Purpose: “Promote the American Legion Auxiliary’s visibility within our localities through our commitment to community, state and nation. By being visible in our localities, the Community Service Program demonstrates who we are, what we are, what we do and why we manner.” National POA
What can you do?
Become visible in your community by working with other organizations on service projects
Increase awareness of the American Legion Auxiliary’s local efforts to support our veterans, military and their families and the community.
Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)
Community Service committees are impelled to work in cooperation with National Security committees in scheduling one Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Train. This training course readies Auxiliary members to function as an a resource for emergency management. Citizens can be certified and trained in such groups as Neighborhood Watch associations. For more information about CERT, please click here.
Other Community Service Programs and Activities
Serving Communities and make a Difference– Auxiliary Units are asked to partner with other organizations. Identifying and addressing the needs of their communities to make a difference in their own “backyards.” Promote Community Involvement– by reaching out to the communities, Auxiliary Units are a positive influence. They also bring awareness to the American Legion Auxiliary and our programs and activities. This allows the population to understand who we are and what we do.