Night to Shine is an unforgettable prom night experience, centered on God’s love, for teens & adults with special needs ages 14 and older. On one night, February 10, 2017, churches from around the world will host Night to Shine for thousands of honored guests and we want you to be a part of it!
How can you be a part of this night?
Granite United Church & St. Mary and Joseph Parish are partnering together to provide 150+ volunteers for Night to Shine. These volunteer opportunities are open to anyone. All we're asking for right now is your willingness and availability!
Here is a description of every volunteer opportunity we have available (Please read before continuing to the next page):
Buddy Check In- Greet buddies, give them their lanyards and direct them to their team leader for a pre-event meeting on helping give their assigned guest the best experience possible.
Volunteer Check In- Greet volunteers, give them their lanyards and direct them to their team leader.
Coat Check- Greet guests, take their coats, label them and hang them. As guests leave, ask for their names and retreive their coats.
Food Prep Team- Assist Caterer with unloading food, additional food preparation and set-up food and beverages in the main event space andin the Respite Room.
Food Service- Serve food to guests in main event space and Respite Room. Be knowledgeable about the iteams and assist guests in finding what they would like (especially if they have dietary restrictions or allergies) and refill food warmers, drinks and snacks.
Welcome Team- Welcome guests as they arrive, and help them find their way to the main event space, activities and restrooms.
Guest Registration- Warmly greet guests and sign them in.
Floater Team- Constantly "float" around the main event space, kitchen, restrooms and outdoors to assist anywhere an extra hand is needed.
Security Team- Support on-site uniformed Law Enforcement personnel by ensuring a safe and secure environment for guests and volunteers. Coordinate with local police, fire and rescue as needed.
Gift Giveaway Team- Manage gifts and help each guest collect their favors to take home.
Set Up Team- Set Up decorations, tables, chairs, etc. and prepare the event space for the night.
Tear Down Team- Take down decorations, tables, chairs, etc. and clean up the event space.
Transportation Assistant- Assist guests as they exit vehicles, and help them find the registration area. Be available as guests return to their vehicles following the event.
Parking Lot Team- Maintain a parking pattern and direct traffic for easy vehicle entry and exit. Maintain open fire and emergency lanes.
Paparazzi Team- Take photographs and treat participants like honored guests and celebrities.
Respite Room- Love on the parents/caretakers by serving food, spending time getting to know them and being available to pray for them.
Flower Team- Assist florist with unloading and properly laying out corsages and boutonnieres. Help guests select and pin on their flowers.
Activities/Karaoke- Lead some strategic activities and Karaoke environments and ensure our guests are having a great time.
Dance Floor- Monitor the dance floor and the perimeter to make sure there are no "wallflowers." Invite them to dance and engage with them.
Bathroom Attendants- Help guests find the restroom and offer assistance in the restroom if needed.
Safety Team- Walk around and monitor the main event space and outdoor areas, making sure exits are not blocked and all areas remain wheelchair accessible.
Hair Stylist/Make Up Artist- Arrive at the designated time and assist set-up team with the salon area. Welcome each guest to a salon station for hair and makeup or to a seat for a shoe shine. Chat with them while you pamper them and make them feel special.
Shoe Shine Team- Help make the guests feel amazing by shining up their shoes and getting them ready for the evening.
We look forward to contacting you about this amazing opportunity to be a part of Night to Shine 2017! If you would like to see exactly what this night is all about check out the official Night to Shine promo video here: https://youtu.be/QCBKUEObk0w