Our Mission

The mission of the Barrington Area Volunteer Connection is to foster connections between Barrington area nonprofits and local volunteers for the benefit of the individuals, the organizations, and the greater community.

We will accomplish our mission by:

  • Providing a searchable online matching system calibrated to the needs and offerings of the Barrington Area nonprofits and the interests of the volunteers.
  • Offering practical leadership & volunteer training through our community leaders.
  • Facilitating myriad connections between organization and individuals, amongst organizations, and within the Barrington Area Community

BAVC is unique in that our focus on the nonprofits that impact the greater Barrington Area and helping connect our local residents to those organizations. Additionally our Ambassadors will help guide volunteers and nonprofits to find their perfect match.


The Importance of Volunteering

Did you know that research shows that volunteering can improve your quality of life?

In addition to helping support your community and those in need, volunteering can provides benefits to you directly. Research has shown that volunteering can increase your energy and feeling of well being, decrease anxiety and depression, and make you feel calmer. So, register today to become part of BAVC!

BAVC Committee

Bob Lee

Sam Adams-Lanham

Diane Kerekes

Steve Raseman

Kate Himes

Frank McGovern

Cyndi Zurawski

Shefali Bhuva

Sam Oliver

Annmarie Crowley

Diane Decraene

Thelma Condon

Suzy Mogler

Lauren Berkowitz Klauer

Corrine Groble

Corrine Groble

Sue Hyde

Penny Kazmier

Mike Campagna

Maureen Roberts- Signature Graphic Design

Maureen Roberts