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  • ๐ŸŒŸ Yes, STEM Plus Art offers tuition-free learning for deserving youth in underserved communities. ๐Ÿ’ก Operating costs are a big deal on our end. This is why we count on community support to keep our projects going! ๐Ÿš€ ๐Ÿ’ธ We're a 501(c)(3)! Which means donations not only make a difference, they also give donors a much deserved tax-break!


    Currently, STEM Plus Art is fully online! There are no limits on creativity or leadership. Let's make learning awesome for everyone! ๐ŸŒ๐Ÿ’ก๐Ÿš€ But who knows what the future holds for face-to-face learning! Sign up, and we'll keep you posted!

General FAQs

  • ๐ŸŽ“ Gain teaching experience! ๐Ÿ… Earn national recognition! ๐Ÿ“‘ Receieve professional development for a standout rรฉsumรฉ! ๐Ÿ’ธ Earn scholarships while collaborating with fellow STEAMERS on exciting community engagement missions! ๐ŸŒŸ๐Ÿš€๐Ÿ“š ๐ŸŒ Our goal is to help volunteers become well-rounded leaders through an enjoyable and rewarding experience.

  • The President's Volunteer Service Award is a top civilian honor and tangible proof of your commitment to being awesome! ๐Ÿš€ It shows colleges and companiesย that you're more than just a talent, but you're someone who is motivated to lead and commandย solutions! ๐Ÿ’ก Qualify, and we'll order the award for you. Join us to make a difference and earn those impactful hours! ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿš€๐Ÿ’™ Learn more by clicking EARN NATIONAL RECOGNITION, located at the bottom of every page!!

  • ๐Ÿ› Because we are a youth-led organization all volunteers must be enrolled in a high school or college program pursing STEAM as a highschool pathway, discpline, trade school certification, or college degree. ๐Ÿ”ข Ages 16-24 for eligibility. ๐Ÿ” If under 18, parental consent is required to tutor. ๐ŸŽ“ Must be able to verify academic and STEAM excellence. For additional tutor requirements, please check our Volunteer page. ๐Ÿ“š๐Ÿš€

  • ๐Ÿšจ๐ŸŽž๐Ÿ–ผ๐Ÿ“š CONTENT CREATION CODING ACADEMIC SUPPORT TUTORS! STEM Plus Art provides tutors with guided lesson plans for STEAM fun-learning in Canva, Minecraft, and WeVideo. ๐Ÿšจ๐ŸŽถ๐ŸŽค MUSIC TUTORS! ๐Ÿ“ Musicians 3rd - 8th grade, currently receiving private or group instruction share their material beforehand for personalized support! Music Sessions are simple: students play, tutors give great advice. ๐ŸŽต๐Ÿ† Some students are new to music performance, but no worries! We have a plan for new learners!

  • Elgible volunteers must come trained-to-go in their chosen project field. Along the way, active volunteers gain FREE access to masterclasses and workshops to help them grow and glow as highly impactful STEAM leaders!

  • ๐Ÿ“‹ When you fill out the form linked on our Volunteer page, you're giving us the scoop for your awesome personal page! ๐ŸŒŸ No need to stressโ€”our team will create your page!๐Ÿš€โœจ

  • ๐Ÿ—“๏ธ Stay on top of the game โ€“ update your calendar monthly. ๐ŸŒŸ Plan ahead! If you know your schedule beyond two weeks, add those dates too. ๐Ÿ”„ Use the magic of Google Calendar's repeating event feature for consistent weekly availability. ๐Ÿฅณ Let's make scheduling as fun as it can be!

  • ๐Ÿ—“๏ธ Online volunteering provides scheduling flexibility. Open your calendar at your conveneince ย (7)ย days a week.โ€‹ Parents will work with your availability! ๐Ÿ–ฅ You will have access to guided support and masterclasses on most Saturdaysย and Sundays! Schedules are updated monthly!

  • โฑ๏ธ Hours = Impact! ๐Ÿ… Join STEM Plus Art and earn The President's Volunteer Service Gold Award โ€“ 250 hours in 12 months for ages 16-24! ๐Ÿ•‘ Aim for 5 hours/week to reach PVSA Gold. We understand weeks may vary. We certify and honor your hours. Let's achieve gold, together!

  • โš–๏ธ Yes, service hours include a variety of opportunities. We are currently in need of recruitment directors, outreach coordinators, social media managers, video and music producers.

  • ๐Ÿ“Š STEM Plus Art volunteers have access to our service hours tracking system to log volunteer activity, date, time, and length, honoring every moment of their impact.

  • ๐Ÿ“ง ๐Ÿ“ฒ All booking requests will land in your email and pop up on your phone via text (the ones you shared in your application). Stay tuned for the tutoring adventures coming your way!

  • ๐ŸŒŸ๐Ÿš€ Family Help: Ask your parents to share STEM Plus Art online. Family support is key! ๐Ÿซ๐ŸŒ School Outreach: We'll help you connect with schools to showcase your tutoring skills. Let's spread the word about how awesome you are! ๐Ÿ“ฃ๐Ÿก Local Posting: Share on Nextdoor to let parents in your area know about STEM Plus Art. Reach more students close to home! ๐Ÿš€๐Ÿ“š๐Ÿ’ก Ready to grow your student crew and make a positive impact!

  • ๐Ÿš€ This Scholarship is awarded to STEM Plus Art volunteers ages 16-24, demonstrating exceptional dedication to their communities through STEM Plus Art service initiatives. ๐ŸŽ“ Alumni can apply yearly until completing undergrad STEAM studies, until 24 years of age. Eligibility: ๐Ÿ“š GPA: 3.0 + ๐Ÿ… Achieves PVSA Gold Award completing STEM Plus Art service initiatives. ๐ŸŽ“ Currently majoring in STEAM concepts. ๐Ÿ“Š Successflly completes STEM Plus Art scorecard each year for scholarship renewal.

Volunteer FAQs

  • ๐ŸŒŸ Deserving elementary and middle school kids pick a cool project! ๐Ÿ“ฑ Hang out weekly via video chat with a high school or college buddy for fun learning! ๐Ÿ’ฅ Have a blast! Projects are all about being curious, finding purpose, and making a difference!

  • ๐ŸšŒ Parent/Caregives verify their student(s) particpate in Title I elementary or middle school learning! ๐Ÿ—ฃ English fluency. ๐Ÿค Parent/Guardain, student(s), and tutor attend a meet and greet with tutor for the first lesson to set goals and ensure proper take off! ๐Ÿ—“ When booking a lesson! Kids get your parent/caregiver to apply and book online for you.

  • ๐Ÿ‘‰ Choose a project ๐ŸŽž๐Ÿค–๐ŸŽถ ๐Ÿ”Ž Find a Tutor ๐Ÿ“† Enjoy 1 tuition-free lesson per week! โŒš๏ธ 30 mins of fun-learning per lesson per week. (Sessions can run longer, on a needs basis determined by the tutor!) ๐Ÿ–ฅ๏ธ Learners can enjoy UNLIMITED group classes of any concept to build additional skills in all areas! ๐Ÿ–ผ We encourage recurring lessons to eliminate gaps in development. Stick with concept for at least (1) full semester to give student a a fair shot at sparking curiosity and fueling a path to discovery! ๐Ÿฆพ#ConsistencyIsTheKeyToBreakthrough

  • ๐ŸŒŸ STEM Plus Art hosts virtual showcase opportunties throughout the year. During the holiday seaoson, back to school event, and our spring talent showcase! Where learners put on a show to earn scholarship ๐Ÿ’ฐ to use for summer STEAM fun-learning! We aim for motivated students to achieve addtional opportunities throughout the year with partnering programs and other supportive organizations.

  • ๐Ÿ—“๏ธย  Booking Ahead: To ensure our tutors have everything they need for a successful session, we recommend booking lessons at least (3) days in advance. ๐Ÿ–ฅ Tutor Availability: Sessions follow the availability of our tutors. They might need to make a few adjustments, such as canceling or tweaking session lengths.ย  โ€‹ Feel free to dive deeper into the details by checking out additional rules in our Terms and Conditions located in the page footer. We're here to make your learning experience fantastic! ๐Ÿš€

  • Yes! Siblings just have to follow the same guidelines of eligibility and enrollment,

  • Please fill out an instrument request form on the music tutoring page.

  • ๐Ÿ“งSend us an email, and we'll be happy to reach out to your requested tutor. In the meanwhile, please explore our tutor database to stay on track!

Parent/Student FAQs & Policies

Keep our projects going!

Money ๐Ÿ’ฐ and location ๐ŸŒ shouldn't stop fun-learning ๐Ÿ’ก or leaders ๐Ÿ… from emerging. ๐Ÿ’Œ Here at STEM Plus Art, we understand how interdiscplinary enrichment leads to great ideas and those ideas drive leaders to making a difference! That's why we invite Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math to party with the Arts! ๐ŸŽจ๐Ÿ’ก When these ideas team up, the smart and creative sides of our brains get to have a fun, brainy party! ๐Ÿง ๐ŸŽ‰ But not everyone gets an invite to these kinds of parties. And to keep it ๐Ÿ’ฏ, the reasons are money and location. Like, that's NOT fair, right? ๐Ÿ™„ ๐Ÿ˜’ ๐Ÿงฉ But that's why we started STEM Plus Art, to help deserving kids get an invite to developing trending skills in a super fun way! ๐Ÿซค I too have experienced fun-learning barriers, and it's been amazing to have a community of supporters driving me to the STEAM party! ๐Ÿฅณ ๐Ÿคณ๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ“ธ Now, imagine us STEAMERS showing youth in deserving areas how fun-learning can make life better! ๐Ÿฅณ ๐ŸŽ‰ Sharing STEAM skills becomes this huge party where everyone's invited to learn, create, and celebrate amazing outcomes together, all while making a real difference!๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŒŸ โŒ›๏ธ To be continued... ๐Ÿ“š Now that I've shared a huge part of our story let's hear yours! ๐Ÿ—ฃ Tell us about your STEAM journey, or if you're interested inย taking one with STEM Plus Art or both! ๐Ÿ’Ÿ Cheers! ~ Bella Michael Founder and Sr. Project Manager ๐Ÿ“ง Email us now! ๐Ÿ™‹๐Ÿฝโ€โ™€๏ธ hello@stemplusart.orgย 

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