FAQsGet your questions answered!
Frequently Asked QuestionsYou'll probably have some questions about the Night to Shine event and we'd like to answer them for you. If you can't find the answers you're looking for below, don't hesitate to contact us! We'll be happy to help!
What is Night to Shine?
Who is Night to Shine for?
How old do I need to be to participate?
How much does it cost?
What should I wear?
Do guests need a date?
What is a buddy?
Can I request a friend or family member as a buddy?
I've already gone to Night to Shine, may I come again?
What kind of care is available for guests?
I'm a parent or caretaker, what should I do during the event?
Who can volunteer?
What roles can I volunteer for?
Do volunteers receive training?
Yes. All volunteers will receive training on guest interactions including, how to recognize and avoid the use of offensive terms and phrases, the development of people first language skills, general tips for communicating, and how to prevent and handle awkward or uncomfortable situations. In addition, specific training will be provided for each of the volunteer positions.
Volunteer Orientation Dates
Wilkes-Barre: January 21, 2018, 2:00–4:00 PM at Genetti's Best Western Hotel and Conference Center
Dickson City: January 28, 2018, 2:00–4:00 PM at Parker Hill Church Dickson City Campus
Volunteer orientations are mandatory! Register here for the orientation event at the location you're volunteering at.