You do not have to be an attorney, but you do need a cell phone to access the Internet. Some counties have three shifts on starting at 6.45 AM and run throughout the day; others have two. Individual DCCs make that decision. You must attend a (virtual) training session before receiving an assignment and volunteering.
There are four roles:
1. Poll Watchers are located inside the polling location and observe interactions with election judges and voters. You are the eyes and ears for the Party at the locations and watch for, and report slow lines or other problems.
2. Poll Monitors are located outside the voting site and watch for people or actions that cause disruption or are intended to intimidate voters.
3. Rovers travel by car to several sites in the county or a few counties in the more rural areas. You must have your own vehicle.4. Visibility passes out Democratic literature and urges people to vote for Democrats.