Become a CC Volunteer

Are you interested in becoming a Cinderella's Closet Volunteer?

We greatly appreciate your interest in becoming a Cinderella's Closet volunteer, we could not hold this event without volunteers like you!

Cinderella's Closet accepts volunteers of all ages, gender and physical ability. Please read though the volunteer position descriptions below before registering as a volunteer.

If you wish to volunteer at this year's Cinderella's Closet please complete and return the 2017 Volunteer Commitment Agreement form, found below, at least one week prior to the event. The Volunteer Commitment Agreement can be emailed to info@ywcaelgin.org or mailed/dropped off to the YWCA Elgin at 220 East Chicago Street, Elgin, IL 60120. We also ask that individuals volunteering at the 2017 Cinderella's Closet event wear a white shirt and blue jeans.

        



Dress Sort

This volunteer opportunity includes: sorting dresses based on size and color, purging damaged dresses, tagging dresses with the date they were brought in, and sorting accessories. Everyone is welcome, although we do prefer that children aren't present at the sorts due to the potentially dangerous nature of our dress racks. If you would like your child to accompany you and help with the sort, please call Alana Freedman at 847.742.7930 first to make sure it is okay. Sign-up for this volunteer position.

Event Set-up 

This volunteer opportunity takes place the day before the event and includes: dresses being moved from their storage room at the YWCA Elgin to the room the event will be held in, setting up tables, configuring dressing rooms, displaying accessories, setting up chairs and decorating. Everyone is welcome! Please call ahead if you would like your child to accompany you. Sign-up for this volunteer position.

Fairy Godmother

This volunteer opportunity takes place the day of the event and during special pre-scheduled sessions. Fairy Godmothers are responsible for assisting girls one-on-one in selecting a dress and matching accessories. Godmothers will receive the intake sheet with the girl's information, keep track of time (limited to one hour) and assist the girl while trying on dresses. They will complete the shopping experience and walk the girl to the check-out. Fairy Godmothers must be female, 18 years of age and out of high school.

Sign-up to be a Fairy Godmother prior to the event.

Sign-up to be a Fairy Godmother at Cinderella's Closet on Saturday, March 18, 2017.. 

Registration

This volunteer opportunity takes place the day of the event and includes: keeping order in the intake room, processing the girl's information, assisting with form completion, and pair Fairy Godmothers to students. Registrars must be female, 18 years of age and out of high school. Sign-up for this volunteer position.

Seamstress

This volunteer opportunity takes place the day of the event and includes making minor alterations to dresses. Seamstresses must be female, 18 years of age and out of high school. Sign up for this volunteer position.

Runners/Dressing Room

This volunteer opportunity takes place the day of the event and includes returning dresses to their racks and correctly resorting them by size and color and helping the Fairy Godmothers. Runners must be female, 18 years of age and out of high school. Sign up for this volunteer position.

Event Break Down

This volunteer opportunity takes place the day post event and includes: returning the dresses to storage and breaking down tables, chairs and displays and returning them to storage. Everyone is welcome! Please call ahead if you would like your child to accompany you. Sign up for this volunteer position.

 

 

 

 

 

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