Program Coordinator: 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 Team Manager: Nely Karashvili
Academic Manager's Assistants:
Tea Vakhtangadze 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 Team Manager:
Non-Academic Manager's Assistants:
Tamuna Dzmanashvili Nata Kavtaradze
Health, Safety, and Support:
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 Manager:
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 Team Manager: Special Projects Team Assistant:
Tamara Chanturishvili Nino Dautashvili
TLG Hotline and Administration:
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 and Administrative Manager: 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 Manager: Mariam Kobrava
TLG Volunteer Selection/Recruitment:
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 Manager: 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 & HR Manager: Solomon Menabdishvili
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 Manager: Tamta Natsvaladze
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.
Adjara and Guria RR: Ineza Genjadze
Samegrelo RR: Marika Khasia
Kakheti RR: Irma Giorgobiani
Imereti RR: Lana Kobakhidze
Shida-Kartli RR: Khatuna Kharkheli
Paata Narimanidze Joni Tedoradze