Program Manager: Nata Javakhishvili
Deputy Program Manager: Maiko Khachidze
TLG’s Academic Team is responsible for helping TLG Volunteers establish
successful working relationships with their school administrators, co-teachers,
and local Educational Resource Centers. Additionally, they implement and
monitor all initiatives pertaining to volunteer activity in schools.
Academic Coordinator: Nely Karashvili Academic Assistant: Guka Topchishvili
Academic Assistant: Tea Vakhtangadze Academic Assistant: Tamta Natsvaladze
TLG’s Non-Academic Team houses TLG Volunteers and assigns them to
schools. They collaborate with TLG’s Regional Representatives to search for,
screen, check, and approve host families, after which they help maintain
positive relationships between TLG Volunteers and host families.
Non-Academic Coordinator: Non-Academic Assistant:
Ekaterine Memanishvili Tamuna Dzmanashvili
Non-Academic Assistant: : Nata Kavtaradze
Health, Safety, and Support Team:
TLG’s Health, Safety, and Support Team screens
applicants’ medical documentation and assists TLG Volunteers with medical
examinations or care, as needed. Additionally, they serve as a liaison between
TLG and the health insurance provider.
Health, Safety, and Support Coordinator:
Special Projects Team:
TLG Special Projects Department aims to recruit local English
language volunteer teachers to teach at the schools of the remote areas,
mountainous regions and areas which are populated by ethnic minorities—schools
that currently lack English language teachers
Special Projects Coordinator: Special Projects Assistant:
Tamara Chanturishvili Nino Dautashvili
TLG Hotline and Administrative Manager:
The TLG Hotline, available 24/7, is one of the main avenues of communication with TLG Volunteers in
Georgia. By telephone and email, the
Hotline Team keeps volunteers informed, answers all general inquiries,
and collects and updates volunteers’ information.
Administrative Manager is in charge of coordinating all program administrative
activities and organizing transportation
Hotline Coordinator: Natia Gobejishvili
Marketing and Social Media Team:
Marketing and Social Media Team is responsible for strategizing, planning, and all marketing
efforts primarily through advertising, building relationships with
external agencies, and representing TLG at networking events. Additionally, this Team is responsible for maintaining and expanding TLG's online presence through the use of social media outlets like Twitter, the Official TLG Blog, and the TLG Facebook Page.
Marketing Coordinator: Mariam Kobrava Social Media Coordinator: Ben Wheeler
TLG Volunteer Selection/Recruitment Team:
TLG’s Selection/Recruitment Team works closely
with partner recruitment agencies as well as prospective volunteers who apply
directly to TLG. They conduct the screening process in order to evaluate and
choose which applicants have the skills to successfully perform the expected
duties of a TLG Volunteer.
Selection/Recruitment Coordinator: Khatia Matkava
TLG’s Finance Team is in charge of budget
planning and monitoring, conducting financial operations in order to buy
supplies, services, and/or business trips, as well as tracking and monitoring
the financial process.
Financial Manager: Irina Karaulashvili
Legal and Human Resources Team:
TLG’s Legal and HR Team is responsible for monitoring the
legal activities of the program and solving anylegal issues that may arise
under the scope of the program. This includes, but is not limited to, the
drafting and monitoring of any employment contract changes, keeping track of vacations
and salaries, and ensuring that all legal protocol is being followed correctly.
Legal Coordinator: Nika Jashi Legal Assistant: Tinatin Gakhokidze
Flights Team serves as the central point of contact for interactions
between TLG Volunteers, the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia, and the
travel agency regarding travel arrangements. Their main duties include
gathering, analyzing and coordinating volunteers’ flight requests, organizing itineraries,
and providing general travel assistance.
Flights Coordinator: Ketevan Tateshvili
Representatives (RRs) are placed throughout the regions of Georgia. They provide ongoing
support in all Academic, Non-Academic, and Medical matters to TLG Volunteers,
as well as distribute information, coordinate Introduction Meetings, and
facilitate various regional events.
Tbilisi RR: Academic: Nely Karashvili Tbilisi RR: Non-Academic: Nata Kavtaradze
Tbilisi RR: Medical: Khatia Matkava
Adjara RR: Indira Khozrevanidze
Samegrelo RR: Marika Khasia
Kakheti RR: Irma Giorgobiani
Imereti RR: Lana Kobakhidze
Shida-Kartli RR: Khatuna Kharkheli