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
Assisteens Annual Fashion Show and Tea supports our philanthropic programs in Contra Costa County.
Membership is closed for the 2020-2021 school year. We accept applications from mid-April to September 30 each year. Please check back in April 2021 when we will have applications ready for download.
To become involved:
The annual membership campaign begins in April, and is closed after September 30.
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.