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ESSEX TEEN CENTER                              ESSEX TWEEN CENTER                           BECOME A MENTOR

Volunteer at the Teen Center by engaging 6th-8th grade students in games, conversation, and small group activities.

Eligibility: Adults, High School Students 


Click here to learn more about the Teen Center program

Volunteer at the Tween Center by engaging 4th and 5th grade students in active group games, craft projects, and homework help.


Tween Center operates on Mondays from 3:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Eligibility: Adults, High School Students 

Click here to learn more about the Tween Center program

Make a difference in a child’s life by building a meaningful one-on-one relationship within the school environment.


Volunteer mentors are carefully matched with students and meet for one hour per week during the school day throughout the school year.

Eligibility: 21+

Click here to learn more about FriendCHIPS Youth Mentoring



The Essex Above the Influence team meets every Tuesday from 7:00-8:30pm at the Essex Teen Center. This opportunity is open to all current high school students. Learn more here.

Learn the inner workings of Essex CHIPS as a vibrant community-based nonprofit. Applications for youth and adult positions accepted year-round. 

Participate in monthly Board meetings, community outreach, and seasonal fundraising  events. Learn more here.

Help build a stronger foundation of local support for Essex CHIPS' work. Find new donation sources to support general operations or a special project, or organize community outreach activities.

To learn more about becoming a fundraising volunteer, contact Diana Ferguson at david@essexchips.org.

Essex Safe Place relies on dedicated volunteers, 18 years of age or older, who want to support local youth. Young people from all walks of life have difficult times, so we need volunteers from all walks of life, too. The small commitment of your time can mean the world to the young people in our community. 

Contact: marc@essexchips.org

In the spirit of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s commitment to civic engagement, youth volunteers are invited to join annually for a day of activities that benefit our community and create fellowship. Learn more here.

Giving to Essex CHIPS is simple: 100% of donations support programming that benefits local youth. All gifts are welcome, including in-kind items to support youth activities. Donations are tax-deductible. Make your gift today!