Become a Volunteer

The STEM Action Center is excited to offer a variety of volunteer opportunities. With our new Innovation Hub at our offices in South Salt Lake, there is plenty of space and tools available for many different groups and projects.

Some volunteer opportunities include running Micro STEM Fest events, helping us design and implement new curriculum, coaching and mentoring robotics teams, administrative work, helping with special events, and more. 

If there's something not on the list that you'd like to volunteer for, let us know! We know there are lots of industry experts and bright minds out there that can help us with some great projects.

Get Involved

There are a few ways to become an official STEM Action Center volunteer. Read through the choices below and choose the option that best fits you. After you set up your volunteer profile, you will be taken to the volunteer portal where you can learn more about our volunteer opportunities. 

STEM Action Center Volunteers

  • You Are interested in promoting STEM

    Are you passionate for STEM? Are you ready to encourage that passion in students statewide?

  • You have some time to spend volunteering

    Do you want to volunteer, but can't necessarily commit to a set schedule?

  • You are open to different opportunities

    You aren't exactly sure what you want to do to help, you just know you want to help.

Become a STEM Action Center Volunteer

Industry Professional Volunteers

  • Your Employer Sent You

    Are you volunteering with us because your employer sent you to us? Or is your employer supporting your volunteerism?

  • You Are Signing Up a Work Team

    There is a volunteer opportunity you and your team are participating in and you are the one signing everyone up.

  • Your organization wants to help

    Maybe your organization wants to help, but isn't sure how. Signing up for a volunteer account is a good way to start.

Become an Industry Professional Volunteer

STEM ACtivists

  • You can commit to 24 volunteer hours per year

    There are many different ways STEM ACtivists can complete their hours, including learning new skills in the Innovation Hub and helping during Tinker Time.

  • You are 13+ years old

    STEM ACtivists are people aged 13-25. Participants must have parent permission if under 18 years old.

  • You are looking for something awesome to put on your resumes

    STEM ACtivists receive a signed certificate from STEM Action Center's executive director and the governor of Utah.

Online Application Coming Soon

What Volunteering Looks Like

There are many ways to help out the STEM Action Center by volunteering with us. 

The Innovation Hub offers volunteer opportunities


Help put on a Micro STEM Fest event

Adult volunteers helping kids at a Micro STEM Fest event.

Coach or mentor a Robotics Team


Prepare and build STEM Spots 


Join us by tabling at events


Team building with your organization

STEM AC and Library employees hold stress relief kits

Volunteer Together

We often work with organizations to create customized and unique volunteer experiences. We can arrange team building experiences, collection drives, event tabling, and more.

If you are a company looking to schedule volunteer time for your employees, please reach out to our Volunteer Coordinator, Gina Muhlestein.

Gina Muhlestein | [email protected]



Utah STEM Action Center
3848 S. West Temple
Suite 105
South Salt Lake, UT 84115