We are Assistance League of Eugene

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Who We Are

Assistance League of Eugene is an all-volunteer, nonprofit organization comprised of multi-talented community members working together to fulfill its mission. We are dedicated to improving the lives of Lane County residents through hands-on programs.

  • Membership is open to those who wish to be of service to our community and have the time, creativity and passion to volunteer. The joy of giving is expressed through unique programs chosen to meet the specific needs of our community.
  • Join the 200+ volunteers in Assistance League of Eugene. Choose from the philanthropic programs and committees that would interest you and benefit from your special skills.
  • Join a community of caring individuals to make a difference in your community by sharing your enthusiasm while extending a helping hand and making new friendships that will last a lifetime.
  • If you are interested in becoming a member, contact Assistance League of Eugene at the following number: 541-485-3721 or by clicking on the Volunteer With Us button below and request that an application be sent to you.
  • Prospective new members and community volunteers will be provided with an orientation about the organization.

We are located at 1149 Willamette Street in midtown Eugene. Our hours are Tuesday-Saturday from 12 noon-4 pm.

Membership Levels and Requirements

All members may vote and dues are $80 per year (except community volunteers).

Active Members

Active members shall:

  • Attend chapter meetings as required
  • Be responsible for twelve (12) shifts  per year at the Thrift Shop
  • Be an active participant on at least one committee
  • Participate in the Operation School Bell Program
  • Have the privilege of serving on the Board in any capacity or in any leacdership role


Sustaining Members

  • Have completed a minimum of 8 years as an active member of the  chapter
  • Have applied for and granted this membership category by the board
  • Upon written request be reinstated as an active member
  • Have the privilege of serving in a leadership role, and may serve as an officer if reinstated as an active member
  • Are encouraged to volunteer to fill Thrift Shop shifts or work on shop projects; volunteer for Operation School Bell; participate on at least one committee; and attend regular monthly meetings

Supporting Members

Supporting members are encouraged to:

  • Attend regular monthly chapter meetings whenever possible
  • Volunteer in the Thrift Shop whenever possible
  • Participate in at least one committee when possible
  • Have the privilege of serving in a leadership role, but may not serve as an officer
  • Members in this category shall not exceed fifty percent (50%) of the total membership. 

Community Volunteers

  • Volunteers for specific tasks or functions such as social media monitor and other activities
  • Is not required to meet requirements of general membership such as working in shop or dues
  • Works with a member who will provide task guidance
  • Shall attend an orientation to understand our organization and insurance coverage.