Positions on the Dallas-Ft. Worth JB Board
Applications due May 1, 2019. Apply here
LJR: Locale Junior Representative
The Local Junior Representatives (LJRs) lead the 24 Junior Branch chapters of JB USA. As a crucial part of the JB USA structure, the LJRs make sure that their respective local chapters are active and thriving JBs. The LJRs also elect all of the JB USA leadership, including the NJRs, the NCLD, the Project Committee, the NJBA, the JB Director, and the NJGB. The LJRs also choose the recipient of the annual “JBer for Life” and “The JB Award for Outstanding Service” awards.
LJR-Elect: Locale Junior Representative Elect.
The LJR-Elect assists the LJR in his or her duties and serves as the LJR whenever the LJR is not available. He or she is encouraged to attend CIM (CISV in motion) to gain valuable experience and leadership opportunities. However, the chapter will not reimburse the cost of travel and expenses. At the end of the President's term, the LJR Elect succeeds him or her and must attend the Chapter Development workshop in April.
The Secretary is responsible for taking detailed notes at each board meeting and for typing those minutes up within one week of the meeting. He or she must then send the minutes to the JB President and Advisor, who will add in any necessary edits and action items before sending them out to the rest of the board. The Secretary must record all official votes, including the final number and which way each person voted, and must adhere to a general structure of writing minutes. This means writing down the meeting location (e.g. Conference Call), members present, time called to order, time adjourned, and meeting date. All minutes must be submitted to the Treasurer of the Adult Board for audit purposes.
The Treasurer works with all the financial aspects of the JB including collection of registration and fees for JB events. He or she must maintain consistent communication with the Adult Treasurer. Basic math skills are required.
Mosaic works with like-minded organizations or community groups. The aim is to create an authentic learning experience for participants and deliver a benefit to the wider local community. This person will work closely with the LJR, Advisor and Liaisons to create events or projects that the entire JB can participate in.
The Activities Chair is the person who maintains the local JB activity sheet database. He or she should have a separate folder on the computer for activity sheets, and four folders within that folder to correlate with the four CISV Education Topics: Social Justice and Human Rights, Identity and Global Awareness, Environment and Sustainable Development, and Conflict and Resolution. He or she should also ensure that each activity sheet is clearly completed and includes a note of when the particular activity was first played.
Social Media chair will be in charge of collecting pictures from each JB event. In addition, he or she should maintain contact with the National JB Historian. He or she will create JB Year in Review power point to be presented at the Spring General Meeting.
JB Committee is a group of JB representatives selected through the application process. They provide input on the planning of all JB activities and are expected to attend all meetings. They are expected to be active participants in all JB meetings and activities.