Night to Shine

Friday, February 9, 2018, at Salem Alliance Church


Thank you so much for your interest in attending Night to Shine. Due to the overwhelmingly positive response, we have reached our maximum capacity. Unfortunately, we are unable to receive anymore registrations for Night to Shine 2018. Please know we love and support our community and wish everyone could be in attendance. Thank you for your understanding.

While the Salem event is full, Newberg Christian Church is still accepting
Night to Shine registrations at:



Salem Alliance Church is proud to be an official host church for the 2018 Night to Shine, sponsored by the Tim Tebow Foundation. Night to Shine is an unforgettable prom night experience, centered on God’s love, for people with special needs, ages 14 and older. This spectacular event will take place at more than 450 churches around the world simultaneously on February 9, 2018, from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM.

Every guest of Night to Shine enters this complementary event on a red carpet complete with a warm welcome from a friendly crowd and paparazzi. Once inside, guests receive the royal treatment, including hair and makeup stations, shoe shining areas, limousine rides, corsages and boutonniere, crowns and tiaras, a karaoke room, a catered dinner, prom favors for each honored guest, a Respite Room for parents and caretakers, and of course, dancing!


Local Business Partnership Opportunities

We are seeking to partner with local business for donated goods and professional services.  The professional services include:

Catering Company, Florist, Hair Stylists, Makeup Artists, Nail Technicians, 
Videographer, Photographers, DJ, Limousine Services and Seamstresses.

If your business in interested in offering any of the listed services, please contact Jessie Brister at


Volunteer Opportunities

Due to an overwhelming response all of the Volunteer positions have been filled.


Welcome Team


Food Service Team


Décor Team


Event Production Team


Security and Medical Team


Buddy Team


Volunteer Descriptions 

Welcome Team — Click Here to Sign Up

  • Set-Up Team — Arrive at designated time and execute event set-up, connect with DJ, audio/visual, activity and parking teams to ensure the best possible layout.
  • Greeting Team — Welcome guests as they arrive, and help them find their way to the main event space, activities and restrooms.
  • Buddy Check-In Team — Greet buddies, give them their name badges and direct them to their team leader for a pre-event meeting on helping give their assigned guest the best experience possible.
  • Transportation Team — Assist guests as they exit vehicles, and help them find their registration area. Be available as guests return to their vehicles following the event.
  • Parking Team — Maintain a parking pattern and direct traffic for easy vehicle entry and exit. Maintain open fire and emergency lanes.
  • Guest Registration Team — Warmly greet guests and sign them in and answer any questions they may have.
  • Volunteer Check-In Team — Greet volunteers, give them their name badges and direct them to their team leader.
  • Paparazzi Team — Take photographs and treat participants like honored guests and celebrities.
  • 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.


Food Service Team — Click Here to Sign Up

  • Food Prep Team — Assist caterer with unloading food, additional food preparation and set up of food and beverages in the main event space and in the Respite Room.
  • Food Service Team — Serve food to guests in main event space and Respite Room.
  • Food Clean-Up Team — Clean up food during and after event.
  • Food Coordinator — seeking donations from local business for food and food services.


Décor Team — Click Here to Sign Up

  • Design Team — Overall décor vision for the event, such as design on centerpieces, tableware. Note: all décor will need to match the color scheme and theme established by the Tim Tebow Foundation.
  • Décor Set-Up Team — Set up assigned décor such as tableware, centerpieces, balloons, banners, decorative lighting, photo booth.
  • Flower Team — Assist florist with unloading and properly laying out corsages and boutonnieres.  Help guests select and pin on their flowers.


Security and Medical Team — Click Here to Sign Up

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Medical Team — Assist uniformed professional EMT personnel at the event by providing basic first aid and care for any medical needs or emergencies.


Event Production Team — Click Here to Sign Up

  • Event Set-Up Team — Set up tables, chairs.
  • Sensory Room Team — Spend time with guests who may have become over-stimulated on the dance floor or in other areas of the prom.  Interact with them by singing, participating in sensory activities or simply providing them with some quiet time.
  • Respite Room Team — Love on parents/caretakers by serving food, spending time getting to know them and being available to pray with them.
  • Bathroom Attendant Team — Help guests find the restroom, and offer assistance in the restroom, if needed. If a guest requires assistance with more than getting in and out of the stall or hand washing, it is appropriate to contact their parent or caregiver for assistance.
  • Floater Team — Constantly “float” around the main event space, kitchen restrooms, and outdoors to assist anywhere an extra hand is needed.
  • Shoe Shining Team — Assist with the salon area in shining mens shoes chat with them while you pamper guests and make them feel special.
  • Dance Floor Team — Monitor the dance floor and encouraging guests to dance and engage with them.
  • Activities Team — Set up and participate in any additional activities, including karaoke, with the guests. Encourage them and maintain a fun atmosphere.
  • Coat Check Team — Greet guests, take their coats, label them and hang them.
  • Gift Takeaway Team — Manage gifts and help each guest collect their favors to take home.
  • Tear Down Team — Take down decorations, tables, chairs, etc. and clean up the event space.


Buddy Team — Click Here to Sign Up

  • One on One Buddies — Accompany and assist assigned guest throughout the evening, providing companionship and any assistance they may need during the event. Sit with their guests during dinner and engage with them un conversation.
  • Interpreters — fluent in American Sign Language.


Have Any Unanswered Questions?
For more information about Night to Shine or our GLO program at Salem Alliance Church, please contact Jessie at