The Registrar of Voters Office is looking for poll workers for the Nov. 19, 2013 City of San Diego Special Municipal Election, especially those who can speak both English and either Chinese, Filipino, Spanish or Vietnamese. The following language proficiencies are especially needed in these neighborhoods:
- Chinese speakers are needed in Del Mar Heights, Rancho Bernardo, Rancho Peñasquitos, University City (UTC/UCSD areas), Mira Mesa, Pomerado, Rolando Redwood and Normal Heights
- Filipino speakers are needed in Mira Mesa, Encanto, Paradise Hills, Rancho Peñasquitos, Pomerado and Rancho Bernardo
- Spanish speakers are needed in Paradise Hills, Encanto, Clairemont, Pacific Beach, Mission Valley and Navajo
- Vietnamese speakers are needed in Rancho Peñasquitos, Mira Mesa, Rancho Bernardo, Pomerado, University City (UTC/UCSD areas), Linda Vista, Encanto, Rolando Redwood, Normal Heights, City Heights, Paradise Hills and Tierrasanta
Poll workers will receive a stipend of $75-$175 depending on the assignment. Bilingual poll workers will receive an additional $15 if they are assigned to provide language assistance to voters.
Poll workers must be U.S. citizens, registered voters in the state of California and have their own transportation to and from assigned polling locations. Depending on the job assignment, workers may also need Internet access to complete an online training and attend a two-hour class.
It is easy to apply online to become a poll worker through the Registrar of Voters’ website. Or, for more information, call 858-565-5800 or email Pollworker@sdcounty.ca.gov.
-County of San Diego news release