Essex Town School District

A Collaboration between the Essex Town School District and EssexCHIPS

Contact the Program Coordinator: Becca Rimmel
Executive Director of EssexCHIPS: Ray Coffey

2 Lincoln Street,
Essex Junction, VT 05452

FriendCHIPS is a school-based mentoring program that to empowers youth in the Essex Town School District through youth & adult partnerships, to make healthy life choices that enable them to maximize their personal potential. Adults volunteer to spend one hour per week with their student at school, participating in activities together such as games, arts & crafts, sports, cooking and conversation. Mentoring matches are voluntary, made with the support of young people’s parents and teachers. There is a careful screening process, and all mentors receive ongoing training from FriendCHIPS and school staff.

First Year of operation: 2011
Minimum age for mentor: 19
Minimum time commitment: one hour/week
Minimum length of commitment: one school year


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April 30th:Community Science Night at @ECHOvt for #mentors and #mentees in Chittenden and Grand Isle counties!
See last night's interview w/ Exec Dir Chad Butt and a @cfmentoring mentor pair on @wcax: #VT #MentoringWorks

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Upcoming Events

   April  2014 »
  • Mentor Retention Webinar "Going the Distance: New Insights on Mentor Retention"
    1:00 pm to 2:15 pm
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  • Life Bridge Mentoring's Seniors vs. All Stars game
    6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
    Location: Spaulding High School, Ayers Street, Barre, VT, United States
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  • Kids’ Cooking Class: Pasta with Pesto Sauce (ages 6-12 accompanied by a parent/mentor)
    5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
    Location: McClure Multi-Generational Center
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  • Community Science Night for Mentoring at ECHO
    6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
    Location: ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center, College Street, Burlington, VT, United States
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