The primary point of contact for all new volunteers is our Director of Volunteer Engagement. She is helped by our wonderful Volunteer Liaisons. They are always here to help, to answer your questions, and to provide support and guidance in order to make your volunteering experience as pleasant and impactful as possible.

Should you have any questions regarding new volunteering opportunities or your current role, please don't hesitate to contact us and we'll get back to you as soon as possible.

Oana Dobrean - Urzica

Founding Angel 
Founding Angel, ROCO Ambassador , Supporter of ROCO, ROCO Communications Lead
Volunteer  Teacher 
Oana has been one of the biggest believers in ROCO since the very beginning and one of the most active volunteers. She believes in the strength of our community, in volunteering, doing good, and leaving something worth while behind.
Ariana Drule

Founding Member, Volunteer Liaison
Founding Member  Volunteer 
Since she moved to Chicago, Ariana earned two Master's degrees, International Public Service and Leadership Communication . Thanks to a local NPO, Upwardly Global, she was able to start her career in the US in international higher education.
Tamara Mesaros

Director of Volunteer Engagement, Owner at Metromed Advanced Skincare
With a formal background in Early Childhood Education and Economics, Tamara advocates a proper and affordable education as the key to developing the future of our society.
Luciana Nemtanu
Luciana is a passionate advocate for diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice, particularly through mentoring programs that advance equity in education, research, and innovation. She currently works at University of Michigan.