Employment and volunteer opportunities

Thank you for your interest!

We hire hundreds of temporary employees each election to help us fulfil our mission. You can learn about some of the tasks that our employees do by watching this short video.

We strive to build an inclusive workplace where everyone can thrive. Learn about our internal racial equity goals for 2021-23.

Open positions

The Department of Elections currently has no open positions. We will begin recruiting temporary positions approximately 7 months prior to the next election. Please check back soon.

For questions about positions, email elections.careers@sfgov.org or call 415-554-4375.

Resources for job seekers

To learn about other jobs with the City, check out the Careers page.

You can also sign up for alerts when new jobs are posted to this page.


We offer paid volunteer opportunities in every election. You can serve as a poll worker or apply to be a polling place host.

Get help

Department of Elections

1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place
City Hall, Room 48
San Francisco, CA 94102


Fax: 415-554-7344
TTY: 415-554-4386

中文: 415-554-4367
Español: 415-554-4366
Filipino: 415-554-4310

Last updated May 31, 2023