Job Description for Junior Vice Commander in Chief



The purpose of the office of Junior Vice Commander-in-Chief (JVC-in-C) is to promote membership (recruitment and retention) in the Order.

National Regulations, Chapter III, Article VII, Section 3

The Junior Vice Commander-in-Chief shall respectively perform the duties of the
Senior Vice Commander-in-Chief or the Commander-in-Chief in case of a vacancy or inability
of the senior officer to act, and shall perform such other duties as may be prescribed by the
Constitution and Regulations of the Order and the orders of the Commander-in-Chief. The
Junior Vice Commander-in-Chief shall be responsible for promoting membership and
organization under the direction of the Commander-in-Chief. He shall also serve as the chair of
the National Committee on Membership. As such, these duties include:
(a) Serve as the national contact for the Order, for membership inquiries resulting from
responses to the recruitment advertisements and from visitors to the Order's Internet Web
(b) Contact prospective applicants responding to the advertisements and the Order's
Internet Web site, providing them with a synopsis of the Order's organization and
informing them that their name will be referred to the nearest Department, Camp-at-
Large or the National Membership-at-Large for follow up.
(c) Send a Welcome Letter to new Brothers who join the Order via the Internet website
application. The letter should confirm membership and inform the new Brother of the
name and address of the Junior Vice Department Commander, Camp-at-Large JVC, or
the National Membership-at-Large (NMAL) Coordinator to whom the new Brother's
application, ancestor's honorable service record, and check/money order will be
(d) Check periodically to ensure that Department/Camp-at-Large Junior Vice
Commanders and the NMAL Coordinator are following up with applicant referrals and
new Brothers who joined via the Internet application.
(e) Refer to the NMAL Coordinator all applicants who are not contacted by a Camp-at-
Large Junior Vice Commander within 4 weeks of the initial referral.
(f) Keep accurate records of all referrals.
(g) Provide the National Headquarters of the Sons of Confederate Veterans (Executive
Director, SCV, P.O. Box 59, Columbia, TN 38402-0059) with the name and address of
the JVC-in-C for SUVCW membership inquiries