Is this a paid position?
Yes! Students make over $230 each election day.
Can I add this experience to a resume?
Yes! Colleges and employers look for individuals that are civically engaged.
Is this considered a legal absence from school?
Yes! When you turn in a parent/guardian consent form, you get a legal absence from school each election day you work.
How do I become a Poll Worker?
Sign up for a paid in-person or online training, and then sign up to work!
What would I do as a Poll Worker?
Poll Workers are responsible for signing residents into their voting site, ensuring that they receive the correct ballot, and successfully cast their ballot.
- Must be registered or preregistered to vote in Monroe County: Last day to register (postmarked or in person) is October 14th, and the last day that registration forms can be received is October 19th
- Attend one annual paid training either in-person or online
- Poll Workers cannot be a candidate or the parent, spouse, or child of a candidate on the ballot within their respective districts
- Have a working phone and email address and be available for communication with the Training Team
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (585) 445-4472
General Election: November 8th