Click here to apply now to serve as a 2016 Ignite Team Leader.
The Ignite Program is a unique opportunity for freshmen to learn about opportunities for involvement and life outside the classroom while meeting other new students and developing their leadership skills. Ignite participants learn about getting inVOLved and making a difference at the University of Tennessee. The Ignite Program is divided into the Summit, a fun-filled three-day retreat, Serves, a four-day service program in Knoxville, and Outdoors, a five-day outdoor leadership program. Team Leaders serve as mentors throughout all three!
As an Ignite Team Leader you will have the opportunity to educate freshmen about campus service leadership opportunities and help them successfully transition into the collegiate environment. Team Leaders provide a meaningful mentoring relationship while helping freshmen learn what it means to be a Volunteer. As a Team Leader you will also have the opportunity to help plan and develop the Ignite programs to further assist with the successful transition and leadership development of our new students.
2015 Ignite Team Leader applications are available Sept. 15-Oct 15.
Applications must be submitted by 5pm on October 15.
Applicants must also sign up for an interview by October 17. Students who do not sign up for an interview will not be considered for a position.
Ignite Outdoors- June 3-7; June 15-19; July 15-19, 2015
Ignite Summit- June 26-28; August 13-15, 2015
Ignite Serves- August 9-12, 2015
The 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. See the Ignite Team Leader job description here.
ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS FOR IGNITE TEAM LEADER POSITIONS
In 2013, the Ignite Program added a new position that proved both beneficial to the overall program while also giving student leaders the opportunity to take their Ignite Team Leader experience to the next level. The Student Directors have the opportunity to not only serve as mentors to Team Leaders, but they also assist in teaching the Team Leader course and work behind the scenes with all program logistics.
The responsibilities and time commitments for each program’s Student Director are different, so be sure to review the position descriptions for Student Director of Summit, Serves, and Outdoors for more information.The Student Director 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.
Applications are currently closed.
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