The U-VOL Ambassador Team is comprised of a diverse group of volunteers from around the world who are willing to use their time, energy and resources to help raise both funds and awareness for U-VOL’s programs. We are always looking for those who are passionate about serving underserved communities and about advocating for improved access to medical care, health education, wellness and clean water to join this team. If this is an opportunity that you might be interested in, we’d love to hear from you. Fill out the Ambassador Interest Form here.
Ife Adeyemi BSN, RN
Ife Adeyemi works as a Cardiothoracic &Transplant ICU Nurse in a renowned teaching hospital in Downtown Dallas, Texas and as Pediatric Nurse in a kid’s day center. She plans to resume a post-baccalaureate program soon to embark on her dream of one day becoming a Medical Doctor. She has always been fascinated by Global Health organizations, and desires to use her profession in healthcare to serve nations globally. Ife is also an active member of her church and has a talent of playing the drums. Her hobbies include exercising, reading books, trying new foods, and traveling. Support Ife’s Fundraising Campaign here.
Josephine Agyei BSN, RN
New York, USA
Josephine is a Registered Nurse in the Cardiothoracic ICU in Mount Sinai Hospital, New York. She is passionate about healthcare advocacy, and improving healthcare access in underserved communities and hopes to increase the involvement of younger nurses in Global Health. She enjoys trying new restaurants, reading, and spending time with family and friends. Support Josephine’s Fundraising Campaign here.
Jasmine works as flight attendant with Alaska Airlines, and as caregiver for those with special needs. She also serves as an adaptive tennis coach for children with Down’s Syndrome and other special needs. Jasmine has previously served as a non-medical volunteer with U-VOL Foundation since 2018 in Nigeria, South Africa and across the United States. She returns to the Ambassador Team for the second year and will serve as Ambassador Team Lead. Jasmine is passionate about sharing God’s love with her community and helping others. Support Jasmine’s Fundraising Campaign here.
Jose Arnold Tariga, PHD, RN
Arnold is a nurse educator and professional development advocate. He is currently the Director of Clinical Education and Development at Insight Global Health in Atlanta, Georgia. He is very passionate about helping others achieve their full potential through mentorship and professional development guidance. He is a volunteer mentor at Sigma Theta Tau International
and Braven. He has also volunteered in many causes related to nursing education and medical missions. He hopes to inspire other nurses and healthcare professionals to give back to their communities through volunteerism. He enjoys traveling and exploring places, meeting people, and learning about different cultures.
Jonathan is a recent graduate from the University of California, Riverside where he studied Biology. Jonathan currently works as a health education intern in his local community. He plans to matriculate into medical school next year to embark on his journey of becoming a physician. He is passionate about mentorship because he’s had a positive experience with mentors who helped him succeed in his own journey. His hobbies are playing basketball and watching a good soccer match! As a U-VOL Ambassador, Jonathan hopes to help U-VOL increase access to medical services in medically underserved communities. Support Jonathan’s Fundraising Campaign here.