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The Recommended Staff Assistant (RSA) works on teams to fulfill duties "behind the scenes." This role develops the heart of a character-driven, servant leader. The opportunities to serve as a Recommended Staff Assistant take place at international events such as IGNITE and the International Convention. Student Leadership opportunities require being a chapter member in good standing.


Requirements and Eligibility

  • At least 15 years of age by date of event  
  • YSG 2 completed

  • Participated as an Apprentice and attended 1 international event in the past 12 months (IGNITE Winter Advance, PREP/Media PREP, or iCON).

  • Chapter member in good standing Once you register as an RSA, you will be added to the Student Leadership Pathway Section:RSA/PREP in the ICC Academy where you will find assignments to prepare for your learning practicum at your upcoming event.
  • Request a recommendation, via email, from your Chapter Sponsor, Area Leader, and Area Coordinator. GSLC, GSLMT & ASLC are not required to request recommendations. Details are found in the Student Leadership Pathway Section:RSA/PREP in the ICC Academy. As a courtesy, please include this link for your required recommendation.

  • NOTE: Liability waivers, medical forms, and student leader agreements are valid for a period of one year May-April. If you have already submitted your liability waiver and student agreements for the 2017-18 year there is no need to submit again.  


RSA Roles and Responsibilities

Preference given to applications on a first come, first serve basis.


Donations - ICC (and the IRS) consider this a service/training position rather than normal attendee tuition. Please work with your tax advisor to take a  tax deduction.



  • Arrive by 5pm on Wed, January 10 (flights need to arrive prior to 2pm ET)
  • Depart 12:15pm on Mon, January 15 (flights need to depart no earlier than 4pm ET) 
  • Unaccompanied RSA's will be provided transportation to and from Chattanooga Metropolitan- CHA. All others will be responsible for their transportation.
  • The Chattanooga airport is in the Eastern Time zone!
  • RSAs are welcome to stay for lunch after re-set at 12:15 but not required.
  • Application is done through your registration with a deadline of November 30, 2017.
  • Pricing includes the extra night and meals.
  • ALL RSA's need to fill out the Travel Form for IGNITE regardless of mode of travel.
  • No additional discounts apply.


International Convention 2017

  • Cost:  $675 standard/$625 earlybird (includes extra night and meals)
  • Registration Deadline:  April 30, 2017
  • ALL RSA's need to fill out the Travel Form for iCON regardless of mode of travel.
  • Arrive by 2:00pm on Sunday, July 2.
  • Flights need to arrive prior to 4pm Central Time @ Nashville BNA airport
  • Departure available after banquet reset (approx 10pm) on Friday, July 7. If RSA'schoose to stay, they remain under the supervision of and in service to ICC Convention staff. 
  • Housing available thru Friday night
  • Flights need to depart no earlier than 6am Central Time, Saturday, July 8 @ Nashville airport.
  • A shuttle will be provided for any RSA who needs one. 
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