Code Club is currently looking for Interns; please apply as per instruction below.

Position Summary:

Reporting to the Community Engagement Program Manager (CEPM), the Community Engagement Program Associate (CEPA) Intern is responsible for supporting and collaborating with the CEPM to manage outreach events. Code Club runs a regular meetup in different cities, as well as one-off events with our partners and schools to support our mission at the community level.  The CEPA intern will support many facets of the program including but not limited to assisting in managing program registration and logistics of volunteer activities, preparing volunteer communications and updating volunteer tracking mechanisms.

Code Club Australia is an equal opportunity workplace, and encourages applicants from varied backgrounds to express interest in this position. We value and prioritise a diverse workplace and encourage individuals with disabilities, all gender identities and applicants who identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander are encouraged to apply to join our team.

Key Responsibilities:

Program Support

  • Coordinate and support logistics and technology for key events such as Meetups, expos, volunteer training, orientation and appreciation
  • Support volunteer recruitment efforts
  • Coordinate volunteer intake processes (volunteer matching) days and meetup events

Data Collection

  • Collect and enter data with accuracy and timeliness
  • Ensure all necessary paperwork is completed and on file for operational and legal compliance

Relationship Building

  • Create and maintain relationships effectively with volunteers and other external partners and key stakeholders
  • Collaborate with other departments and offices across cities to share best practices, maintain consistency of outcomes and suggest program improvements
  • Support colleagues, students, and programming across site program areas

Candidate Requirements:

  • In progress degree required, preferably in education, nonprofit management, business, or a related field
  • Experience working with under-resourced youth and managing programs/projects with proven track record of successful relationships and program impact desired
  • Knowledge of the startup and meetup community a plus
  • Social media fluency and ease speaking in front of small and large groups, or desire to grow these skills required

Successful candidates will demonstrate the following competencies through a combination of previous education/work experiences:

  • Attention to Detail—thoroughly manages all components of a task, however big or small, synthesizing available information to produce excellent results, and using a variety of organizational methods to lead to positive outcomes
  • Communication—utilizes verbal and written skills to effectively communicate a message particular to an audience
  • Flexibility—demonstrates ability to steadily reprioritize, change approach, integrate feedback and pitch in wherever needed in order to get results
  • Persistence—the ability to stay the course in times of difficulty; the ability to remain motivated to accomplish goals in the face of adversity or obstacles
  • Interpersonal Skills – Ability to connect with others, build positive relationships, and read and respond effectively in interpersonal situations

Workplace learning: You will have the opportunity to become a growing professional developing the following

  • Project Management—identifies and thinks through all necessary steps of a project, sets appropriate deadlines, moves seamlessly between prioritized tasks, identifies required participants and holds self and others accountable to outcomes and deadlines
  • Problem Solving—identifies and/or anticipates a problem, analyzes the situation, offers a range of recommended solutions, and when appropriate, decides on and implements a course of action
  • Communication—utilizes verbal and written skills to effectively communicate a message particular to an audience and to meet relevant goals, using clear, concise, appropriate, and grammatically correct language

Position Details:

  • Work Experience/Internship
  • Location: Sydney and/or Brisbane
  • Typical site operation hours are Monday – Thursday, approximately 9:30am – 6:30pm. One day minimum required per week.
  • Additional morning, evening and weekend hours to cover events are also required to fulfill the duties of this position.
  • Frequent travel between local sites is required. Work-related travel beyond the normal commute will be reimbursed.
  • Occasional extended travel with staff may be required for events, in which your expenses are all reimbursed.


Code Club offers a stipend of $350.

Duration of internship: to be determined, 100 hours of service required.

Application Instructions:

To apply for this position, please send us a cover letter about yourself and the following

  • Answer the question: how do you use technology to solve problems or help you remain efficient day-to-day?
  • Have a look at Scratch and share an example of a project that made you smile, and tell us why you like it.

Please also include a CV or resume to [email protected]

Code Club will reply to top applicants only.


**Incomplete applications will not be acknowledged.**

**Placement also requires a working with children’s check**