Barrington Area Volunteer Connection Offers Springtime Volunteer Opportunities!

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The Spring season is coming up soon and for Barrington Area Volunteer Connection (BAVC) that means more opportunities to volunteer for outdoor events and family oriented activities. Currently available on the BAVC platform are the following:

Barrington Farmers Market is looking for community volunteers to help gear up for the 2023 season!

A Farm Market Planner is needed to help build a well rounded market for the community and promote the market prior to the market’s opening on June 15th. This is a great way to impact the vendors that are featured each week. Positions are also available for a Market Maker to assist on the committee and help with the market preparations.

Click here to learn more.

HOPE’s IN is looking for assistance with their social media!

Open to volunteers age 16 and up! Hope’s In need your help to convey their story and mission digitally, run social media accounts, and connect people with the cause.

To sign up, Click here.

Spring Creek Stewards has volunteer spots for help in the Preserve!

Volunteer needed to help restore the ecological health of Spring Creek Forest Preserve through workdays and to also promote the mission through social media of the Spring Creek Stewards.

Click here to sign up.

Also, last call for volunteers for these upcoming family-oriented March events:

Fandom Fest

Fandom Fest on Saturday March 4th at the Barrington Area Library is looking for greeters, photographers/videographers, line managers, and craft assistants to help make this community event a success.

Click here to register.

Shamrock Beer Run

Shelter Inc’s Shamrock Beer Run 5k on March 18th needs volunteers to help out at the Shelter table at the race’s turnaround point.

To sign up, Click here.

Please visit to learn more and find more opportunities to volunteer!

About the Barrington Area Volunteer Connection (BAVC)

Barrington Area Volunteer Connection (BAVC)‘s goal is to bring all 100+ Barrington area nonprofits, churches and service organizations in a free & easy to use database so that volunteers can easily find opportunities. The foundation of BAVC is a volunteer match platform called Get Connected which serves as a clearinghouse to bring together organizations, volunteers, and collaborators to match volunteer interests with nonprofits needing assistance. GetConnected also offers organizations optional features such as easy record keeping of volunteer hours, as well as mobile check in and shift reminders and other ways to communicate with volunteers. Learn more at Please also visit BAVC’s Facebook & Instagram pages!

* BAVC Photos by Bob Lee

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