6am – 10pm on Election Day
Thank you for your interest in applying to serve as a poll worker in San Francisco.
The Department of Election is currently recruiting poll workers to serve on June 7, 2022. Prior to their service, poll workers receive training and materials to make sure they are prepared to help voters on Election Day. Poll workers arrive at their assigned polling place by 6 a.m. on Election Morning and end their day around 10 p.m. Upon completion of their Election Day assignment, poll workers receive a stipend of $180-$240.
The Department of Elections recruits almost 3,000 poll workers to serve at the City’s polling places on Election Day. These civic-minded adults and high school students have a shared mission to protect voter rights, serve voters with respect, and assist all voters with casting their vote.
Poll worker responsibilities include setting up polling places and opening for voters by 7 a.m. sharp; checking in voters using precinct rosters and issuing ballots; closing the polls and transferring custody of voting materials.
For their service, poll workers receive a stipend between $180 and $240.