God has given everyone different talents and abilities, and if you'd like to share those talents helping to make the Night to Shine a success, sign up below! The Night to Shine happens on February 9, 2018, and depending on your area of service, you may need to be available prior to the 6:00 PM event commencement.

Anyone can volunteer to help show God's love to people with special needs, it only takes a few minutes to sign up. A listing of all the different areas to serve can be found below after the sign-up form below. A pdf with more detailed information for each volunteer role can be downloaded here.


  • Volunteers 18 years and older are required to submit to a background check to be eligible to volunteer.
  • Volunteers under the age of 18 must have a parent/guardian complete and submit a permission form.
  • A media request form will be requested for all volunteers. Download the Media Request Form here and bring your completed form to the event.
  • NO children of volunteers are permitted at the event due to the large number of participants. No childcare is provided.


Please Plan to Attend the all volunteer orientation/training on:

Monday, January 29, 2018 from 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

at:  Family Life Center, Garfield Memorial Church

3650 Lander Road, Pepper Pike, Ohio 44124


Volunteers - complete the form below

(starred fields are required)

If you're looking to be a Prom Date, please sign-up Here.

Name *
Address *
Phone *
Full Names, Please
Phone (Emergency Contact)
Phone (Emergency Contact)
Experience Not Required
If You are Available to Set Up or Tear Down in Addition to Serving Elsewhere, Please Let Us Know Here as Well.
Background Check

Volunteer Areas

Volunteer Registration – Greet volunteers handing out name badges and directing them to team leaders and giving out any other important information needed. 

Parking – Maintain a parking pattern and direct traffic for volunteer and guest arrival.  Assist guests as they exit vehicles and help them to the doors.  Be available as guests return to their vehicles following the event.  

Guest Registration- Warmly greets guests and signs them in and gives nametags to guests

Red Carpet – Assist guests down the red carpet & help match up buddies to guests.  

Corsage and Boutonniere pinning – assist guests with pinning on their flowers. 

Shoe Shine – Provide shoe shines to the guests after their arrival from 6-7pm. Chat with them, pamper them and make them feel important. 

Beauty – Provide basic hair and makeup touchups to guests after their arrival. Pamper caregivers with manicures and makeup/hair touchups in the respite room(cosmetology experience preferred)

Food Prep/service – Assist with unloading, preparation, set-up and serving of food and beverages in the main event space.  Be knowledgeable about the items, assist guests (especially those with special dietary needs and replenish as necessary. 

Karokee/Game room – Assist guests in song selection, encourage the “audience” to cheer and dance as the guests perform; assist guests play the games.  

Photography Team – Assist professional photographers & entertainers 

Caregiver Room – Greet caregivers and take information, Assist with serving food and beverages, help clear tables as people rotate through, spend time getting to know them. 

Guest Crowning - crown each guest with a tiara or crown and make them feel like the kings and queens they are before their crowning photo.

Limo Ride Assistants - work with parking team to assist guests into the limo or party bus and manage waiting line.

Face Painter & Caricature Artist Assistants - help coordinate waiting line and run finished portraits to registration area to be placed in their gift bags.

Wayfinders - help guests, volunteers, caretakers, and employees find their way to different attractions and areas of the building.

Volunteer Room Attendants - monitor room, hand out meals and collect meal tickets, replenish food as needed.

Bathroom Attendants - monitor room, assist guests as needed.

Set up (the day before the prom)

Tear Down (immediately following the prom approx.. 9-11pm)