Student Election Aides Needed (Video)

The Montgomery County Board of Elections is seeking school-age students, grades 6-12, to serve as Election Day student aides during the 2012 Presidential General Election, Tuesday, November 6, 2012.  Students willing to serve in Burtonsville, Gaithersburg, Germantown, Olney, Rockville, and Silver Spring are currently needed.

Students and their guardians must attend mandatory training to serve on Election Day and, if applicable, to receive Student Service Learning (SSL) credits.  Students are placed in neighboring precincts according to their home addresses.  This initiative combines civic participation and the opportunity to observe democracy in action.

This program is available to all students within a public, private, independent, religious or home-school setting located in Montgomery County.  U.S. citizenship is not a pre-requisite to participate.  Students with bilingual and American Sign Language skills are encouraged to apply.

Learn more in this video

Interested parents/guardians can register their student(s) before October 1, 2012, online by visiting the Montgomery County Board of Elections’ website. For additional information, email Board of Elections.


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