Enabling Easy Connections for
Volunteers and Nonprofit Organizations
in the 60010 Area

The Barrington Volunteer Connection (BAVC) is a single, shared space for local nonprofits, volunteers, partners, and collaborators. Our mission is to promote, recruit volunteers and connect individuals in the community.

Recently launched, BAVC was developed via a partnership between Barrington Area Development Council and the Barrington Area Library. BAVC’s goal is to bring all 100+ Barrington area nonprofits, churches and service organizations in one searchable database so that volunteers can easily find opportunities.

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The foundation of BAVC is a volunteer match platform called GetConnected which serves as a clearinghouse to bring together nonprofits, volunteers, and collaborators to match volunteer interests with organizations needing assistance.

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GetConnected also offers organizations optional features such as easy record keeping of volunteer hours, mobile check in and shift reminders and other ways to communicate with volunteers.

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Barrington Area Volunteer Connection believes that we can benefit the Barrington Community by:

  • Increasing awareness of the nonprofit to the community and how they can help residents
  • Reaching a larger audience to identify and recruit volunteers
  • Building relationships with others in the nonprofit community
  • Aiding organizations seeking board development or new staff members
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