FEBRUARY 08, 2019
What is Night to Shine? An incredible prom night experience, centered on God’s love, for people with special needs, ages 14 and older.
What can YOU do?
- Sign up to help in one of 24 different committees
- Donate services/goods
- Pray for the event, the guests, the volunteers, and everyone involved
- Financial contribution/donation to help make the event possible. If you would like to make a contribution, click here to donate.
Who can volunteer?
- Anyone from 12 years old and up can help with this event. However, if the volunteer is 12-17 years old they need to have a parent or chaperone volunteering at the event with them.
- If a volunteer is under the age of 18 they will need a parent to sign a permission form and waiver before they can participate.
- All of the youth will have still have to attend one of the mandatory training sessions.
- Everyone over the age of 18 will need to go through a background check before the event.
- Everyone who is volunteering for the event will need to attend one mandatory training event.
Mandatory training information
Upcoming trainings for Volunteers will be on:
You must go to one training event to be able to help with the event. This is mandatory. You only have to attend one training; the training will last roughly an hour and a half. Check-in begins 30 minutes prior to the start of training.
All training sessions will be held at:
Foundations Church in Loveland, CO
1380 Denver Ave, Loveland, CO 80537
Check-In & Gift Takeaway Team: Greet volunteers, companions, and guests and give them their name badges, and direct them to their team leader and any other information they may need for the night of the event. You will also assist in registering any guests that have not registered prior to the event. Lastly, you will set-up and manage gifts and help each guest select one to take home.
Event Set-Up Team / Decoration Team: Arrive at the designated time (possibly Thursday, February 7th afternoon/evening) to help decorate and execute event set-up of the facilities for this event.
Food Prep/Service Team: Assist caterers with unloading food, additional food preparation, and set-up food and beverages in the main event space and in the Respite Room. Serve food to guests in main event space and Respite Room space. Be knowledgeable about the items and assist guests in finding what they would like (especially if they have dietary restrictions or allergies) and refill food warmers, drinks, and snacks.
Red Carpet Team: Assist guests as they make their way down the red carpet, manage flow of traffic, and cheer them on to make them feel welcomed.
Paparazzi Team: Take photographs and treat participants like honored guests and celebrities.
Welcome / Greeters / Traffic Control Team: Welcome guests as they arrive, and help them find their way to the main event space, activities, and restrooms.
Companion Team: Accompany and assist assigned guest throughout the evening, providing companionship and any assistance they may need during the event. Sit with guest during dinner and engage with them in conversation.
Respite Center Team: Assist caretakers in the Respite Room as they sit back and relax. during the event.
Floater Team: Constantly “float” around the main event space, kitchen, restrooms, and outdoors to assist anywhere an extra hand is needed.
Coat Check Team: Greet guests, take their coats, label and hang them. As guests leave, ask for their names and retrieve their coats.
Hair/Makeup Team: 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. Chat with them while you pamper them and make them feel important.
Flower Team: Assist florist with unloading and properly laying out corsages and boutonnieres. Help guests select and pin on their flowers.
Dance Floor Team: Monitor the dance floor and the perimeter to make sure there are no “wallflowers”. Invite them to dance and engage with them.
Quiet Room Team: Assist with helping guests enjoy a quiet space if they want to take a break from the event.
Bathroom Attendants Team: Help guests find the restroom, and offer assistance in the restroom if needed. Training in personal care is required.
Karaoke Team: Assist with the karaoke equipment, encourage the guests to sing and help guests enjoy themselves.
Photo Booth Team: Help guests get props and get ready photo photos in the photo booth.
Dress and suit donations
If you have dresses or suits you would like to donate please drop them off with Andi at Grace Community Church in Loveland (240 Barberry Pl, Loveland, CO 80537) on Monday through Friday from 9:00 am-3:00 pm.
If you have any questions, please call Grace Community Church at (970) 593-0473
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