Youth at the Booth

Join a new generation of election officials.
Learn. Earn. Serve.

Youth at the Booth is Elections BC’s program to hire high school students as election officials in the provincial elections and by-elections. B.C.’s next provincial general election is scheduled for October 19, 2024. Positions will be available for high school students.

Interested? We’re looking for students who are:

  • between 15 and 19,
  • interested in community service, student government or service clubs,
  • able to work in a neutral and impartial way, and
  • comfortable using technology.

Applicants must be legally entitled to work in Canada, have a valid SIN and their parent or guardian’s approval to apply.


Youth at the Booth participants will:

  • work as an election official at a voting place in their local community
  • earn money for attending training and working a full day
  • obtain valuable work experience for their resume and post-secondary applications
  • learn about elections and voting
  • serve their community and democracy in B.C. by making sure every voter can vote



Available jobs will be posted here when available.

The recruitment process may take place by phone or online.

Are you a school looking to promote Youth at the Booth to your students? – For more information and to register your school’s participation, please contact Elections BC at or 1-800-661-8683. We will connect you with the local hiring office and provide further information.

Elections BC is committed to fostering a respectful workplace and welcoming diversity and inclusion throughout our organization.

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