Poll clerks needed for strike mandate vote (paid at $15 / hour)

A silhouette of someone dropping a ballot into a ballot box

A silhouette of someone dropping a ballot into a ballot box

* UPDATE: We have received far more responses than there are positions to fill. Members who have emailed us will be contacted and offered positions on a first-come, first-served basis. Thank you for your support. At this time, there are no more positions to fill. *

Poll clerks are needed to staff polling stations during the strike mandate vote on January 23 and from January 26 to 30.

Poll clerks are paid $15 per hour and may work multiple shifts. No previous experience is necessary. Only members of CUPE 3903 may apply.

The job of poll clerks is to check the ID of members before they vote, distribute ballots to members, and monitor the ballot box during voting.

On January 23, poll clerks will work from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. in the Senate Chamber, immediately following the Special General Membership Meeting on strike vote issues.

From January 26 to 30, poll clerks will work from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (shifts are usually 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.) on Keele campus and from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Glendon campus.

There will be three polling stations on Keele campus:

  • William Small Centre (in front of the computer lab next to Tim Hortons)
  • Vari Hall link (between Vari Hall and Central Square)
  • Accolade West Building lobby (outside the Gales Gallery)

There will be one polling station on Glendon campus:

  • Outside Room B126 in York Hall

In order to work as a poll clerk, members must complete a brief training session (20 minutes), and will be paid for attending. Training sessions will take place at the following dates and times in the CUPE 3903 office, 143 Atkinson Building:

  • Wednesday, January 21 at 1:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, January 22 at 3:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m.
  • Friday, January 23 at 9:00 a.m., 10:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.

If you are interested in working as a poll clerk, please email CUPE3903vpu1@gmail.com. In your email, please indicate when you can work as a poll clerk and which training session you can attend.