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Volunteer as an election worker. Working on Election Day really counts!

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  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 3277 people are interested

Voting is a cornerstone of American democracy. Due to Covid-19, there is a need for over 900,000 volunteers to help work polling stations across the United States. Will you sit on the sidelines when your democracy needs you?

Poll workers volunteer by county - by electing to volunteer, VOTunteer, in partnership with Power the Polls, will automatically connect you with the county officials where you live.

Each county has it's own requirements, training program, and stipend amount.

Click "Sign Up" on this page to receive specific instructions via email on how to sign up.

Poll workers really count - please volunteer, your democracy needs you for the day.


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Lombard Street, San Francisco, CA 94109, US

Mission Statement

VOTunteer recruits America's volunteer force to fill the need for election poll workers. Working with VolunteerMatch, the country's largest volunteer engagement network, and others, we reach millions of active volunteers. Non-partisan VOTunteer has the unique ability to access and motivate this important asset. Covid-19 has reduced the number of available election workers. VOTunteer helps fill this urgent need.


VOTunteer, a nonpartisan project, was created to help fill the urgent need for election poll workers. Covid-19 has created a large and immediate need need for election volunteers, as there are an estimated 250,000 open positions needed for this November's election. VOTunteer believes working at the polls is working for democracy.


Advocacy & Human Rights
Advocacy & Human Rights, Community, Politics


We'll work with your schedule.


Your election polling placeNationwide, DC 20002



  • Event Management
  • Customer Service
  • Group Facilitation
  • CSR / Volunteer Coordination
  • Community Outreach


  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group


  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • Each county in the United States has its own training program. that varies in time. In many cases, you may be asked to work the entire day, or a shift, on Election Day.
  • Each county has it's own requirements. Please check here for your county's information:

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