Requirements for Volunteers
All volunteers MUST be Safe Sanctuary trained, within the last 3 years, at Mt. Horeb Church to volunteer at this event if you are 18 years of age or older on, or before, February 1st before the event. Mt. Horeb takes this policy and the safety of its’ children and vulnerable adults very seriously. No one will be admitted to volunteer unless they have been safe sanctuary trained if they are 18 or over.
We have the following upcoming safe sanctuary class trainings:
All NTS 2023 volunteers must be at least 14 years of age or older. If you are under the age of 18 you will receive a link to print out the permission slip. You must bring a signed copy with you to the event.
In addition, all volunteers must attend one of the MANDATORY “All Systems Go” NTS information meetings on one of the following days:
Each volunteer will receive their name badge, security bracelet, and t-shirt at this time.
We will need a certain number of volunteers for each of the following jobs:
Registration Team – 10 volunteers
Greet volunteers, buddies, and attendees and give them their name badges, and direct them to their team leader and any other information they may need for the night of the event.
Event Set-Up Team / Decoration Team – 20 Volunteers
Arrive at the designated time (possibly Thursday, February 9 afternoon/evening) to help decorate and execute event set-up of the facilities for this event.
Paparazzi / Red Carpet Team – 80 volunteers
Assist attendees as they make their way down the red carpet, manage flow of traffic, and cheer them on to make them feel welcomed.Take photographs and treat participants like honored attendees and celebrities.
Buddy Team – 200 volunteers
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.
Hair/Makeup Team – 10 volunteers
Arrive at the designated time and assist set-up team with the salon area. Welcome each guest to a salon station for hair and makeup. Chat with them while you pamper them and make them feel important.
Shoe Shine Team – 10 volunteers
Arrive at the designated time and assist set-up team with the shoe shine area. Welcome each guest to a seat for a shoe shine. Chat with them while you pamper them and make them feel important.
Photography/prom photos – 8 volunteers
This position will assist the photographers taking the formal (traditional) prom photo of each guest & their date/buddy.
Flowers/Crowns Team – 10 volunteers
Assist florist with unloading and properly laying out corsages and boutonnieres. Help attendees select and pin on their flowers.
Food Service Team – 130 volunteers
Serve food to attendees in main event space and Respite Room space. Be knowledgeable about the items and assist attendees in finding what they would like (especially if they have dietary restrictions or allergies) and refill food warmers, drinks, and snacks.
Dance Floor Team – 10 volunteers
Monitor the dance floor and the perimeter to make sure there are no “wallflowers”. Invite them to dance and engage with them.
Respite Team – 10 volunteers
Assist in the Respite Room, being available for the caretakers for any questions they have or assistance they may need while they sit back and relax.
Welcome Team – 20 volunteers
Welcome attendees as they arrive, and help them find their way to the main event space, activities, and restrooms.
Bathroom Attendants Team – 20 volunteers
Help attendees find the restroom, and offer assistance in the restroom if needed. This volunteer position will be limited to 1 hour shifts.
Tear Down Team – 20 volunteers
Take down decorations, tables, chairs, etc. and clean up the event space.