Contact Us

Responsible for: I'm the director and the primary person to call projects for placement of the volunteers and for project site development. When there are issues that develop for a volunteer or project site, it's my responsibility to respond. I manage the overall team. BVS Unit # and volunteer placement(s): Unit #265 in 2005
  • Coordinator of 2006 National Youth Conference
On BVS staff since: June 2012 Contact Emily Tyler
Responsible for: European placements. BVS Unit # and volunteer placement(s): Unit #246 in 2001
  • Ballysally Youth & Community Center, Coleraine, N. Ireland (2001-2002)
  • Peace & Reconciliation Group, Derry, N. Ireland (2002-2003)
On BVS staff since: January 2020. Contact Sara Cook
Responsible for: Short-term Service Opportunities and recruitment of BVS volunteers BVS Unit # and volunteer placement(s): Unit #307 in 2014
  1. Assistant Workcamp Coordinator in Elgin, IL
On BVS staff since: August 2019 Contact Hannah Shultz
Responsible for: Assisting with BVS Orientation and recruitment of BVS Volunteers. BVS Unit # and volunteer placement(s): Unit #324
  1. BVS/Workcamp Staff Volunteer in Elgin, IL
On BVS staff since: August 2019 Contact Kara Miller
Responsible for: Coordinating Orientation units. BVS Unit # and volunteer placement(s): Unit #319 in 2018-19
  • L’Arche Community, Kilkenny, Ireland
On BVS staff since: July 2020 Contact Pauline Liu
Responsible for: Assisting with coordinating workcamp ministry and recruitment of BVS Volunteers. BVS Unit # and volunteer placement(s): Unit #325
  • BVS/Workcamp Staff Volunteer in Elgin, IL
On BVS staff since: August 2020 Contact Chad Whitzel
Responsible for: Assisting with the Workcamp program and recruitment of BVS Volunteers BVS Unit # and volunteer placement(s): Unit #325
  • BVS/Workcamp Staff Volunteer in Elgin, IL
On BVS staff since: August 2020 Contact Alton Hipps
 

Contact Us

Brethren Volunteer Service 1451 Dundee Ave Elgin, IL 60120 Phone: (847) 429-4396 or (800) 323-8039 Fax: (847) 429-4393 Email: bvs@brethren.org

To request a BVS display for Districts or Congregations:

Contact the BVS office as above. Please include the following information:
  • Date you need to receive it by
  • The name of the Event, District, or Congregation
  • The name, address and phone number of a contact person
Someone will get back to you to let you know if we can have it available at that time. Please give at least 2-3 weeks notice.

To inquire about a BVS Representative:

Each District has a BVS Representative. For more information on this, contact your District, or the BVS office. If you would like to invite a Representative to speak at your congregation, camp, college, or event, you can also inquire about past/current BVSers living in your area. Contact the BVS office and be prepared to give the same information as above.