Service

Service is an important part of recovery, it can help keep you sober. There are a number of great ways to get into service in our area. For the dates, times, and locations of our various Service Committees, including those not listed here, please see our Calendar.

Intergroup and Central Office Service

  • Outreach Volunteers
    Intergroup’s liaison with groups and meetings
    Sobriety requirement: one year
    Term: open, but at least one year
    Meets 1st Wednesday each month at 6:45PM
  • Zoom Meeting ID:  945 540 7551
  • Diverter Volunteers
    Providing after-hours phone coverage
    Sobriety requirement: one year
    Term: open, but at least one year
    Meets 3rd Saturday each month at 10:00AM
  • Zoom Meeting ID: 172 445 181 Password: 019237
  • 12 Step Volunteers
    Phone and visitation contact with callers in need
    Sobriety requirement: one year
    Term: open, but at least one year
    Meets 3rd Saturday each month at 10:00AM
  • Zoom Meeting ID: 172 445 181 Password: 019237
  • Daytime Office Phone Volunteers
    Takes all incoming calls to Hotline
    Sobriety requirement: two years
    Term: open, but at least one year
  • Newsletter Volunteer
    Help prepare our monthly newsletter
    Sobriety requirement: two years
    Term: two years preferred
  • Activities Committee
    Organize many great activities
    Sobriety requirement: 2 years
    Term: 2 years
  • Technology Committee
    To make sure we all get the word
    Sobriety requirement: one year for the chair, but membership is open to all.
    Term: open, but at least one year
  • Website Committee
    Help with current and future website needs
    Sobriety requirement: one year for the chair, but membership is open to all.
  • Home Group Service

In addition to the regular group positions of Meeting Secretary, Treasurer, Literature Coordinator, and Clean-Up, there are several positions that help integrate your group with the larger service structure.

  • Intergroup Representative (IGR)
    Represents the group at the Intergroup meetings and reports to the group
    Sobriety requirement: varies, usually one or two years
    Term: two years
    Meets 1st Wednesday each month at 7:30PM (New IGR’s 6:30PM)
  • Zoom Meeting ID:  976 2387 0155
  • General Service Representative (GSR)
    Represents the group at District meetings and reports to the group
    Sobriety requirement: varies, usually one or two years
    Term: two years
    District 04 meets every 2nd Wednesday at 7:30PM
    First Methodist Church of Sunnyvale,  535 Old San Francisco Road, Sunnyvale, 94086
    District 40 meets every 3rd Tuesday at 7:00PM
  • Zoom Meeting ID:
  • PI/CPC Committee Representative
    Our information voice to the general public and professionals
    Sobriety requirement: two years
    Term: open, but at least one year
    Meets every 1st Sunday at 6:00PM
  • Zoom Meeting ID: 8401 2847 4194  Password: 1935

H&I Committee Representative
Carrying the message to those confined to correctional and mental health facilities
Sobriety requirement: two years
Term: two years
Meets every 4th Tuesday at 7:00PM

First Congregational Church 1980 Hamilton Ave San Jose

  • BTG Committee Representative
    Helping alcoholics just released from hospitals, treatment centers or correctional facilities transition to A.A. in their local community
    Sobriety Requirement: varies by position
    Term: 2 years
    Meets every 3rd Monday at 7:00PM
  • Grapevine Representative
    Provides the Grapevine for the group and advises on items available from Grapevine
    Sobriety requirement: one year
    Term: one or two years