BAVC Calls Out to Volunteers during National Volunteer Month!

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April is National Volunteer Month and Barrington Area Volunteer Connection (BAVC) invites residents to join our platform and get involved in our community!

With BAVC, it’s an easy & efficient way to get started volunteering or to add something new to your current volunteering roles. Barrington Area Volunteer Connection’s platform helps you identify you interests and your skills and allows you to match it with your availability all at one time.

In addition, this month BAVC & the Library are collaborating on an community event:

Volunteer Connection LIVE

Saturday, April 13, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Barrington Area Library

This is an easy way to both adults and teens to meet in person with nonprofit organizations & learn about the non-profits resources and their volunteer opportunities.

Residents can also go on the BAVC platform and find many upcoming opportunities such as:

Barrington Area Rotary Club – Highway Cleanup

Saturday April 6 pm at 1:00 pm

Help beautify our streets! For volunteers in 8th grade or older – please meet at Makray Golf Course Parking Lot. (Wear clothes suitable to the weather and gloves. The Rotary will provide safety vests and bags.)

Click here for details.

Volunteers for CFC’s 2024 Plant Sale!

April 30th – May 5th

Citizens for Conservation (CFC) in Barrington has multiple opportunities for their upcoming annual plant sale in early May. Volunteers are needed to assist prior to the event with pre-sales and set up and also during the event helping customers with their orders as well as selecting plants. This is a great opportunity for those who enjoy being outdoors, and plants! Please click below to view all the opportunities – volunteers are invited to sign up for multiple shifts or jobs.

Click here to learn more.

Wings Program Mother’s Day 5k

Sunday, May 12th

Volunteers are needed to help the upcoming WINGS 5k Race in Barrington Opportunities to assist with registration, post-race registration/food, as course Marshals, and at the Water Stations. The WINGS Program, Inc. provides housing, integrated services, education and advocacy to their participants to end domestic violence.

Find more information by clicking here.

Barrington Area Volunteer Connection (BAVC) was created to help nonprofits succeed and benefit the community by connecting nonprofits with each other and to volunteers via BAVC’s free & easy to use platform! To learn more about how you can get involved either as a nonprofit or as a volunteer, please visit

More 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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