What is Assisteens?
Assisteens is the youth auxiliary of Assistance League chapters. Assisteens Auxiliaries have been a part of Assistance League chapters since 1959. Currently, 44 Assisteens units provide volunteer service and leadership opportunities for students in grades 7 through 12 or age equivalent..
Each Assistance League chapter is autonomous, tailoring its programs to its local communities. The associated Assisteens unit is unique as well, establishing programs and events to fit local needs and resources. A variety of service and leadership opportunities are available to members with opportunities to grow and find purpose.
- Develops community responsibility, self-reliance, personal responsibility, poise, public speaking and leadership skills
- Provides volunteer experience for college application requirements and resumes
- Instills spirit of volunteerism and rewards of experience
- Offers opportunity to be contributing members of the community and increases community knowledge
- Establishes membership in a national nonprofit organization
- Meets high school requirements for community service
- Presents the opportunity to be part of a new group of diverse friends from different high schools in Placer County