Apply to Become a High School Student Poll Worker

High School Students in the City of St. Louis may become poll workers on Election Day as Greeters (between 15 to 17 years old), or as Technical Specialist or Election Judge (only if 18 years old and a registered voter) with the permission of a parent or legal guardian.

Publication Date: 09/16/2016
Document Type: Printed Forms and Templates
Sponsor: Board of Election Commissioners

Summary
St. Louis City High School Student Election Participation Project

Requirements: The following guidelines apply to High School students seeking to become a poll worker:

• Students must be at least 15 years old and in tenth, eleventh, or twelfth grade at a St. Louis City High School. 
• Students who are 16, 17, or 18 years of age can earn community service hours for training service and working on Election Day(s) OR may be compensated monetarily for their services.
• Students must serve as Student Poll Workers/Greeters with the permission of a parent or legal guardian.
• Students must have a recommendation from their high school for participation in the program. [Principal or counselor preferred]
• Students will work in a non-partisan capacity.
• Students hours on Election Day are 5:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. (Ask regarding partnering hours.)

Mail your paper application to:

  Attn:        Jacqueline Robinson
                  Deputy Democratic Director
                  St. Louis City Board of Election Commissioners
                  300 N. Tucker
                  St. Louis, MO 63101
       
or FAX the hard-copy application to 314-622-3270.

DEADLINE = Wed. November 2, 2016

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