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Ignite Team Leaders


Ignite Team Leaders have the opportunity to lead incoming students through their campus transition and introduce them leadership and service opportunities at the University of Tennessee. Team Leaders provide a meaningful mentoring relationship while helping new students learn what it means to be a Volunteer.

In 2018, TLs will work with one specific type of Ignite:

  • Ignite Knox: July 24-27
  • Ignite Leadership Summit: June 8-10 & August 17-19
  • Ignite Serves: August 13-16
  • ***Ignite Outdoors: Will be coordinated by UT Outdoor Programs in 2018. Information regarding student leader applications for this program will be shared at a later date.***

Student outdoors wavingThe Ignite Team Leader position is incredibly competitive, but also exceptionally rewarding. Applicants should ensure they meet the minimum qualifications and are able to fulfill the responsibilities of the position before applying. Check outĀ 2018 Ignite Team Leader position description.

Student Directors

Ignite Student Directors have the opportunity not only to serve as mentors to Team Leaders, but also to assist in teaching the trainingĀ course and work behind the scenes with all program logistics.

Apply to be an Ignite Team Leader

Applications are open Sept. 11th-Oct. 11th. Please refer to the position description for requirements and expectations.

Ignite Team Leader Application

  • (City, STATE)
  • Please list all, past or present as well as the depth of your involvement (executive v. member) i.e. club memberships, SGA committees, hall associations, athletics, fraternities & sororities, CPC, band/choir, etc.

    Please note that Ignite Knox Team Leaders are required to also serve as Ignite Serves Team Leaders. You can be an Ignite Serves TL without being an Ignite Knox TL, but you cannot be an Ignite Knox TL without also being an Ignite Serves TL.

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Division of Student Life

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