As Service Year’s Research Partnerships Associate, Kelsey supports a number of organizational initiatives and programs that help to recruit new Corps members, create opportunities to serve, and develop resources.
Prior to joining Service Year Alliance, Kelsey worked at the Council on Foundations managing virtual convenings, supporting the Career Pathways program, and otherwise assisting in the development of events for grantmakers.
With a bachelor’s degree in Anthropology and Classical Studies from Gettysburg College and a master’s degree from American University in Public Anthropology with a focus in archaeology, Kelsey is passionate about helping to empower people through engaging with history and culture. She also worked her way through college as a scenic carpenter for local theaters, and continues to use those skills to renovate her house in Maryland. In her free time, Kelsey enjoys board and tabletop games, hanging out with her husband and cat, and traveling.