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During the covid-19 crisis, BMAV has moved all of our programming to virtual meetings. We are open for requests for groceries and other needs from Full Service members. Please check our calendar for details or reach out to info@bmavillage.org with questions.
HomeLearn about Volunteering

Become a volunteer, get to know your neighbors, and help grow our community!

     We are delighted that you are interested in volunteering. Volunteers can become service providers for our members and choose to help with:

•    rides to local appointments and events,
•    friendly check-ins (phone calls and/or visits),
•    absent owner services (such as watering plants or picking up packages),
•    light home maintenance tasks (like getting on ladders to change lightbulbs or lifting items), or
•    limited technical assistance for computers and other devices (whatever you are familiar with).
 
     Volunteering is a wonderful way to contribute to your community.  It is not necessary to be a member or be over 50 years old to volunteer. We encourage members and nonmembers to include their younger family members, over age 18, and acquaintances in our volunteering activities.  Residents of areas outside BMAV boundaries may apply to serve BMAV members as volunteer service providers.
 
      You can choose how and when you want to volunteer by responding only to those requests that are of interest or fit your schedule.   

      Out of respect for our members, in order to become a volunteer service provider you must first be vetted and undergo a background check. Please see our vetting requirements and volunteer application form here:

     Our members also have many other ways to volunteer with BMAV:
                  
Join a committee - help with programs, fundraising, finance, membership or volunteer outreach
Take photos or videos at our events
Draft event write-ups or newsletter articles
Help with graphic design or layout for communications                     
Host a small group meetup in my home
Host a larger event
Plan village events
Organize a book club or other Shared Interest Group                                      
Solicit local merchants for donations           
Serve as liaison with my block or building
Identify and recruit new members  
Speak on an area of my expertise

And many more

      Please contact us to let us know what interests you!  Just email us at info@bmavillage.org or call 240-630-2628 and we will get you all the info you need.