City of Los Angeles, Dept. of Neighborhood Empowerment
Volunteer Training
EmpowerLA is looking for neighborhood partners who are interested in volunteering as poll workers for the 2012 Neighborhood Council Elections. Volunteers will support the local electoral process and contribute to the Culture of Empowerment.

We are especially looking for partners who are bilingual in languages including, but not limited to, Thai, Armenian, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Spanish, Tagalog, and Vietnamese.


On Election Day, poll workers will work shifts that range from 4hrs to 8 hrs at varying times to assist in the administration of the Neighborhood Council Elections. As a volunteer poll worker, you will not receive any compensation for your service.


To be a volunteer poll worker, you must be at least 16 years of age by Election Day able to speak, read, and write English able to provide your own transportation.

If you would like to participate in the Poll Worker Volunteer program for Neighborhood Council Elections, please fill out this online Volunteer Poll Worker Application. If you have any questions or comments for the EmpowerLA Elections Team, send an email to or call 818-293-VOTE.

Join us on Monday in beautiful Sunland-Tujunga for the 
Volunteer Training!

Monday, July 30th @ 6:30 pm

North Valley Neighborhood City Hall
7747 Foothill Blvd.
Tujunga CA 91042 (map)

The first round of Neighborhood Council Elections take place on August 4th in the Northeast Valley. Sylmar, Pacoima, Foothill Trails District, Sunland-Tujunga, Panorama City, Mission Hills, and Sun Valley Area Neighborhood Councils.  

This is a great opportunity for Neighborhood Council Election and Outreach Chairs to partner with their Election Administrators and support other councils while preparing for future elections."

To volunteer, click this link or call 818-293-VOTE.