In order to be a poll worker in New Jersey:

  • You must be registered to vote in New Jersey
  • You must be at least 18 years of age
  • You will be entitled to compensation
  • Political affiliation generally required
  • You must be a resident of the county
  • You must complete required training every 2 years
  • Students 16 or older who meet all other voter requirements may be appointed if they are enrolled in high school and have a written note from a parent or if they graduated from high school and have passed a general education development test

To sign up, contact your local board of elections.