How do I apply to be a paid Poll Worker? Are there other ways to volunteer during election season?

Watch this space for election and voting updates, and visit  the CivicCLP website for current civic and political information. A full calendar of upcoming election dates and deadlines is available at 


You can apply to be a Poll Worker on the Allegheny County Website, which includes a full list of job duties, requirements, and other relevant information. 


From the Allegheny County Website: 


Demonstrate your civic participation by serving on Election Day as a Judge, Inspector or Clerk of Election. Poll workers, also referred to as election officers, earn from $150 to $175 for the day. New poll workers also receive paid training.

Poll workers must be comfortable with interacting with the public, and keeping up to date with election changes. There is a high performance expectation on Election Day and well-trained poll workers are instrumental in our ability to realize that goal.  


Volunteer Opportunities


The Election Protection Program is a national, nonpartisan coalition that works to stop voter suppression and ensure that all voters have an equal opportunity to participate in the political process. 


Rock The Vote is a nonpartisan nonprofit dedicated to building the political power of young people. This group offers free trainings, along with the Empower app to encourage friends, family, and acquaintances to vote. 



If you have any additional questions you can chat with us, call us at 412-622-3114 or contact us through this form.

  • Last Updated Jun 20, 2024
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  • Answered By Julie Horowitz

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