|Atlantic County Government
DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATION
Board of Elections
Patriotism is a word we’ve heard a lot lately. The Board of Elections has an opportunity for you to turn patriotic words into actions. You’re invited to serve your community and country as a Poll Worker through the County Poll Worker Program.
The Board of Elections must staff and manage polling places for the General Election. To accomplish this task we depend on the commitment of civic-minded citizens who are trained to manage the many complexities of Election Day.
The use of the
County’s electronic voting system makes the expertise of
Poll Workers especially important. All workers who volunteer will receive
Board of Elections is currently recruiting poll workers. This important
civic responsibility is open to all registered voters in Atlantic County. Bilingual
Spanish speaking poll workers are especially needed.
We know you understand that conducting an election requires a great deal of coordination, so when you sign-up you become an important element of this intricately woven process. Because we depend on you we require a commitment.
Before you sign up, please be sure you can commit to working from 5 a.m. to 9 p.m. While all efforts are made to place volunteers as close to home as possible, it is not a guarantee. We have been successful in accommodating most requests in the past. Emergencies are inevitable, but we do require a valid reason to cancel within 15 days of an election.
In successfully working a complete day (5:15 am - @ 8:30 pm), you will receive:
Hours of Service
How to Apply