Shelby Christopher, Program Associate
Based in: Baltimore, MD
As the Program Associate for the Jesuit Volunteer Corps, Shelby Christopher provides administrative support to JVC staff members and Jesuit Volunteers in a variety of ways. Among other duties, Shelby manages the JV health insurance, assists JVs in deferring their student loans, and helps to coordinate the volunteer retreat logistics.
Before coming to JVC, Shelby volunteered with a small nonprofit in rural Honduras. There she spent time teaching English and computer literacy skills to both children and adults. Shelby also worked at nonprofit crisis pregnancy center in Baltimore and developed a program linking material assistance with education.
Shelby graduated from the University of Baltimore with a Bachelor’s degree in Community Studies and Civic Engagement. She enjoys spending time with her husband, their 18 month old son, and two pugs.