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Bilingual? Looking for Job? Alameda County Seeking Poll Workers for June Election

Contact the county Registrar of Voters office to apply.

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Alameda County is seeking poll workers to run the upcoming June 3 statewide primary election, county officials said Monday.
 
People who are bilingual and speak English as well as Chinese, Spanish, Tagalog, Vietnamese, Hindi, Japanese, Khmer or Korean are particularly needed. Bilingual poll workers can be U.S. citizens or lawful permanent residents of the U.S. with a green card who need to pass a fluency assessment and attend a training class prior to Election Day, officials said.

Poll workers earn between $110 and $190 for their service, with bilingual poll workers making extra. Potential poll workers can apply by contacting the Registrar of Voters office at www.acgov.org/rov/workers.htm, rov_pollworker_info@acgov.org or (510) 272-6971.

—By Bay City News
Ken Briggs April 23, 2014 at 01:39 PM
timothy you are right, but go and see what the DMV does . if you can not read english go learn and learn how to speak read and write in english .
Aurora May 03, 2014 at 11:58 AM
Well aren't those a bunch of xenophobic comments. Whether you like it or not, the US is a multi-ethnic society. Speaking multiple languages is an advanced skill and I see no reason why highly skilled workers should not be paid more. Just because people may not understand fully the nuances of political terminology does not mean that their voting rights should be suppressed. Our European ancestors colonized this land through violence, so we have no right to disparage those who have come after (some of whom likely have closer lineage to the original inhabitants of the Americas)
timothy May 03, 2014 at 03:54 PM
Rocha so your version of the planet's history justifies stupidity?
Aurora May 03, 2014 at 06:25 PM
Just because someone feels more comfortable making important decisions in a different language does not mean they do not speak English. Being multilingual does not make someone stupid. Instead of attacking others, why don't we focus our energy on making things better for everyone?

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