Night to Shine

Friday, February 8, 2019, 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 2019. 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: www.newbergcc.org/nts

 

Salem Alliance Church is proud to be an official host church for the 2019 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 700 churches around the world simultaneously on February 8, 2019 from 6:00–9:00 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!

 

Register to Attend Night to Shine

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 2019. 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: www.newbergcc.org/nts

 

 

Local Business Partnership Opportunities

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

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

If your business in interested in making a cash donation or offering any of the listed services, please email nighttoshine@salemalliance.org.

 

Volunteer Opportunities

 

Thank you so much for your interest in volunteering with Night To Shine. Due to an amazingly overwhelming response from our community, Night to Shine volunteer roles are full for 2019. 

 

Welcome Team

 

Events Team

 

Transportation Team

 

Beauty Team

 

Clean-Up Team

Food Service Team

 

Décor Team

 

Security Team

 

Medical Team

 

Buddy Team

 

Press Team

 

Volunteer Descriptions 

 

Team Leaders —

  • Team Leaders — The Team Leader plays a very important role in making this amazing event possible. This role requires several hours of time. Tasks include: Team meetings with fellow team leaders in the months and weeks leading up to the event, communication with team members and putting together a plan to lead lead team during the volunteer training and Night to Shine prom. They must have effective communication skills, be highly organized, confident, respectful and kind to others and have a willingness to delegate.


Welcome Team — 

  • Greeting Team — Welcome guests as they arrive, and help them find their way to the main event space, activities and restrooms.
  • Check-In Team — Assist with guest registration, volunteer check-in and/or buddy check-in. Warmly greet guests and sign them in and answer any questions they may have. Greet volunteers, give them their name badges and direct them to their team leader. Assist buddies being assigned to guests.
  • Paparazzi Team — Take photographs and treat participants like honored guests and celebrities. Bringing a camera (not a cell-phone camera) is part of this volunteer role.
  • 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 — 

  • 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, Karaoke Room and Respite/Quiet Room.
  • Food Clean-Up Team — Clean up food during and after event.

 

Décor Team — 

  • Design Team — Seeking a team of six volunteers to work together to create the overall décor 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. Note: This volunteer role will occur the day before the event on Thursday, February 7 and/or the morning and afternoon the day of the event, Friday, February 8. This volunteer role will not be during the Night to Shine prom.
  • 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 — 

  • 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. Be on an assigned rotation and monitor the main event space and outdoor areas, making sure exits are not blocked and all areas remain wheelchair accessible.

 

Medical Team — 

  • Medical Team — Trained Medical Personnel (RN's, MD's, EMT's). Provide basic first aid  and care for any medical needs or emergencies. Be on an assigned rotation around the entire event space.

 

Events Team — 

  • Event Set-Up Team — Set up and move tables, furniture and chairs. Note: This volunteer role will occur the day before the event on Thursday, February 7 and/or the morning and afternoon the day of the event, Friday, February 8. This volunteer role will not be during the Night to Shine Prom. 
  • Sensory/Quiet 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 — Take care of parents/caretakers by serving food, spending time getting to know them and being available to pray with them.
  • Floater Team — Be on an assigned "float" rotation around the main event space, gift takeaway table, photo takeaway area, monitor bathrooms and assist anywhere an extra hand is needed.
  • Dance Floor & Karaoke Room Team — Monitor the dance floor and karaoke room encouraging guests to sing and dance. Engage with 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.
  • Photo Takeaway Team — Manage printed photos and help each guest collect their printed photo to take home.

 

Buddy Team — 

  • 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.
  • One on One ASL Interpreter Buddies — buddies who are also fluent in American Sign Language.
  • One on One Spanish Speaking Buddies — buddies who are also fluent in Spanish

 

Transportation Team — 

  • Parking Team — Maintain a parking patten and direct traffic for easy vehicle entry and exit. Maintain open fire and emergency lanes.
  • Limo Team — Assist guests as they enter and exit limos.

 

Beauty Team — 

  • Hair Stylist Team — Assist with the salon area in styling mens and women's hair and chat with them while you pamper guests and make them feel special.
  • Makeup Application Team — Assist with the salon area in applying women's makeup and chat with them while you pamper guests and make them feel special.
  • Shoe Shining Team — Assist with the salon area in shining men's shoes chat with them while you pamper guests and make them feel special.

 

Press Team — 

  • Press Team — Assist with press releasees and network with media outlets and the Night to Shine prom at Salem Alliance Church.

 

Clean-Up Team — 

  • Clean-Up Team — Clean up immediately following the event. Take down decorations, tables, chairs, etc. and clean up the event space. Note: you can register for another volunteer role during the event as well as this one is for after the event (i.e. register for both the Red Carpet Team and the Clean-Up Team).

 

Have Any Unanswered Questions?
For more information about Night to Shine,
please email nighttoshine@salemalliance.org.