In addition to using your power to vote this election, use some your extra time to get paid. Sedgwick County is looking for Election Day poll workers, and is offering money from the day you arrive to sign-up. On Sat., Oct. 3 go to the Sedgwick County Courthouse, 525 N. Main, Wichita in Jury Room, 1st floor. There will be two hiring-sessions, at 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., and 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Learn more about what it means to work on Election Day, complete the hiring paperwork and fulfill the first onboarding requirement. Choose which time works best for you – attendees do need to stay for the entire period of one of these sessions. Applicants only need to provide their full social security number at the event, a background check will be completed.

The onboarding portion of this event is paid time.

Attendees will enter through the north employee entrance at the Main Sedgwick County Courthouse. There will be a security checkpoint. Social distancing guidelines will be followed, and masks are required.

Guidelines for Potential Poll Workers

Poll workers are paid for their training hours and hours worked on Election Day. Cross-trained clerks are paid $9.50/hour, while supervising judges are paid $12.00/hour.

•          You must be a registered voter in Sedgwick County, or at least 16 years-old and someone who is otherwise eligible to register to vote, except for not yet being of legal age.

•          Must be available to work on Nov. 3 between 4:45 a.m. and 9 p.m., or until all closing procedures have been completed.

•          Several shifts are available and will be discussed at the event.

•          Must be available to complete a mandatory 3-hour board worker equipment training held in Oct. Several dates and times are available.

If you’re interested in being a poll worker, and you can’t make it to the event, fill-out an application and you will be contacted.

Fill-out an application here.

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