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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

Chelsea Goss Skillen

Responsible for: Directing Brethren Volunteer Service and FaithX

BVS Unit # and volunteer placement(s):
Unit #291 in 2010

  • Peace Retreat Coordinator, On Earth Peace, Portland, Oregon
  • Assistant Orientation Coordinator, Brethren Volunteer Service, Elgin, IL

On BVS staff since: October 2022

Contact Chelsea Skillen

Responsible for: Coordination of the FaithX Short Term Service Program for middle school through adult ages and recruitment of BVS Volunteers.

BVS Unit # and volunteer placement(s):
Unit #321 in 2018

  • Assistant FaithX Coordinator, Church of the Brethren Offices in Elgin, Illinois

On BVS staff since: October 2022.

Contact Marissa Witkovsky-Eldred

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

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.