According to my observance, I found the following words:

  1. Helper, one who helps others.

  2. Assistant, one who assists others.

Are these okay, or should I need other words?

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It's called an Acolyte

one who attends or assists a leader : follower

Usage examples:

  • The duties of the acolyte, as given in the Roman Pontifical, are identical with those mentioned in the Statuta Ecclesiae Antigua of Arles: "It is the duty of acolytes to carry the candlesticks, to light the lamps of the church, to administer wine and water for the Eucharist."

  • The office of acolyte may have been suggested by the attendant assigned to heathen priests.

  • "Acolyte" originally had a purely religious connotation, and its use in a secular context has been somewhat metaphorical. As a native speaker I wouldn't use it unless I was wanting to give a sense of "loyal, dutiful, unquestioning servant". To call a deputy chairperson the "acolyte" of the chairperson could either be a huge compliment or (more likely) a gross insult. – Chappo Jul 23 '18 at 3:28
  • In the military, especially in the naval services, the Captain's chief assistant is the "XO", or Executive Officer, who is second in command. – tautophile Jul 23 '18 at 3:52

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