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The CHIPS team love to connect with people throughout the year, whether it be on a weekly basis through the Day Away and Set Your Sails programs, twice yearly through the Life Gets Better camps, Volunteer Thank You Lunches or Fundraising events. Be sure to regularly check our News and Events posts to see what's happening.

2020 Life Gets Better Camps

Would you like to volunteer? If you would like to be a Buddy or volunteer on our Life Gets Better camps in 2020 (May 15th-17th and September 11th-13th), please contact us on 03 9702 5528 or via email- enquiries@chips.org.au.   Do you have children who would like to attend a camp? If you have a…

2020 Chaplaincy Positions Currently Closed

2020 Chaplaincy Positions Currently Closed.   CHIPS has Chaplaincy Positions available in the following areas: Berwick, Pakenham and Scoresby.   Berwick- 1 day per week from January 28th until September 18th 2020 (this is a maternity leave position). Pakenham- 1 day per week, until the end of 2020, with the prospect of continuing employment in…

Life Gets Better May 2016 Highlights

Life Gets Better May 2016 Camp Highlights from Little Smallfry on Vimeo.   CHIPS held its 34th Life Gets Better camp from May 13-15th 2016, with 46 campers and 46 adult buddies. It was a great weekend away, where the children were able to establish connections with others who have gone through similar circumstances and were encouraged…

CHIPS’ Office Manager wins the 2016 Casey Citizen of the Year Award

“The City of Casey recognised a number of outstanding citizens and groups for their community spirit, passion and dedication through the 2016 Casey Australia Day Awards. Council announced the winners of the five individual categories and two group awards, chosen from more than 35 notable nominees, at a special ceremony held on Australia Day at…

CHIPS wins Casey Volunteer Organisation of the Year Award for 2014

On Friday 16th May CHIPS received the 2014 Casey Volunteer Organisation Award. CHIPS is an amazing organisation due to the 480 people we are proud to call our volunteers. They truly are our Champions for Children. To say we are proud of you all is a complete understatement. You continue to inspire us and we…

CHIPS – Celebrates 10 Years of Incorporation

CHIPS Thank You Lunch   On Saturday 26th October CHIPS held a Thank You Lunch for over 260 volunteers, supporters and their families at the Hillcrest Equestrian Centre. It was a wonderful opportunity for the CHIPS team to thank the many people who have helped CHIPS since our incorporation ten years ago. Volunteers were  treated to: music…