Do you like helping people and would like to get paid to serve your community?
Bilingual outreach workers and bilingual poll workers are needed to provided language assistance to voters in local Native languages throughout communities in Alaska.
Your local election officials can teach you everything you need to know to do the job.
Those who have worked at the polls will tell you it’s one of the most rewarding ways you can help your community.
Must be a registered voter in Alaska.
Must speak the language of the community you will be assisting voters.
Must be willing to remain non-partisan on Election Day and NOT express any political opinions while on the job.
Cannot have a familial relationship with a candidate on the ballot.
Responsible to provide language assistance to voters completing a voter registration and absentee ballot application in the community.
Provide pre-election outreach and language assistance to voters prior to Election Day to explain election information, including absentee voting (if available in your community) and review information in the election pamphlet.
Make public service announcements on VHF (if available) to inform voters about election activities. The text of these announcements will be provided to you.
Be available approximately six weeks prior to and on Election Day to provide language assistance to voters in your community.
You can also serve as the Bilingual Poll Worker and work at the polling place on Election Day providing language assistance.
Be willing to work as an election worker for an approximate 16 hour day or more on Election Day.
When needed, provide language assistance to voters during each step of the voting process. You may go into the voting booth to assist the voter.
When needed, provide translation of any ballot measure text as it appears on the ballot using the translated sample ballot when providing assistance.
Track and record the type of assistance provided.