International Secretariat

IS, the International Secretariat of SCI is located in Antwerp, Belgium and its function is to bind and support its Members. It leads the movement toward its strategic goals, builds on achieved results and amplifies its impact.

Who are the people at the International Secretariat?

Jackie Purves - International Coordinator

Jackie is originally from the UK and he joined the team in May 2019. She takes care of planning and monitoring the developments of Plan of Actions and makes sure priorities and needs set at ICM are incorporated in SCI actions. She dedicates quite some time to project and grant management and represents the organisation externally in various events. You can contact Jackie at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

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Ossi Lemstrom  - Finance and Administration Officer

Ossi is in charge of international bookkeeping, accounting and insurances. He also takes care of the office and staff administration and of ICT. You can contact Ossi at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Alena Čápová- Project Officer

Alena from the Czech Republic has been living in Belgium since 2011. She brings with her a wide experience in project management and in the volunteering sector. Alena takes care of projects within the IS together with Sara and Chantal. She is currently in charge of two projects: Peers to Peace and Branching Out: (re)connecting ideas. You can contact Alena at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Chantal Doran - Communication and Volunteer Coordinator

Chantal was born in Curacao and grew up in the Netherlands. She completed her education in Scotland, the US and Japan, studying international relations, sustainability, and peace. Chantal oversees all of SCI International's communication activities, tech platforms and coordinates the long-term volunteers at the International Secretariat. You can contact Chantal at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

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Morgane Quilfen - Tech Coordinator

Morgane, from France, is in charge of the tech-platforms in SCI and is working with a volunteer in the office as well as the Tech Team. You can reach her at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Esther Hernández Díaz - ESC Volunteer 

Esther, from Spain, joins us as the ESC (European Solidarity Corps) communication volunteer. With a degree in journalism and international experience. Esther supports with internal and external communication with a specific focus on our 100 year celebration. She is the face behind all our newsletters and social media accounts! You can contact Esther at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

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Larissa Soledad Fankhauser- EVS Volunteer

Larissa, from Switzerland, joins us as the new campaigns officer. She will mainly be supporting and monitoring the Building Bridges Campaign, while also being a creative force behind our fundraising initiatives for the three Seed Funds. You can contact her on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Simon Ardouin - Service Civique Long Term Volunteer

Simon is the third volunteer joining the IS with the french Service Civique Programme. He will be giving us Tech support at the IS as well as working together with the Tech Team on improving our Members Area and other platforms. You can contact Simon at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Benjamin Laabmayr - EVS Volunteer

Benjamin joined us from Austria. He will support the big international 2020 campaign for the 100 years anniversary of SCI. You can contact him at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Federica Vitale - ESC volunteer

Federica joined SCI from Italy. She holds a Master’s Degree in International Relation and European Affairs from the University of Bologna and has experience in policy advocacy and project management. She is currently responsible for the project Gendered Realities and the Seed Funds. You can contact her at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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Visit us at the International Secretariat!

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Our registered address:

 
The Association of Service Civil International 
Belgiëlei 37, 2018 Antwerp - Belgium 
Phone and email:Tel: +32 3 2265727      
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The Association of Service Civil International is a non-political, non-religious, international not-for-profit association under the Belgian Law on Not-For-Profit Associations, International Not-For-Profit Associations and Foundations of 27 June 1921, changed by the Law of 2 May 2002 and by its Royal Execution Decrees. It carries the name "The Association of Service Civil International" or in short "Service Civil International", or "SCI". It has been recognised by Royal Decree on 21 January 1994.

Registration number: 0451.967.243

 

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