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Fundraising at Cedar Point

Are you looking for a great way to fund-raise for your group or organization? Look no further than Cedar Point! We have opportunities in our Resorts, Food & Beverage, Games & Merchandise and Park Operations departments.

Depending on scheduled shift time and park hours, FUNraisers may spend any time not scheduled having fun in the park!

  • FUNraisers are a reflection of Cedar Point, and must adhere to the Cedar Point FUNraising Grooming & Appearance Standards and all other program policies, procedures, and deadlines.
  • FUNraisers must be at least 16 years of age. Groups with minors (age 16 or 17) must include responsible, working chaperones. A minimum of 1 adult chaperone for every 5 minors is required. 
  • FUNraisers may stay in employee housing facilities on Friday and/or Saturday evening at no cost to the group if needed and pre-arranged. To stay in Cedar Point Housing, FUNraisers must be at least 18 years of age and provide government issued photo ID upon arrival.

For more information on each division please click on their link below. Then to join in the FUN, register now and our team will connect with you!

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Cedar Point Resorts FUNraisers

The Cedar Point Resorts division is looking for energetic groups of 10 to 25 individuals to work for a single day at our lodging facilities.

 

Coordinator: Sue Stover (sstover@cedarpoint.com)

Time Commitment: One day (Saturday or Sunday only)

Details:

  • Each FUNraiser will work a standard daytime shift from 8:30am – 4:30pm with a ½ scheduled, unpaid lunch break for a total of 7.5 hours per volunteer.
  • Groups will be used primarily in housekeeping, laundry or grounds.
  • Duties may include (but are not limited to) vacuuming, dusting, stripping and/or making beds, bundling linens, trash removal, window cleaning, etc.
  • Job assignments will be determined upon arrival (based on staffing and occupancy levels) and may include any of our hotels, cottages, cabins, campgrounds or linen facilities. Job sharing is not permitted.
  • Pay rate is a flat $9.25 per hour. Earnings are prorated based on the total number of group members and actual hours worked. Rate is increased by $0.25 per hour for subsequent visits.
  • Due to the nature of this program, local area groups within a 1 - 1½ hour drive are preferred. Overnight lodging for volunteers is not included in the FUNraising program.

 

Program Dates:

May:            5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20, 26, 27

August:        25, 26

September:  1, 2, 3, 8, 9, 15, 16, 22, 23, 29, 30

October:       6, 7, 13, 14, 20, 21, 27, 28       

 

 

 

For groups of 5 to 20 individuals:

Coordinator: Sue Stover (sstover@cedarpoint.com)

Time Commitment: One night (Saturday only)

Details:

  • Each FUNraiser will work a standard afternoon/evening shift from 2:00pm – 10:00pm with a ½ hour scheduled, unpaid dinner break for a total of 7.5 hours per volunteer
  • Duties may include (but are not limited to) seating guests, bussing tables, sweeping floors, washing dishes, rolling napkins/silverware, etc.
  • Job assignments are determined upon arrival (based on staffing and occupancy levels) and may include any of our resort and/or franchise foods restaurants located inside or outside of the park.
  • Pay rate is a flat $9.25 per hour. Earnings are prorated based on the total number of group members and actual hours worked. Rate is increased by $0.25 per hour for subsequent visits.
  • Due to the nature of this program, local area groups within a 1 - 1½ hour drive are preferred. Overnight lodging for volunteers is not included in the FUNraising program.

 

Program Dates:

 

May:            5*, 12*, 19*, 26*

August:        25

September:  1, 2, 8, 15, 22, 29

      October:       6, 13, 20, 27   

 

* Resort Foods shifts on Saturday dates in May will be 3 hours long from 5:00-8:00 pm for groups already working the CP Resorts FUNraising program that day from 8:30-4:30 pm. *

 

Food & Beverage FUNraisers

The Food & Beverage Department is looking for groups of 16 or more people to work at one of our food locations in the park. We are able to accommodate larger groups upon request.

Coordinator: Victoria Marks (vmarks@cedarpoint.com)

Time Commitment:

  • Option 1 - Multiple weekends (6-hour program, weekend includes both Saturday & Sunday, need not be consecutive).
  • Option 2 - Multiple Saturdays (6-hour program, need not be consecutive).
  • Option 3 - Single Saturday or single weekend (8-hour program, includes both Saturday & Sunday OR Friday & Saturday); limited scheduling on Friday evenings.

Job Details:

  • Groups will be assigned to Food & Beverage locations including any of the park’s quick-service locations, restaurants and/or specialty carts.
  • Groups may have a variety of responsibilities including, but not limited to: food sales (taking and fulfilling orders), completing cash handling transactions, following basic food safety and sanitation guidelines in regards to the serving and preparation of food items, cleaning assigned work locations and patios, stocking, clearing and wiping tables, greeting guests, washing dishes, rolling silverware, portraying and maintaining positive demeanor in busy environment, etc.
  • FUNraisers will be expected to stand for long periods of time, to understand instructions and be able to work independently without direct supervision and to work in a fast-paced environment in all types of weather conditions.
  • FUNraisers will be scheduled at least 6-8 hours each day, depending on the program option selected. Shifts will vary from weekend to weekend, ranging anywhere from 8 a.m. – 1 a.m., depending on park and location hours. Job sharing is not permitted.
  • Earnings schedule will depend on time commitment, group size and adherence to program guidelines. Contact program coordinator for earnings schedule.

Games & Merchandise FUNraisers

The Games & Merchandise Departments are looking for groups of 10 or more people to work an entire weekend at one of Cedar Point's games or merchandise locations.

Games Coordinator: Dan Austin (daustin@cedarpoint.com)
Merchandise Coordinator: Sam Bryant (sbryant@cedarpoint.com

Time Commitment: One weekend 

Job Details:

  • Each person will be scheduled to work 10-20 hours during the weekend. 
  • Work schedule: Friday (1-hour orientation in the evening), Saturday & Sunday (park open till park close).
  • Pay rate is $7.50/hour for each volunteer, plus tiered bonus upon successful completion of agreement. Bonus starts at $.50/hour and can max out at $1.50/hour.

Park Operations FUNraisers

At the center of the FUN for our guests, the Park Operations Department is looking for groups with a minimum of 10 people to work one or more weekend(s).

Coordinator: Melissa Conquest (melissa.conquest@cedarpoint.com

Time Commitments:

Each person will be scheduled to volunteer an average of 16-20* hours during the course of the weekend. The actual number of hours worked will depend on the position in which the group is placed. 

Schedule: 

  • Fridays: 6PM arrival time, followed by a position-specific training, orientation, and time to enjoy the park, depending on work position.
  • Saturdays: All FUNraisers are expected to be available between the hours of 8am until park closing time to work an 8-12 hour shift, depending on the position. Any time not spent working may be used to enjoy the park. Group schedules will be distributed at the beginning of each day and are subject to change
  • Sunday: All FUNraisers are expected to be available between the hours of 8am until park closing time to work an 8-12 hour shift, depending on the position. Any time not spent working may be used to enjoy the park. Group schedules will be distributed at the beginning of each day and are subject to change

Weekends Available:

  • April 14 – 15 
  • April 21 – 22 
  • April 28 – 29 
  • May 4 – 6 
  • May 11 – 13 
  • August 24 – 26 
  • August 31 – September 3

All weekends from September 7 through October 28

Job Details:

  • Upon registration, groups will be able to select their preferred position. We will make every effort to accommodate work preference. However, based on staffing needs, groups may be asked to work at other locations within the Park Operations division as needed.
  • Areas of work may include, but are not limited to, traffic operations, ride operations, sweeping the midways as a Park Ambassador, midway/pavilion trash collection and cleaning, admissions/toll booths and The Great Pumpkin Fest: children’s Trick-or-Treat area (during HalloWeekends only).
  • FUNraisers will be expected to stand/walk for long periods of time, to understand instructions and be able to work independently without constant direct supervision, as well as work in a fast-paced environment in all types of weather conditions, including extreme hot/cold temperatures.

Earnings:

Examples of the estimated total payout are given below based on a group of 20 people working a 20 hour weekend. Actual payment is prorated based on the actual number of FUNraisers and actual number of hours worked.

  • 1-weekend commitment: $6.00 base rate + $2.50/hour per person Bonus* ($3,400 total payout)
  • 2-weekend commitment: $6.00 base rate + $3.75/hour per person Bonus* ($7,800 total payout)
  • 3-weekend commitment: $6.00 base rate + $4.25/hour per person Bonus* ($12,300 total payout)
  • 4+ weekend commitment: $6.00 base rate + $4.50/hour per person Bonus* ($16,800 total payout)

*Bonus is paid contingent on good performance, attendance, and completion of the shifts assigned to the group.