Wilkes-Barre Volunteers

It takes a lot of people generously volunteering their time to make Night to Shine happen. We’d love for you to be a part of this special night. Find a role that fits below, fill out the form, and watch for your instant confirmation email for your next steps.

Each role has a limited number of volunteers we can allow. If your first choice isn’t available, we encourage you to find a different role to fill. Please sign up for only one volunteer role.

Buddy

Buddy
Accompany and assist assigned guest throughout the evening, providing companionship and any assistance they may need during the event. Sit with their guest during dinner and engage with them in conversation.
  • Your age on the date of the event. Buddies must be 16+, volunteers can be 14+. Some conditions apply.

Guest Services

Floater
Constantly “float” around the main event space, kitchen, restrooms and outdoors to assist anywhere an extra hand is needed.
  • Your age on the date of the event. Buddies must be 16+, volunteers can be 14+. Some conditions apply.
Guest Check-In
Greet guests, give them their name badges, and direct them to their buddy.
  • Your age on the date of the event. Buddies must be 16+, volunteers can be 14+. Some conditions apply.
Bathroom Attendant (Male)
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 a stall or hand washing, it is appropriate to contact their parent or caregiver for assistance.
  • Your age on the date of the event. Buddies must be 16+, volunteers can be 14+. Some conditions apply.
Bathroom Attendant (Female)
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 a stall or hand washing, it is appropriate to contact their parent or caregiver for assistance.
  • Your age on the date of the event. Buddies must be 16+, volunteers can be 14+. Some conditions apply.
Caregiver Room Host
Make the caregivers feel welcomed and interact with the parents and or caregivers for the duration of the prom. Offer any assistance to the caregiver so they are able to enjoy a stress-free evening.
  • Your age on the date of the event. Buddies must be 16+, volunteers can be 14+. Some conditions apply.
Parking
Maintain a parking pattern and direct traffic for easy vehicle entry and exit. Maintain open fire and emergency lanes.
  • Your age on the date of the event. Buddies must be 16+, volunteers can be 14+. Some conditions apply.
Transportation
Assist guests as they enter and exit limousines,.
  • Your age on the date of the event. Buddies must be 16+, volunteers can be 14+. Some conditions apply.
Red Carpet
Assist guests as they make their way down the red carpet, manage the flow of traffic and cheer them on to make them feel welcomed.
  • Your age on the date of the event. Buddies must be 16+, volunteers can be 14+. Some conditions apply.
Welcome
Welcome guests and start their evening off right with energy and excitement as they enter the building.
  • Your age on the date of the event. Buddies must be 16+, volunteers can be 14+. Some conditions apply.
Coat Check
Greet guests, take their coats, label them and hang them. As guests leave, ask for their names and retrieve their coats.
  • Your age on the date of the event. Buddies must be 16+, volunteers can be 14+. Some conditions apply.
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.
  • Your age on the date of the event. Buddies must be 16+, volunteers can be 14+. Some conditions apply.
Medical Responder
Assist uniformed professional EMT personnel at the event by providing basic first aid and care for any medical needs or emergencies. Please see page 38 for more details.
  • Your age on the date of the event. Buddies must be 16+, volunteers can be 14+. Some conditions apply.

Food

Volunteer Central
Keep food and beverages stocked for volunteers in the Volunteer Central room.
  • Your age on the date of the event. Buddies must be 16+, volunteers can be 14+. Some conditions apply.
Caregivers Room
Serve food to guests in Caregivers Room (for parents, caretakers or family members).
  • Your age on the date of the event. Buddies must be 16+, volunteers can be 14+. Some conditions apply.
Prom Room
Serve food to guests in Prom Room (for parents, caretakers or family members). 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.
  • Your age on the date of the event. Buddies must be 16+, volunteers can be 14+. Some conditions apply.

Activities

Karaoke
Set up and participate in any additional activities, including karaoke, with the guests. Encourage them and maintain a fun atmosphere.
  • Your age on the date of the event. Buddies must be 16+, volunteers can be 14+. Some conditions apply.

Communications

Photographer
Take high-quality photos and short videos of the entire event. Make participants like honored guests and celebrities.
  • Your age on the date of the event. Buddies must be 16+, volunteers can be 14+. Some conditions apply.

Specialty Services

Hair & Makeup
Provide hair and/or makeup for our guests. Chat with our guests while you pamper them and make them feel like stars.
  • Your age on the date of the event. Buddies must be 16+, volunteers can be 14+. Some conditions apply.
Shoe Shine
Welcome each guest to a seat for a shoe shine. Chat with them while you shine their shoes and make them feel special.
  • Your age on the date of the event. Buddies must be 16+, volunteers can be 14+. Some conditions apply.
Flowers
Assist florist with unloading and properly laying out corsages and boutonnieres. Help guests select and pin on their flowers.
  • Your age on the date of the event. Buddies must be 16+, volunteers can be 14+. Some conditions apply.
Pictures & Swag Bags
Assemble and distribute bags of party favors for guests to take home.
  • Your age on the date of the event. Buddies must be 16+, volunteers can be 14+. Some conditions apply.
Host
Welcome and direct our guests through the Specialty Services experience.
  • Your age on the date of the event. Buddies must be 16+, volunteers can be 14+. Some conditions apply.