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 of 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 over 100 elementary schoolchildren
  • Assembled 375 snack packs for Receiving Center backpacks
  • Sent 160 cards to homebound seniors
  • Labeled 470 books for the chapter’s R.E.A.D. program
  • Hosted four events at a local senior care facility
  • Donated $2,500 to the chapter’s Foster Youth Scholarship program
  • Donated over 100 new books to elementary schoolchildren

Fundraising

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

Teens and parents: Use the link below to download and view the Assisteens membership packet.

Assisteens Membership Packet

To become involved:

  • Teenagers interested in joining and their parents should download and review our membership packet.
  • 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 March/April, with dues payable by May 1. The membership campaign is closed after September 30.
  • Dues are $35 per year, plus $15 T-shirt fee.