Election Safety for Election Workers & Volunteers
Once purchased, you will receive an email with your online course membership login.
This course was created for those who help conduct elections whether paid or volunteer. These individuals play an important role in the safe and effective conduct of an election. This course is a 2 hour, e-learning course that helps them consider the various elements of safety on election day. The course covers the physical site safety as well as how to monitor the political environment in order to be prepared. We define corruption, election interference, voter intimidation and violence at polling stations, giving examples of what to look out for. Finally, we cover civil unrest and its potential impact on elections along with strategies for workers and volunteers to stay safe.
Election Safety for Election Workers & Volunteers includes:
- Understanding Election Dangers
- Risks to Election Workers & Volunteers
- Site Safety
- Monitoring Political Developments
- Election Fraud
- Violence at Polling Stations
- Civil Unrest
This e-learning course is also available in other languages
Election Safety for Election Workers & Volunteers was created by a women-led, Learning and Development Team with over 30 years experience in hostile or high-risk contexts including: Libya, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Sudan, and Ukraine. The online version is packed with learner engagement including realistic, real-world scenarios, actionable tips and hand-picked resources. Completion of the course enables organisations to evidence duty of care for staff during election periods.
All Safer Edge courses provide a learner journey framework which guides learners through the modules and sessions, inclusive and diverse pictures and languages, a trauma-sensitive approach, knowledge checks for learning, options for repeating segments, and a course certificate.