Volunteer Opportunities


We are in need of registered voters who are interested in working at the polls on Election Day. Over 1,000 election officials are required to work at the polls each election.

Duties to Include

  • Opening and closing the polls (6:00 am until results have been tallied, usually between 9:00pm and 10:00pm)
  • Picking up supplies from the County Office
  • Attending training class(es) at County Office
  • Registering and signing in voters
  • Instructing voters on the process of voting
  • Tallying vote totals and returning results to the County building

Eligibility of an Election Official

  • Be a registered voter in Cumberland County
  • Federal, State and County employees are not eligible
  • Have lived in your voting district for at least 30 days prior to elections
  • Be able to work two days a year (spring and fall)
  • Enjoy meeting other people and serving the public
  • Be detail-oriented, able to follow instructions, and not be easily distracted


If you are interested in one of these positions please contact Bureau of Elections and Voter Registration at:

1601 Ritner Highway
Suite 201
Carlisle, PA 17013
Ph: 717.240.6385