Thank you for your interest in serving as a High School Poll Worker in the November 3, 2020, Consolidated General Election!
 
All poll workers receive training and materials to make sure they are confident and ready to help voters on Election Day. Poll workers arrive to their assigned polling place by 5:45 a.m. on Election Day and end their day at 9 p.m. For their service, high school poll workers receive a stipend (up to $200). To learn more about serving as a poll worker, visit sfelections.org/pollworker.

As part of the application process, you must obtain permission to serve as a poll worker from your parents/guardians and teachers.

Once we receive and process your application, typically within 3 business days of receipt, you will be able to access your online Poll Worker Profile at sfelections.org/pw/profile. In October, we will email you a link to the online training course along with the date by which you will need to complete it. The link will be sent to the email address you had provided in your application.

Before Election Day, we will be sending your parents/guardians and your school administrator an email confirmation that you will be serving as a poll worker on Election Day, November 3, 2020.

We look forward to welcoming you to our poll worker team!


Health Notice: If you are considering serving as a poll worker in the November 3, 2020 election, the Department of Elections urges you to first review this guidance from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and carefully evaluate whether you may be at a higher than average risk of experiencing severe illness should you contract COVID-19. Because poll worker tasks involve interacting with members of the public, some of whom may be carrying coronavirus or other contagious pathogens, the Department advises those who fall into CDC designated high-risk categories to consider not serving in the upcoming election in order to reduce health risks to themselves and the public.

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