Suzanne has experience in 44 countries and loves connecting people to the places and people she loves. She holds a degree in Social-Cultural Anthropology with minors in Political Science and African Studies and is currently working on her MPA degree from Brigham Young University. Prior to her time with HELP, Suzanne worked for Especially for Youth overseeing programs in Utah and California and for Brigham Young University planning study abroad programs. A native from Montana, Suzanne is also fluent in Russian.
Ali holds a bachelors degree from Chapman University in Integrated Educational Studies with an emphasis on community education, as well as minors in dance and French. She also earned her Masters in the Art of Teaching and Multiple Subject Credentials from Chapman. She is passionate about education as a tool for empowering and creating opportunity for people around the world. Ali became involved with HELP International as part of the Summer 2017 Greece team.
Natalie jumped in to help with the refugee crisis in 2015 when she became an intern with the International Rescue Committee in Seattle. After getting involved with the resettlement and youth education programs in the Seattle area, she volunteered with HELP International's summer Greece program. She is excited to return as a Program Coordinator for HELP to continue to fight for and support refugees! Natalie is from Washington state and studied Public Health.
Jen received her Bachelor’s degree in Communication Disorders from Brigham Young University. She has dedicated most of her time since graduation working with Help-International. Jen volunteered in Nepal in 2015, working with locals to rebuild after the 7.8 magnitude earthquake. Jen has worked as a country coordinator for Help- International in Thailand (2014), Fiji, (2016), Nepal (2016/2017), and Uganda (2017). In her free time, Jen enjoys traveling, meeting new people and experiencing different cultures. In 2016, her travel took her to Lesvos, Greece where she spent a month working in the refugee camps there. Jen is now working as the Communications Manager recruiting and promoting HELP.
David is currently pursuing a Master of Public Health and a Master of Healthcare Administration at the University of Utah. His drive for population health, business strategy, and data analytics within the healthcare framework have lead him to work with organizations that seek broad, innovative solutions to improving population health, minimizing risks, and increasing access to quality healthcare. His international experience includes volunteering in hospitals in Romania, volunteering with HELP in Nepal, and working as a Country Coordinator in Uganda. David’s hobbies include touring with Salt Lake Vocal Artists, skiing, teaching dance, and enjoying good eats as a self-proclaimed food critic.
Jordan is a Washingtonian, people lover, Mexican food eater, rock climber (in training), soccer player, Spanish speaker, an adventure seeker, and a constant learner. He will never turn down being taught a new skill, and as long as he is with good people it doesn't matter what he is doing. Currently, he is pursuing a political science degree in preparation for law school. One in a family of seven, Jordan can't wait to give back to the people of Fiji.
Alyssa is a Utah native who loves traveling, power yoga, hiking, surfing and being surrounded by the people she loves. She fell in love with international humanitarian work while spending a month in Kenya with Youthlinc in 2013. Since then her passion and education have taken her all over the world and country for international development, humanitarian aid, international education, study abroad and personal bucket list travel. She graduated from the University of Utah in 2017 in International Studies & Global Health and has grown her experience and career path into international program creation and management. She loves empowering students and young professionals to create life-changing opportunities for themselves (locally & globally) that will positively impact their futures and communities. Currently, Alyssa works for HELP as the Volunteer Coordinator and will be the Country Director for India this summer.
Has been working with HELP since 2007 helping with multiple revisions of help-international.org. He continues to make every effort to make it easy for you to get information and become an international volunteer.