The Board of Election Commissioners seeks applications from people interested in working at polling locations throughout the city.

Dedication, efficiency, patience and friendliness are assets in helping ensure citizens have a positive voting experience. Workers are compensated at a rate of $15.04 to $16.95 an hour depending the position assigned, and all will get mandatory paid training. To be hired, they must be registered to vote in Massachusetts, have good English skills, and be available to work from 6:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Election Day.

To apply, download an election worker application here or stop by the Election Commission office at 51 Inman St., Mid-Cambridge. RSVP for the Recruitment Session via phone at (617) 349-4361 or by email at [email protected]. The recruitment session is at 6 p.m. July 13 at the Citywide Senior Center, 806 Massachusetts Ave., Central Square. (The recruitment session, with a short presentation followed by a chance for each person to meet with an election commissioner for a brief interview, is unpaid. Attendance does not guarantee you will be hired to work.)