Assisteens Auxiliary is a nonprofit, volunteer organization comprised of 60 teenagers in grades 7 through 12 who are interested in learning the value of volunteering, as well as developing leadership and organizational skills. Under the guidelines of the national organization and Assistance League Diablo Valley chapter, members select their own philanthropic programs and raise the funds necessary to implement them, while supporting many of the chapter’s programs and thrift shop. Assisteens Auxiliary has been part of the chapter since 1977 and puts caring and commitment into action.

Caring and Commitment in Action

  • Hosted two holiday parties for elementary schoolchildren
  • Provided snack packs and warmth packs for homeless teens
  • Sent note cards to homebound seniors
  • Labeled gift books for schoolchildren
  • Hosted four interactive events for seniors at a local care facility
  • Shopped for clothing for homeless youth
  • Assembled boxes of food for our chapter’s weekend food program


  • Assisteens Annual Fashion Show and Tea supports our philanthropic programs in Contra Costa County.
  • Assisteens staff every Saturday at the Assistance League Thrift Shop at the Way Side Inn and assist with seasonal changeover events.

The annual membership campaign begins in mid-May, and is closed after September 30, or upon reaching a maximum membership of 60.

  • Parents are required to attend an informational meeting.
  • Members are required to dedicate 35 hours of community service on Assisteens activities annually.
  • Meetings are held the second Tuesday evening of each month, except July and August.
  • Dues are $35 per year, plus $15 T-shirt fee.

Applications are being accepted now for the 2024-2025 Assisteens Class.  To apply or to learn more, please download the information packet with application.

Assisteens Member Information Packet and Application