Omar Evans, Founder
Through his dedication and leadership, Omar has carved out new partnerships, volunteer projects and destinations across Jamaica waiting to be explored by you.
Nicole Mehegan, (Volunteer)Program Administrator
Although Nicole Mehegan is a new Program Administrator and Coordinator for Jamaica Volunteer Expeditions, she is seasoned in the world of social services and philanthropic work. We are grateful to have had Nicole as a past, and seasoned volunteer on multiple volunteer trips over the past year. She has recently just joined our team full time and is proud to be living her dream.
In her employee spotlight, she states, “I feel like I’m doing the things I’ve always wanted to do and with a job I’m so passionate about”.
Dr Wendel Abel, President Of Overseas Operations
Dr Wendel Abel has been working in the field of mental health for many years and is currently a Consultant Psychiatrist at the University Hospital of the West Indies and Head – Section of Psychiatry, Department of Community Health & Psychiatry, UWI, Mona. Dr. Able completed his medical training at the UWI, Mona and continued further studies at the University of Maryland, USA; he is fluent in Spanish and French.
He has contribiuted to several peer reviewed book chapters and journal articles focusing on mental health issues such as suicide, depression and commnity mental health services. Dr. Able has also received numerous honours and awards for his outstanding work – Order of Distinction, Officer Class, 2007 from the Government of Jamaica; Special Awards from the Medical Foundation of Jamaica and the Jamaica Psychiatric Association respectively as well as awards from the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO).