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Membership & Auxiliaries

Chapter Membership:

23This group is for men and women who wish to volunteer their time during the weekday and attend a Thursday morning monthly meeting.  Dues are collected annually and each active member is expected to volunteer one day a month in the thrift shoppe. Assistance League Downey  is the chapter group and holds the National Assistance League membership from which the auxiliaries are an extension.  Assistance League Downey accepts membership applications year-round.  For more information or if you’d like an application you can:

  1. Download the chapter application and Obligations for Membership and mail it to the thrift shoppe to the attention of Membership Chairperson
  2. Stop by the thrift shoppe during hours of operation
  3. Contact us via email
  4. Call us at 562-869-0232.



20Assisteens® Membership:

Applications are available at the Second Tyme Around Thrift Shoppe during working hours. Please use the link to the Thrift Shoppe for information on address and hours.

For informational documents related to the Assisteens please refer to the following documents:

If you have any questions you can call 562-869-0232 and an Assisteens coordinator will get back to youAll applications must be mailed to the thrift shoppe and postmarked by March 31st to be considered for membership. General requirements information can be found on the Assisteen page.