Peace Corps Invites Schools to Apply for Volunteers

The United States Peace Corps Georgia and the Ministry of Education published a statement today inviting motivated public schools to cooperate with the Peace Corps Education Program.

Peace Corps volunteers have successfully implemented education projects in Georgia’s regions for eighteen years. Schools selected to receive a volunteer will work with him or her as an English language teacher for the purpose of improving the level of teaching and learning of the English language in the school for the years 2019-2021.

The competition is open to public schools in the following regions: Mtskheta-Mtianeti (except Stepantsminda), Kvemo Kartli, Shida Kartli, Samtskhe-Javakheti, Adjara, Guria, Imereti, Samegrelo, Racha-Lechkhumi and Svaneti, and Kakheti (except villages located north of Akhmeta). Applications from schools located in villages and towns within 5 km of the administrative boundary line will not be considered.

If your school is in the above-mentioned area, offers an English language course of at least 24 classroom hours, and you are interested in receiving a volunteer in 2019-2021 academic years, visit to download the application documents. Interested schools must submit a volunteer request form together with host family applications to the Peace Corps office at Vazha Pshavela 29a, Tbilisi, 0160, or send an e-mail to

The deadline for submitting a school volunteer request is October 22, 2018.

For more information contact:

• Asmat Sikharulidze, Head of Education Program; Tel: 595906444

• Theo Naparidze, Head of Education Program; Tel: 591969881

• Ia Gelashvili, Head of Education Program; Tel: 595950406

• Nino Pirosmanishvili, Programs and Training Specialists; Tel: 595027979

By Samantha Guthrie

Photo: Ministry of Education, Science, Culture, and Sport

21 September 2018 16:43