1971: Geri Critchley served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Senegal in Kaolack beginning in 1971

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1971: Geri Critchley served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Senegal in Kaolack beginning in 1971

1971: 	Geri Critchley served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Senegal in Kaolack beginning in 1971

Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Geri Critchley can be contacted at geridcritchleyagmaildcom

Country of Service: Senegal

Cities you served in: Kaolack

Arrival Year: 1971

Departure Year: 1972

Work Description:

Community Service Center

Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:


Geri Critchley's Summary Geri has worked in international educational exchange, international development, career counseling, recruitment & fundraising. She has just completed a self-directed sabbatical taking time "on" to review and recycle her life. She created and facilitated International Career Roundtables at The Experiment In Intl Living (EIL)/World Learning in DC - later at TransCentury and IIE. Recently, Geri was the Director of Recruitment at an int'l development consulting firm and is presently consulting at World Learning/EIL. Geri was a Peace Corps Volunteer in Senegal, W Africa

Director The Experiment in International Living (EIL) Washington, DC; National Director EIL Canada

Cross Cultural Communication staff, Ministry of Citizenship and Culture, Toronto, Canada

Director Irish American Partnership Dublin, Ireland

Program Director Crossroads Int'l Student Center, University of Chicago

Founder/Director Int'l Center in Rochester, MN

National Review Committee Corporation for National and Community Service

Director of Development, Congressional Receptions & Career Fairs Returned Peace Corps Volunteers Anniversary celebrations

Escort U.S. Department of State International Visitors

Student Group Leader to France & Mexico

Semester Leader to Irish-speaking Dingle Peninsula

Leader French art tour

Art promoter

Coordinator electronic classrooms at Smithsonian and N Ireland

ESL Teacher

Fundraiser for student scholarships abroad

Host & organizer of many benefits and events

Camp Counselor (Putney School, VT)

assisted Special Olympics, Camp Shriver and raised scholarships for African athletes

Marketed American Idealist, Sargent Shriver documentary. Geri has traveled from China to the North Pole to Timbuktu, "hotel-sat" on a remote Caribbean island and ski-bummed in Vail, Colorado often writing travel articles. Geri's family is profiled in "The Giving Family" Council on Foundations & Congressman Halls "Changing the Face of Hunger". She has received awards to study in Ireland & France; studied in Mexico; Masters in Intl Education

Any message for returned volunteers?:


Dear RPCVs,

On October 23, Saturday, The Eunice Kennedy Shriver Challenge will be held at The Washington Monument. This is a competitive event that supports Best Buddies and Special Olympics and commemorates the lifetime legacy of service of Eunice Kennedy Shriver and Sargent Shriver. I am raising funds for these amazing organizations by bicycling 20 miles in TEAM SARGE in appreciation of Sargent Shriver's lifetime legacy of service while honoring his wife Eunice. The Experiment in International Living (EIL)/World Learning Sarge was an Experimenter in the 1930's three times (to France, Germany and Austria) The Peace Corps Sarge was the first Peace Corps Director; he hired The Experiment to train the first Peace Corps volunteers in the 1960s. Office of Economic Opportunity/War on Poverty Sarge started VISTA, Legal Aid for the Poor, Headstart, Job Corps, Foster Grandparents, Community Action,

.. Special Olympics Sarge was Chairperson of the Board and immensely globally expanded its reach. Any amount you contribute is greatly appreciated. No contribution is too small.

Follow This Link to TEAM SARGE

Thank you SO much for your support in any and every way! Appreciatively, Geri Besides a monetary donation, you can also participate in the Eunice Kennedy Shriver Challenge at the Washington Monument by registering ($50) then committing to raise $800 (deadline soon). You can also volunteer at the event.


ALTERNATIVE LINK: copy and paste the following into your browser: http://www.ekschallenge2010.org/faf/r.asp?t=4&i=42 0123&u=42012-293934782&e=3567390127


Geri Critchley RPCV Senegal; former Director EIL/DC, EIL/Canada & EIL Leader



202-966-4602 202-378-6416 cell

YOU CAN ALSO SEND A CONTRIBUTION TO: (make check to Best Buddies) Geri Critchley 3907 Huntington St NW Washington, DC 20015 USA

Originally posted: 10/4/2010

Related Links:

Peace Corps Annual Report: 1971; Peace Corps Senegal; Directory of Senegal RPCVs; Messages and Announcements for Senegal RPCVs

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