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Are you our next FUN! Maker?

If you love Cottage Grove and like to have fun, come work with us at the FUN! Company!
We’re on a quest to share the charm of this all-American town, bringing new experiences to everyone and creating jobs while we’re at it. We’ve got openings for tour guides, line cooks, prep cooks, baristas, dishwashers, bicycle enthusiasts and all-around FUN! Makers. No experience? That’s okay, as long as you’re passionate about delivering great customer service. Apply Today!
Benefits

Why Work for FUN?

  • Benefits. FUN! employees receive 401k with 6% company match, profit sharing, up to 5 weeks annual paid vacation, holidays, and personal time.
  • Values. We hire only “nice, kind, and considerate” people who value community, want to work for the common good, and find fulfillment in serving others.
  • Fit. If you wish to be considered for any position at FUN!, you must be a person who enjoys laughter, works hard, takes risks, acknowledges mistakes, and embraces failure to fit within our culture. Disagreeable, difficult, dishonest, negative, self-centered, arrogant, irresponsible, or lazy people need not apply. If you slip through and are hired, your time here will be very short.
  • Opportunities. Below are multiple opportunities for you to join a unified team building an economically vibrant and culturally healthy community. Please, add the title of the job you are applying for into the subject of your email
Apply Today!

Current Needs

Barista, Retail Sales, and Rentals

  • Description. Wear lots of hats. We need people to work at the front counter at the Hot Spot Café. You’re a go-getter, people person extraordinaire. If you want to have fun, and learn a ton, this is the place for you.
  • Hours and Opportunity. Full-time and part-time openings available.
  • Management. Reports to the Operations Director.
  • Next Steps. Download the application, and send it by email, along with a cover letter, and your resume to info@CottageGrove.FUN

Line Cooks, Prep Cooks, and Dishwashers

  • Description. Wear more hats! We need people to work in the kitchen at the Hot Spot Café. You like to work behind the scenes, making great food, and occasionally helping people with their bike rentals (yes, you may have to interface with humans occasionally). If this sounds like fun, and you want to learn from our Executive Chef, this may just be the place for you.
  • Hours and Opportunity. Full-time and part-time openings available.
  • Management. Reports to the Executive Chef.
  • Next Steps. Download the application, and send it by email, along with a cover letter, and your resume to info@CottageGrove.FUN

Tour Guides

  • Description. These positions will lead guided tours in the Cottage Grove area. Prior theatre or acting experience is beneficial but not required. Tour guides are “actors onstage”. They will need to memorize scripts and facts about the content of the tour. There will be a test. First-Aid, CPR and AED instructor certifications will be required as a condition of employment. Excellent verbal communication skills, ability to remain calm in stressful situations, be flexible and open to change, and sensitivity and understanding is required. Applicants should love the local area. Friendly, outgoing, self-motivated, organized, and excellent communication skills are a must. Must be at least 18 years of age with a valid driver’s license.
  • Hours and Opportunity. Positions available are part-time. Working some weekends and evenings required May to October.
  • Management. Reports to Operations Director.
  • Next Steps. Download the application, and send it by email, along with a cover letter, and your resume to info@CottageGrove.FUN

All Positions

  • Pay. Starts at $18 per hour. Compensation depends upon job responsibility, experience, skills, and performance. We pay very well for a small business.
  • Qualifications. We screen and evaluate candidates based on alignment with our values, fit, knowledge, talent, skills, personality, smarts, and drive.

Application

Download this fillable PDF application, and send it to info@CottageGrove.FUN. You can also print the application, fill it in and drop it off at the Bank Building at 609 East Main Street, Cottage Grove. We recommend  including a cover letter and resume.

Suggestion Box

Share your ideas! We’re always looking for more ways for our visitors to have fun in Cottage Grove. Tell us what you want to see, do, learn or eat. Or just say “hi!”

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