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Poll Worker

Posted on: August 29, 2022

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NJPIRG Student Chapters Referendum Poll Worker
Job Description
New Jersey Public Interest Research Group Student Chapters is a student-run student-funded public interest non-profit at Rutgers University. NJPIRG Student Chapters has been at Rutgers for over 40 years. NJPIRG Student Chapters is a statewide student organization that works to protect the environment, fight hunger and homelessness, and promote civic engagement.
Every three years, students at Rutgers University reaffirm their decision to fund NJPIRG Student Chapters through a referendum vote. Students at all of the colleges of Rutgers University will have the opportunity to vote. This referendum, over 20,000 students will cast their ballots.
Referendum Poll Workers are responsible for impartially encouraging people to vote and collecting their votes, as required by University Election Rules. You are responsible for:
Setting up poll areas on campus
Encouraging people to vote, while remaining impartial
Verifying the identity of each voter, based on university policy
Collecting ballots from voters
Accurately tabulating the votes as they are cast
Tabulating and validating ballots after voting has completed

Qualifications: We are looking for poll workers who are goals oriented, and detail oriented, and work well with people. Poll workers are expected to work at least 8 hours a week. Polling takes place continuously between the hours of 8am and 10pm Monday through Friday, and Saturdays from 9am – 1pm.
Locations: New Brunswick, Newark, and Camden
Pay: Poll workers are paid $13 an hour
Timeline: Poll workers must be available for work between September 26th – November 25th.

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New Jersey Public Interest Research Group Student Chapters and each of the groups that partner with us is an equal opportunity employer.


New Brunswick, NJ
Newark, NJ
Camden, NJ


Student PIRGs

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Full Time

0+ years


Start date
This position starts immediately. Please apply at your earliest convenience.