|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE||For More Information Contact|
|April 18, 2012||Candy Lopez, Assistant County Registrar
Phone: (925) 335-7800
Election Officers Needed
|The Contra Costa County Election Department is looking for civic minded people willing to serve as poll workers for the June 5, 2012 Presidential Primary Election. We are looking for Inspectors and Clerks in the following cities: Alamo, Antioch, Brentwood, Bethel Island, Discovery Bay, Oakley, Concord, Danville, Lafayette, Moraga, Orinda, Pittsburg, Pinole, Richmond, San Pablo, San Ramon and Walnut Creek. Bilingual (English/Spanish) workers are also needed. You must be a registered voter in California to qualify for a poll worker position.
No prior experience is necessary. Procedure Training for Clerks can be completed on-line and live classes are by appointment only and are held at our Martinez training facility.
Inspectors receive a $100 stipend and Clerks receive an $80 stipend for Election Day. Other stipends ranging from $5 to $20 are also paid for various duties such as attending class, picking up supplies, delivering ballots and for providing Spanish bilingual assistance.
We have a poll worker program for High School students called “Youth With A Vision”, in which students at least 16 years of age with a 2.5 GPA can serve as poll workers, receive a stipend and fulfill community service requirements.
Service groups and non-profits are encouraged to take advantage of our Adopt-a-Poll program to earn money for their group. Groups can raise $500 or more while serving their community on Election Day.
County and State employees are encouraged to apply as Inspectors.
For information regarding these opportunities, call the Contra Costa County Elections Dept. at (925) 335-7873 or email EO.Recruitment@vote.cccounty.us