A Rewarding Experience!
Did you know you can help Collier County voters participate in our democracy?
Did you know you can get paid and be part of a fun team at the same time?
Become an election worker and help others exercise their right to vote, make a little extra money, and maybe make some great new friends.
Eligibility | How to Apply | Orientation & Training | Positions
Who is Eligible
Election workers are registered Collier County voters who work a polling place at early voting locations or precincts on Election Day.
To be considered for selection by the Supervisor of Elections, election workers MUST:
Be a registered voter in Collier County;
Be at least 18 or a pre-registered 17 year-old;
Be able to read and write English;
Complete the orientation program and training sessions.
Physical demands include standing, bending, stooping, lifting approximately 40 lbs., normal vision and manual/physical dexterity. Experience with computers is helpful.
Election workers must work Election Day from 6:00 a.m. until after the polling place closes (polls are open 7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.).
Groups are welcome too: Organizations who would like to raise funds by “adopting” a precinct and providing staff/volunteers to become election workers, please visit our “Adopt-a-Precinct” page.
How to Apply
Please complete the online application.
You can also email email@example.com or call (239) 252-8052 to apply.
Once your completed application has been processed, you will be invited to attend an Election Worker Orientation.
Orientation & Training
Each election worker first attends an hour-long orientation (held monthly) to become familiar with the election process and worker responsibilities, and to complete a skills assessment.
View the current orientation schedule.
If selected, election workers, as required by law, must then participate in training before each election. Classes are both online and hands-on (2-3 hours long, depending on position) and start 45 days prior to the election.
Many Positions are Available
The following positions comprise the Election Worker Team:
Clerk: Manages all operations at the precinct to help ensure a smooth election process.
Ballot Specialist: Assists the Clerk with ballot distribution, scanning, equipment troubleshooting and voters with disabilities.
EViD Specialist: Assists the Clerk with voter verification, equipment functionality and precinct operations.
Inspector: Processes voters at check-in and assists them with voting procedures.
Poll Deputy: Works outside the precinct greeting voters and maintaining order.
Call Center Operator: Answers calls from precincts that need assistance and additional voter verification.
Limited positions may also be available for early voting sites, which are tentatively scheduled to operate Saturday-Saturday, 10 days prior to each Election Day.