Volunteer Qualifications

In order to volunteer to work an election for Washoe County you must:

  • Be a United States citizen and be a registered voter in the State of Nevada.
  • Be a Minimum age is 16 years old (student program) or 18 years of age for general volunteer programs.
  • Physically be able to endure the long hours of Election Day (approximately 14 hours +).
  • Physically be able to set up equipment that is approximately 35 lbs. in weight.
  • Have a professional demeanor.
  • Have access to reliable transportation.
  • Able to attend the required poll worker training and pass a hands-on evaluation in order to work.
  • Complete and pass the online poll worker training.

Interested in becoming a volunteer poll worker?  Click here to apply.