Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War
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Junior Vice Commander

Purpose
The purpose of the office of Junior Vice Commander is to assist with the recruitment and retention of Brothers (Members, Associates, and Juniors).

Activities

Camp Junior Vice Commander . The activities of the Camp Junior Vice Commander should include: (1) Contacting prospective Brothers whose names are supplied to the Camp by the Department Junior Vice Commander; (2) Supplying prospective Brothers with membership materials including two membership applications, a copy of a SUVCW organization descriptive leaflet, and an invitation to the next Camp meeting; (3) Keeping track of applicants' progress in completing membership applications; (4) Encouraging delinquent Brothers to remain in the Order; (5) Presiding at Camp meetings in the absence of both the Camp Commander and Senior Vice Camp Commander; (6) Carrying out other responsibilities delegated to the office by the Camp Bylaws, Camp and Camp Commander.

Department Junior Vice Commander. The activities of the Department Junior Vice Commander should include: (1) Contacting prospective Brothers whose names are supplied to the Department by the Junior Vice Commander-in-Chief, within two weeks of receipt of said names; (2) Providing prospective Brother names and addresses to the Junior Vice Commander of the Camp nearest to the prospective Brother for follow up; (3) Presiding at the Department Encampment in the absence of both the Department Commander and Department Senior Vice Commander; (4) Carrying out other responsibilities delegated to the office by the Department Bylaws, Department Encampment and Department Commander.


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Position description last updated August 2003