If you are an animal lover, then you definitely want to be a part of the Animal Therapy Team. Our friends at Redemptive Love Farm will be bringing in their chicks, bunnies, ducks, piglets, goats, and llamas to provide our guests with a unique prom experience. Volunteers will assist guests in holding and petting the animals.
If you are into arts and crafts, this is the team for you! Our art therapy room provides guests with an opportunity to have fun through hands-on craft activities. Guests will get to take home all pieces made that evening! A special “thank you creation” will also be made by our guests and sent to the Tim Tebow Foundation!
The Block Party will kick off one hour before the Night to Shine event begins. There will be music, dancing, games, and giveaways. If you are full of energy and like helping others have fun, this is the place for you!
Buddies is the perfect volunteer position if you want the full Night to Shine experience! As a buddy escort, you are responsible for accompanying and assisting your assigned guest throughout the evening providing companionship and any assistance they may need during the evening.
Check-in is the most important team at Night to Shine! The check-in team oversees all aspects of volunteer, guest, and parent check in. Check-in will include greeting people, directing them to the correct check in area, checking them in and passing out labeled lanyards. Guests will then be escorted to the Buddy area where they will be paired with their buddy for the evening.
If you like to work behind the scenes, this is a great team for you! You’ll be responsible for taking coats, labeling them and hanging them. As guests leave, you’ll do it all in reverse!
One of the most rewarding teams of the night, the crowing team oversees the crowning process where every single guest is crowned prom king and prom queen at the same moment! At the end of the night, this team will assist in the exit process for guests and their buddies.
The Exit Team is crucial in making sure the Night to Shine event concludes in a systematic process. This team oversees the check-out process of guests and buddies retrieving their art therapy pieces, coats, and gift bags at the end of the night.
Every prom guest deserves a corsage and boutonniere and the flowers team is there to make it a reality! This team is in charge of passing out and pinning all flowers to our guests as they arrive at prom.
Our food teams are tasked with assisting each of the food vendors with set up, preparations, and serving of food and drinks to the different groups of guests, buddies, volunteers, parents, and sponsors. If you have food service skills, this is the perfect team for you to share your gifts!
Each guest of Night to Shine will receive a gift bag at the end of the night with souvenirs from their prom experience. This team will oversee making sure all items make it into the bags, and that bags are correctly distributed at the end of the evening.
Greeters are vital to the success of Night to Shine! Greeters are tasked with welcoming and directing guests, parents and volunteers. We want to make sure that every person at Night to Shine feels like the kings and queens they really are!
Our karaoke room is one of the biggest hits of prom! The karaoke team is responsible for greeting and welcoming guests into the room, assisting them with song selection, and cheering them on during performances.
Limos are one of the most cherished experiences of Night to Shine! The Limo Team will coordinate with the parking team for the limo route. This team’s primary responsibility is assisting guests as they enter and exit the limos.
Calling all musicians! If you love to sing or play an instrument, the music therapy room is one of our guests’ favorite rooms. This team will lead the room in songs with guests providing accompaniment through the use of musical instruments.
Help us love on all the deserving parents by serving food, spending time getting to know them and just making them feel loved and appreciated.
This team will oversee the parking patterns and traffic flow of guests and volunteers as they arrive by directing them to appropriate drop off and parking areas.
What is prom without prom pictures? The step and repeat photo booth is where each guest and buddy will have their prom pictures taken. Each guest and buddy will receive a card with a link to their online photos. Making sure each picture gets to its proper recipient is a top priority for this team.
Our ‘paparazzi’ is one of the funnest teams at prom! This team is placed along the red carpet to cheer on and welcome each and every guest to prom. This team is encouraged to take pictures with their phone and post them to social media using various Night to Shine hashtags. At the end of the night, this team will assist in the exit process for guests and their buddies.
This room is specifically designed to comfort guests who may have become overstimulated on the dance floor or in other areas of the prom. There will be various sensory activities to help aid in an overall calming experience.
The response team will work during prom to respond to various needs of guests, parents and volunteers. Between manning Guest Services and walking rounds throughout the facility, it’s your job to keep things running smoothly!
The technology required to make our event safe is massive! If you have networking or computer experience, please email us to request to join this team!
At Night to Shine, we want everyone to feel special no matter where they are, including the restrooms! Our restroom attendants will be responsible for assisting buddies and their guests with any restroom needs, including waiting with a guest while his or her buddy uses the restroom.
Even the guys deserve pampering at prom! The shoe shine team will coordinate and welcome our male guests to the shoe shine area as they receive the all-star treatment for their dancing shoes!
Arrive the day before the event, February 8th and execute the event set-up from decorations and red carpet to signage and therapeutic rooms. This is where it all comes together!
When the party's over, it’s your time to shine! You’ll help get everything packed and loaded up. With all hands on deck, we’ll be finished in no time!