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
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: Summer Richardson
Assistant Deputy Republican Director
St. Louis City Board of Election Commissioners
300 N. Tucker
St. Louis, MO 63101
or FAX the hard-copy application to 314-622-4060.