Southend Library Code Club Recruitment Event at The Forum

Southend Code Club

Code Club are holding a volunteer recruitment and training session in Southend
Southend Library, The Forum, Elmer Square, SS1 1NS
Wednesday 4th May 4-6pm.
Scroll down for booking form, further details and travel directions.

There will also be a chance to meet ExploreSTEM to find out about STEM Ambassadors and how to become one. Please bring your ID for (free) DBS checks if you wish to become a STEM Ambassador.

Code Club mentors and participants are invited to take part in other local events in Southend , Southend Coding Evening and the next Raspberry Jam in Rayleigh.

About Code Club training

Code Club is a nationwide network of after-school coding clubs for children. All our clubs are led by volunteers and this training is designed to give volunteers all the information they need before they start running a Code Club.

The training will cover:

What is Code Club?
Volunteering with Code Club
Working effectively with schools
An introduction to Scratch & the Code Club projects

Who is the training for?

Anyone who is considering running a Code Club and would like some more information before they sign up
Anyone who has signed up as a volunteer but has not yet started running a Code Club

Volunteering for Code Club will be the best thing you do this year. Guaranteed.

If you have any questions in advance of the session please get in touch on

We look forward to meeting you there.


Directions to Southend Library, The Forum

The Forum is right in the heart of Southend in Elmer Square, just off the High Street and around the corner from the University of Essex and South Essex College. Google Map.

By Foot

If you live near the town centre, a visit to The Forum is the perfect excuse to stretch your legs and get a bit of fresh air. You could head over after dropping your kids at school or pop in on your way to the Royals to get some early Christmas shopping done.

By Bus

The nearest bus stop to The Forum is Warrior Square, a very short walk away through the square and across the High Street and Chichester Road. Alternatively, you can get off the bus on London Road and walk past Sainsbury’s and down to The Forum along College Way. Plus, any bus travelling to the town centre goes to the Travel Centre, which is just a 10 minute walk from The Forum.

By Train

Southend Victoria is just a seven minute stroll from The Forum, Southend Central to The Forum in just two minutes.

By Bike

For those of you who prefer to use two wheels instead of four, there is plenty of cycle parking at The Forum. Just five minutes ride from Adventure Island, The Forum could be the perfect spot for a break and quick bite to eat if you’re cycling from Shoeburyness to Westcliff.

By Car

Parking is available at South Essex College or at the ‘Lego Building’ in University Square?