The assistant leader program is designed to prepare club members for the leadership exam. These are the rules and guidelines for this program.
Assistant leaders must:
Assistant leaders will only pay half price for the trips that they assistant lead on.
Assistant leaders may hold the position for a maximum of 2 semesters. Assistant leaders that do not take the leadership exam by the end of the 2 semester will no longer be eligible to assist on trips. If no test is offered within the allotted time, then the assistant leader can retain the position until a test is offered. Assistants that so not pass the leadership exam may retain their position for up to 2 more semesters. No person can be an assistant leader for more than 4 semesters total.
Assistant leaders attend trips on a voluntary basis, but available slots are bases on trip needs. No more that 2 assistants will be used for every 3 leaders. More leaders must volunteer for a trip than assistant leaders.
Assistant leaders will retain their position bases on 4/5-approval vote by the cabinet after their first trip as an assistant.