(Gloucester Township, NJ) – In accordance with National Poll Worker Recruitment Day on August 23, the Camden County Board of Elections is looking for poll workers for the upcoming election in November.
By law, board workers must be registered to vote, and either be Democrat or Republican. An unaffiliated voter may choose to work for either party as a board worker. Training is mandatory and a board workers must be retrained every two years. Board workers are paid $300 for each Election Day. For more information call (856) 401-VOTE (8683).
“This is a great opportunity for our residents to get involved in their democracy and help perform a critical public service,” said Commissioner Deputy Director Ed McDonnell. “We are always in need of poll workers for Election Day as well as the months leading up to it for several tasks including processing voters who come to the polling place to vote.”
In addition to poll workers, the Board of Elections is looking for temporary employees to work from September 25th until November 17th.
Temporary employees will be paid $20 an hour. Regular hours are 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday.
To be considered for the temporary position, applicants must:
- Be registered to vote and be a regular voter.
- Work 35 hours per week minimum, overtime paid after 40 hours.
- Must be willing to work weekends and evening as needed.
For more information about elections in Camden County, including a list of all polling places in your hometown, go to: https://www.camdencounty.com/service/board-of-elections/