Fundraising

Fundraising

Group Fundraising


Tired of all those bake sales, car washes, candy sales and raffles? Then turn your fundraiser into a FUN RAISER! Carowinds Group Fundraising Program is one of the easiest, most enjoyable fundraising programs around!


Jobs - Fundraising Program

Carowinds is dedicated to helping non-profit groups achieve their goals and raise money for their organization. Interested groups can work in the park on select days. The hourly wages collectively earned by all members is then donated directly to their organization.
The Group will be rewarded a base rate of $7.25 per hour worked per volunteer. The group check will be made payable to the name of the Non-profit Organization listed on the W-9 Form. The check will be sent by mail to the group leader within four weeks of the date volunteered. Please note that Carowinds must have a current W-9 form (Request for Taxpayer Identification Number and Certification Form) on file before your check can be sent.
  • The group will receive one 2014 Carowinds admission ticket for every two volunteers who complete their assigned shift without incident.
  • Tickets are valid from March 29 - September 1, 2014 during regular operating days. No tickets will be issued for cancelled shifts, where no volunteering takes place.
  • If volunteers arrive late or choose to leave early, they will not be eligible for tickets. The ticket(s) will be sent out with the group check within four weeks of the volunteer date.
  • Groups volunteering after August 10, 2014 will be issued 2015 Carowinds admission tickets in March 2015.
  • Tickets earned by the volunteers are not to be resold under any circumstance.
  • Unused 2013 tickets will not be exchanged for 2014 tickets.
All volunteers must be at least 18 years of age, and cannot be employed by Carowinds. All volunteers must bring an original state or school issued photo ID with proof of age to be presented at the time of check-in. All volunteers must present their valid ID each time they work at the park.
Food Service
  • Preparing and serving foods and drinks, cash handling, cleaning and dishwashing. There are inside and outside locations.
Games
  • Cash handling, microphone and booth operation responsilities. Most are open shelter.
Admissions/Season Pass Enrollment Center
  • Ticketing taking and scanning Season Passes, ticket sales, cheerful welcoming of guests to Carowinds, cleaning and sweeping areas.
Merchandise
  • Cash handling, guest assistance, cleaning, stocking and straightening shops.
Park Services
  • Keeping assigned Park midways and grounds clean by using a pan and broom. Volunteers are required to bend and are subject to weather conditions.

Shirts
  • Solid white polo or oxford style shirts are permitted. Sleeveless, crop tops, mesh, silk screened shirts, or logoed shirts are not permitted.

Pants
  • Solid Tan or Khaki. No denim material. No cargo style pants may be worn. Pants must be worn around the waist and with a belt.

Shoes
  • Should be comfortable, closed foot shoes such as tennis or gym shoes, preferably in white or black. Sandals, open toed shoes or heels are not permitted.

Hats/Coats
  • Only hats issued by Carowinds are permissible. Scarves, bandanas, "do rags," or knit hats are not permitted. Solid blue or black colored raincoats or jackets without any logos or designs may be worn during inclement weather.
All group members must be in full compliance with Cedar Fair Appearance Standards - please download below.



Download Appearance Standards



Cedar Fair Appearance Standards



Click on the more information above and a Carowinds associate will contact you to discuss next steps.

Or you may directly contact:

Thurmond Bonner - Fundraising Program Manager
Office: 704-587-9020.
thurmond.bonner@carowinds.com
Mailing Address
Carowinds Group Fundraising Program
P.O. Box 410289
Charlotte, NC 28241

For directions to Carowinds, please visit the Direction page to get directions from your home. Once at the Park, follow the signage to the Employment Offices.