Our offices in Richmond, VA and St. Louis, MO partner to fulfill World Pediatric Project’s mission to heal critically ill children and build healthcare capacity in the world.
The Richmond Office has coordinated the treatment of over 50 children traveling to the United States for critical care between June 2015 and June 2016.
Susan Rickman – CEO
Mike Grow – COO
Sue Farley – Senior Vice President of Development
Sarah Iracane – Chief Program Officer
Emily Robertson – Director of Patient Information & Reporting
Ben Terry – Director of Development
Andrea Shaver – Vice President of Development
Jason Kenney – Communication Manager
Ross Silkman – Program Director, International Teams
Bill Richter – Program Director, Capacity Building
Allison Arberg – Program Manager
Melanie Snellings – Program Assistant
Pilar Waters – Program Director, U.S. Referrals
LaTangela Chester – Director of Development Operations
Ruth Houck – Accounting Manager
Harper Lorencki – Director of Volunteers
VOLUNTEER WITH US! Click here to find out about volunteer opportunities with WPP
For more information about upcoming Volunteer Orientation dates please contact Harper Lorencki at [email protected] or call the office at (804) 282-8830.
Internship Opportunities for Fall 2016!
Are you eager to put the skills you’re learning in college to work in a professional setting while also helping to increase access to healthcare for children in developing countries? Consider an internship with us at WPP and gain valuable experience while also learning about the inner-workings of an international NGO. Each year we offer internships with the US Referrals program, International Teams program, Communications, Development, and even with our custom designed Database system. Please see below for internship openings for Fall 2016. Note that some positions prefer a yearlong commitment. Others will open again in the Spring – continue to check back or e-mail [email protected] for Spring positions. All positions are unpaid by WPP, but check with your advisor to see if you are eligible to receive academic credit through your university.
The Communications Intern will provide support to implement World Pediatric Project’s communications, marketing, social media, and public relations efforts. The Communications Intern will work closely with the Director of Communications on specific duties which include but are not limited to:
Unpaid. Writing sample required.
Primary responsibility will be to provide support for daily Development tasks and provide support to implement World Pediatric Project’s signature fundraising event: Treasures in Paradise. The Development Intern will work closely with the Director of Development Operations to manage administrative tasks for the Development Team’s daily operations and WPP’s largest, annual fundraising event: an auction and fashion show. Responsibilities of this internship include but are not limited to:
Unpaid by organization.
World Pediatric Project sends out an average of 45 surgical and diagnostic mission trips each year to our partner countries in Central America and the Caribbean. The International Teams Program Intern will assist program staff with the logistical aspects of these mission trips. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
The Patient Database Intern will work closely with World Pediatric Project’s Director of Patient Information. The Patient Database Intern will assist with updating and maintaining the patient database, which captures clinical and demographic information about all of the patients served through WPP’s direct services programs. This role is well suited for those looking for exposure to medical terminology and to the behind the scenes operations for coordinating surgical care for children in other countries. This role does not provide any exposure to or practice with database design and implementation. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
The Junior Board is a group of dedicated adults who are passionate about providing care for critically ill children in developing countries.
Junior Board members support the mission of World Pediatric Project by raising critical funds and increasing awareness of the organization.
If you want to learn how you can become involved, please contact Ben Terry, at 804-282-8830.
President: Ashley Van der Waag
President Elect: Kate Hight
Past President: Betsy Carney
Secretary: Helen Barnett
Anne Taylor Schaaf
Ashley Van der Waag
Sarah Gray Innes
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