events with at least 5 years experience.
  • A team player
  • Degree from a recognized university
  • Computer proficient
  • Ability to mobilize resources.
Reporting to the Moot Director.


Key tasks will include
  • Maintaining the Moot office including correspondence, record keeping, dealing with finances and budgets.
  • Making regular financial reports.
  • Computer proficient in relevant packages
  • A relevant University degree from a recognized university.
  • At least five years experience.


  • Reporting to the Moot Director
  • Develop a communications and marketing strategy
  • Will be responsible for communicating and marketing the Moot locally and internationally.
  • Building linkages with National Scouts Organizations and other relevant stake holders.
  • Maintaining the positive corporate image of the Association.
  • A degree in Journalism and Public Relations.
  • IT and Computer proficient in relevant packages.
  • Bilingual with a bias of English and French.
  • A mobilizer of resources
  • Possess expected communication and organizational skill.
  • At least five years experience.

Reporting to the Moot Director

  • Develop programmes based on the Moot educational proposal.
  • Oversee the infrastructural development of the Moot activity centers.
  • Oversee the recruitment and training of the service staff.
  • Oversee the production of Moot programme materials
  • A relevant degree in Social Sciences from a recognized university.
  • Computer proficient.
  • Outgoing and social mobilizer
  • Able to cope with work pressure and beat deadlines.
NB: Candidates with the following will have an added advantage:
  • Scouting Knowledge. Mastery in French and Spanish.
  • Experience in working with youth serving organizations and the media.
Candidates should submit an up-to-date CV, copies of certificates and other testimonials addressed to:-

P. O. BOX 41422 - 00100,

So as to reach him not later than 4.00p.m., 4th February 2009.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Tuesday, July 29, 2008

4th APR Air / Internet Jamboree 2008 -Station 9M1CSJ

4th APR Air / Internet Jamboree 2008
ScoutsJB Official Badge

Date : 2nd to 3rd August 2008
Venue : SKPK Princess Elizabeth
Time : 8.30am to 5.00pm
Camp fee : RM10 (inclusive one badge and one APR certificate)

Station Call Sign : 9M1CSJ

SKPK Princess Elizebeth address is:
Sekolah Kebangsaan Pendidikan Khas (SKPK)
Lorong 5, Jalan Nong Chik, 80100 Johor Bahru Johore.
Phone number, 07-2224068.
Fax number, 07-2213762.

Official Organiser : Bangladesh Scout Association
Official Web Address :

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JASRA serving the request from Scouts Association of Johor Bahru and MARTS
About the Callsign 9M1CJS:

This is a special callsign for Scouts in Malaysia for Year 2008. This callsign will be used for all JOTA event for the year 2008. May: Malaysia JOTA, August: APR JOTA & October: JOTA. The abbreviation for 9M1CSJ is 9M:Malaysia | 1CS:One Century of Scouting | J:Johor.

Johor Bahru Station with CallSign 9M1CSJ is ready eqquiped with 2 HF pointing East-West and North-West/South-East direction and 2 VHF with access to Gateway 9M4GJB and Local Repeater 9M4RJB(145.600Mhz/-0.6/T203.5).

Johor Bahru Station Master:
9M2NP Thango
(Ex-NAVY Radio Operator - Lead Hand)
(Advisor of JASRA)

Monday, June 18, 2007

Sea Scout Manual by Boy Scouts of America

1949 copy

1942 copy

Bosun's Call Whistle Sea Scout Cadet Boatswain's Pipe

More that the ship's captain, one man on board and one man only, was responsible for a pleasant or a hellish voyage for the ship's crew. He was the boatswain, the first warant officer responsible for handling the crew. Boatswain is one of the oldest seafaring titles and Old English 'basegen', meaning boat's swain or husband, at that time the actual commander of the ship.

The high pitched call signal could be heard across the din of the howling wind, the tumult of the towering waves as they came crashing over the decks. That was when the 'master' most needed his men to listen to the whistle's signals, be it 'Men aloft' or 'Let go....'

INSTRUCTIONS FOR USE: The notes made by the whistle are produced by blowing with an even pressure or blowing with a varying pressure to give a warbling sound or trilling sound by vibrating the tongue. To make a variable throttling effect, just close the hand round the bouy