TEENS WHO MAKE A DIFFERENCE

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 100 elementary schoolchildren
  • Assembled 381 snack packs for Receiving Center backpacks
  • Sent 126 cards to homebound seniors
  • Labeled 480 books for the chapter’s R.E.A.D. program
  • Hosted four events at a local senior care facility
  • Donated $3,800 to the chapter’s Foster Youth Scholarship and Community College Scholarship programs
  • Donated 100 new books to elementary schoolchildren
  • Shopped for clothing for 20 homeless youth

Fundraising

Assisteens Annual Fashion Show and Tea supports our philanthropic programs in Contra Costa County.

Recruitment for the 2020-2021 School Year

We are accepting applications or the 2020-2021 school year.  Use the link below to view and print our information packet containing the application.  The Membership Information Packet will open in a browser tab.  From there at the top use the printer icon to print the packet, or click the download icon to save it to your computer.  [If you have any problems with getting the packet, please contact us at info@aldiablovalley.org]. Complete the application, enclose your check, and mail or bring it to:

Assistance League Diablo Valley
2711 Buena Vista Blvd.
Walnut Creek CA 94597
Attention: Assisteens Application

Click here to view, download and or print the 2020-2021 Membership Information Packet

To become involved:

  • New Assisteens are assigned a mentor while learning about the organization.
  • 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.
  • The annual membership campaign begins in April. The membership campaign is closed after September 30.
  • Dues are $35 per year, plus $15 T-shirt fee.

For More Information: Assisteens Fact Sheet