SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES

Discover new service opportunities that will excite you,

and help carry the message to the still suffering alcoholic.

General Service opportunities exist at various levels of Alcoholics Anonymous such as:

Group General Service Related Positions

  • Group General Service Representative

  • Alternate Group General Service Representative

  • Group Archives Representative

  • Group Bridging the Gap Representative

  • Group Cooperation with the Professional Community Representative

  • Group Grapevine Representative

  • Group Public Information Representative

  • Group Literature Representative

  • Group Treatment Facilities / Corrections Representative

Representatives sit on their respective District Service Committee and Area 13 Service Committee equivalents and are encouraged to attend their meetings

More positions can be found on page 19 of the A.A. Group Pamphlet

District Service Positions

District Bridging the Gap Committee

Coordinates local activities to help connect alcoholics leaving treatment and incarceration with temporary A.A. members

  • District Bridging the Gap Committee Chair

  • Alternate District Bridging the Gap Committee Chair

  • District Bridging the Gap Committee Volunteer -  Includes local Group Bridging the Gap Representatives, or Group Treatment and Corrections Representatives, and/or local Group Hospital and Institutions Liaisons

District Cooperation with the Professional Community (CPC) Committee

Coordinates local activities to educate professionals about A.A. who may refer their patients, clients, parishioners or employees to A.A.

  • District Cooperation with the Professional Community (CPC) Committee Chair

  • Alternate District Cooperation with the Professional Community (CPC) Committee Chair

  • District Cooperation with the Professional Community (CPC) Committee Volunteer - Includes local Group Cooperation with Professional Community Representatives

District Grapevine Committee

Helps increase number of Grapevine Representatives, encourages Groups to participate in The Carry Message Program, makes local Grapevine Representatives aware of new Grapevine Publications, hosts local Grapevine Workshops, coordinates local Grapevine initiatives with Area Grapevine Committee

  • District Grapevine Committee Chair

  • Alternate District Grapevine Committee Chair

  • District Grapevine Committee Volunteer - Includes local Group Grapevine Representatives

District Public Information (PI) Committee

Coordinates local activities to create awareness and educate the general public about the A.A. program  

  • District Public Information (PI) Committee Chair

  • Alternate District Public Information (PI) Committee Chair

  • District Public Information (PI) Committee Volunteers - Includes local Group Public Information Representatives

District Events / Workshops Committee

Helps organize local District workshops (e.g. Safety in A.A., Practicing the Principles in Relationships, Traditions Workshops, etc) or unity building events (e.g. District Picnic, A.A. Movie Night, District A.A. Service Manual Musical) as a service to local groups

  • District Events Committee Chair

  • District Events Committee Volunteers 

District Newsletter Committee

Publishes local District newsletter, passes around newsletter sign up forms at groups and local group and District events, keeps and maintains list of newsletter subscribers

  • District Newsletter Editor

  • District Newsletter Volunteers

District Website / Technology Committee

Responsible for maintaining District Website and helps the District use different technologies were warranted to improve how the District carries the message and communicates with local groups 

  • District Web Master

  • District Website / Technology Committee Volunteers

District Officers

  • District Secretary

  • District Treasurer

  • District Committee Member (DCM)

Alternate District Committee Member (Alternate DCM)

Any A.A. member may attend any District Meeting, or any District Service Committee Meeting. Any A.A. member may vote in a District Service Committee Meeting.

Area 13 (Washington Area General Service Assembly) Service Positions

Liaisons

  • Area Intergroup Liaison

  • Area Hispanic Intergroup Liaisons

Area Archives Committee

  • Area Archives Committee Chair

  • Alternate Area Archives Committee Chair

  • Area Archives Committee Volunteers

Area Bridging the Gap Committee

  • Area Bridging the Gap Committee

  • Alternate Area Bridging the Gap Committee Chair

  • Area Bridging the Gap County Coordinator

  • Area Bridging the Gap Committee - Facility Presenter

  • Area Bridging the Gap Committee - Temporary A.A. Contacts

  • Area Bridging the Gap Committee - Volunteers

Area Budget & Finance Committee

  • Area Budget & Finance Committee

  • Alternate Area Budget & Finance Committee Chair

  • Area Budget & Finance Committee Volunteers

Area Cooperating with the Professional Community (CPC) Committee

  • Area Cooperating with the Professional Community Chair

  • Alternate Area Cooperating with the Professional Community (CPC) Committee Chair

  • Area Cooperating with the Professional Community (CPC) Committee Volunteers

Area Grapevine Committee

  • Area Grapevine Committee Chair

  • Alternate Grapevine Committee Chair

  • Area Grapevine Committee Volunteers

Area Public Information (PI) Committee

  • Area Public Information Committee Chair

  • Alternate Public Information (PI) Committee Chair

  • Area Public Information (PI) Committee Volunteers

Area Website Committee

  • Area Website Committee Chair

  • Alternate Website Committee Chair

  • Area Website Committee Volunteers

Area 13 Officers

  • Area Chair

  • Area Delegate

  • Area Alternate Delegate

  • Area Registrar

  • Area Secretary

  • Area Treasurer

NOTES:

  • (1) All positions are for two (2) years

  • (2) Any A.A. whose home group is in Area 13 may make motions.

  • (3) Any A.A. member may attend any Area Assembly, Area Committee Meeting, or any Area Service Committee Meeting. A.A. members may participate, vote, create motions in, and move to amend motions in any Area 13 Area Service Committee Meeting.

  • (4) Only Area Committee Members (Area Service Committee Chairs, and Area Officers) may vote in Area Committee Meetings. Only Group General Service Representatives and Area Committee Members may vote in the business session of an Area Assembly.