Volunteer Opportunity - Join Us!

Join an incredible group of member volunteers who are dedicated to making a difference in their community. You can make a lasting positive impact on young lives with our volunteer opportunity. Together, we empower the next generation to thrive.

We have supported children in Capistrano Valley and Camp Pendleton Marine Corps Base for over 40 years.  Learn more about our programs here.

We are proud to have earned the prestigious Candid Platinum Seal of Transparency, the highest level awarded! Transparency is the cornerstone of trust, and we’re committed to keeping you informed every step of the way. Click here to view the Nonprofit Report on Assistance League of Capistrano Valley provided by GuideStar Exchange.

Our auxiliary “Assisteens of Capistrano Valley” consists of teens in grades 8-12 that are dedicated to community service.

With our volunteer opportunity, you will enjoy the benefits and rewards of:

  • An opportunity to make a difference within your own community.

  • Becoming aware of issues in your community and learning about resources to effectively address them.

  • Knowing that your efforts can have a profound and lasting effect on the life of someone you’ve never met.

  • Being part of a team who believes that their participation in these programs can help make the world a better place.

  • Making friendships that will last a lifetime by working together on programs that benefit others

  • Discovering in yourself a never-ending capacity for generosity.

  • Experiencing the wellspring of emotion as you experience a smile of thanks or words of appreciation

  • Developing and using leadership skills and talents you never knew you possessed and the self-confidence you gain with each success.

Membership Levels and Requirements


Members shall have a minimum of eighteen (18) staffing obligations per year, to include:

  • Work one to two shifts per month in the thrift shop during the week

  • Staff Operation School Bell® a minimum of once a year

  • Staff and support the annual fundraiser

  • Pay annual dues of $100

Professional Voting:

  • Are employed a minimum of twenty (20) hours per week, is a student taking a minimum of eight (8) credit hours per semester, or are a caregiver to a family member

  • Work one (1) shift per month in the thrift shop on a Saturday

  • Pay annual dues of $100

Membership Applications

Membership applications are accepted at any time.  Each new member receives an orientation, thrift store training and is assigned a mentor.  We invite you to contact our membership chair at:

(949) 338-1888

Or submit the online application below:

Assistance League of Capistrano Valley New Member Application

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