Vacancy | Student Canvassers

Student Canvassers

City of York Council Comms Office


Jobs Description

York students are being offered paid work by City of York Council to promote voter registration through student accommodation canvassing.


The canvassing is a continuation of the council’s plan to engage young voters in the run up to the May local elections, and will be carried out between Monday 29 October and Friday 16 November.


Students are able to earn £9 per hour and work a maximum of 20 hours per polling district. Anyone wanting to canvass must attend a paid compulsory 60 minute training session with Electoral Services.


The last day to register during the annual canvass is 22 November 2018 however, rolling registration will continue up until 12 April 2019. On campus voter registration forms will be delivered by student residence canvassers in a bid to make it easier for York students to register to vote.

If you are interested in becoming a student canvasser, please contact: Joanne Lowe on 01904 551050 or

Offer Details

  • Salary: £9.00/h
  • Close date: 12/04/2019
  • Location: City of York Council Comms Office

Supporting York St John students to grow, succeed, and have a great time whilst at University


Our Contacts

York St. John Students' Union
Lord Mayor's Walk
York, YO31 7EX

01904 629 816