Recommended Staff Assistants
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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 at an event (iCON, 4:12, CFC)

  • Attended 1 international event in the past 12 months (IGNITE Winter Advance, PREP/Media PREP, or iCON)

  • Chapter member in good standing.



  • Talk to your Chapter Sponsor about your interest in being an RSA.

  • Request a recommendation, via email, from your Chapter Sponsor, ASLC Liaison or Area Leader, and Area Coordinator. GSLC, GSLMT & ASLC are not required to request recommendations. As a courtesy, please include this link for your required recommendation.

  • All leaders in residence roles require up-to-date liability waivers, medical forms, and student leadership agreement forms which expire annually each spring. Request a form to sign by clicking on this linkStudent Leadership, Liability Waiver, and Medical Forms Request and completing the request form.

  • 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. Details are found in the Student Leadership Pathway Section: RSA/PREP in the ICC Academy   

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.



International Convention 2018

  • Cost:  $750 standard/$725 earlybird 4/16 (includes extra night and meals)
  • Registration Deadline:  April 30, 2018
  • ALL RSA's need to fill out the Travel Form for iCON regardless of mode of travel.
  • Arrive by 2:00pm on Sunday, June 24.
  • Flights need to arrive prior to 1pm Central Time @ Nashville BNA airport
  • Departure available after banquet reset (approx 10pm) on Friday, June 29. If RSA's choose 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, June 30 @ Nashville airport.
  • A shuttle will be provided for any RSA who needs one.



  • 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.


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