Become a Code Club volunteer and help young people aged 9-13 use the resources the Code Club team provide to learn to make games, animations, and websites.

Students! We need you!

Are you a student keen to share your skills and spare time to help inspire the next generation? Then we want you to become a volunteer at Code Club!

Whether you already have computer programming knowledge or you're keen to learn to code for yourself, volunteering with us is a great way to expand your skill set and have fun doing it.

Essential info for volunteers:

  • Commit for a minimum of 12 weeks
  • Spend 1 hour per week, usually after school
  • Help out around 15 young people aged 9-13
  • Volunteer solo, or team up with friends and take turns
  • A club host will be there at the venue to support you

Get Started as a Code Club Volunteer

Step 1: Register on our website.

Step 2: Apply for your background check—we will guide you through the process.

Step 3: Complete our free simple online training, or attend a training session in your local area.

Step 4: Connect with a club host at a venue near you using the search tool on our site.

Step 5: Meet the venue’s club host and organise the club.

Step 6: Ask the club host to add you to the club via their Club Hub.

Step 7: Use the Code Club projects, which are step-by-step guides for the children to follow, to run the club sessions.

Step 8: Check out the extra resources for active clubs in your Club Hub.

Please note: unfortunately we cannot cover expenses for our volunteers.

Register as a Volunteer

”Code Club has really helped me improve upon many skills, especially my social ability and increased my confidence. I would recommend anyone to become a Code Club volunteer, it’s a fantastic opportunity and a great way to meet people.”

Elish, Computer Science Student, Ulster University

How Code Club will support you

Our team are here to support you on your journey to becoming a Code Club volunteer:

Once you are set up and associated with an active on our site, you’ll have access to even more benefits, including:

  • A welcome pack with top tips, stickers, and resources to get your club off to a great start
  • Downloadable resources to help you run your club, such as certificates, registers, and posters
  • Regular updates about new projects and resources straight to your inbox
  • The chance to participate in competitions and enter prize draws to win goodies for your club

Register as a Volunteer


Get a background check

Find out how to get the background check you need for volunteering with Code Club.

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Visit a Star Club

Want to see a club in action before you start volunteering?

Visit a Star Club


Frequently asked questions

Got questions? Check out the answers in our FAQs.