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Opportunity: Volunteer Election Observer - No Experience Required

Commitment: 
One-off
Commitment - more information: 
You will need to be available for all of polling day on May 5th 2022. You will also need to be available for an introductory chat, a welcome meeting, online training, training seminars and other events. These will all have various dates and will be conducted on multiple occasions to allow for flexibility to fit into your schedule.
Opportunity description: 

Democracy Volunteers is the UK’s leading election observation group. We observe elections to assess the quality of them and to report back to returning officers, the UK’s Electoral Commission and to government. We do this by a combination of interviews with key election officials as well as in-person observations of elections, such as attending polling stations and the counting process.

On May 5th, 2022 we will be deploying around 200 observers, accredited by the Electoral Commission, to observe the London local elections.

Location: 
Across Greater London.
Application deadline: 
Monday, 28 February, 2022 - 12:00
What measures have you put in place to ensure volunteers’ safety during COVID-19?: 
All observers will have masks and access to hand sanitiser. A dedicated module in your training course will cover Covid-19 and election observation and how to stay safe on polling day.

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