Fundraising

Fundraising

Tired of squeezing your organization's budget to the last penny? Carowinds offers excellent fund-raising opportunities! Come participate with us on extremely busy days to supplement our staff and earn money for your group while having a fun time!

If you would like to add your e-mail address to our contact list, please send your name, group name, and e-mail address to fundraising@carowinds.com.

Please note, Carowinds Fundraising Program is an earned program for your non-profit as opposed to a direct donation to your organization. For more information on direct donations, please visit Carowinds Cares

Group Fundraising Information

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 two 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.

Ticket Bonus

  • Each volunteer will receive one 2017 Carowinds  Courtesy Admission Ticket for every assigned shift they complete without incident.
  • Tickets are valid from Park opening date in March 2017  - September 4, 2017, 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 a ticket. 
  • Tickets earned by the volunteer are not to be resold under any circumstance. The ticket is valid for one-day admission to Carowinds only. The ticket is non-refundable, non-exhangeable and non-replaceable if lost or stolen, no rain checks will be issued once you enter the park; it is not valid for SCarowinds or during Park rentals or special events; it may be revoked (and the holder ejected from the Park) at the sole discretion of management without refund if misused, or the holder violates Park policies, rules and regulations. 
  • Unused 2016 tickets will not be exchanged for 2017 tickets.
Confirmation Bonus
  • Each group/organization that brings total confirmed of volunteers will receive a $10.00 bonus per person donated to their group/organization.
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 responsibilities. 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 "Register Now" button to sign up your group and view shifts and dates available. Once your registration is complete, a Carowinds fundraising representative will contact you to discuss the preferred dates you have selected and schedule shift times. Please note that all dates are considered tentative until confirmed with an official Carowinds representative. Carowinds retains the right to cancel up to 24 hours prior to the date.

Please note, Carowinds Fundraising Program is an earned program for your non-profit as opposed to a direct donation to your organization. For more information on direct donations, please visit Carowinds Cares.

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We are closed for 2016. Please check back in the new year for dates and times for your group or organization. Any questions please contact fundraising@carowinds.com
 
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.