Service - One Of The Three Legacies of AA
"Practical experience shows us that nothing will so much insure immunity from drinking as intensive work with other alcoholics." (Page 89 of Big Book)
As a service to our Michiana AA Community, we are providing this information to AA Members who would like to provide their services for various opportunities within our local community.
If you would like to volunteer or have any questions, please click on the email link next to the area of interest or contact use directly at 234-7007.
When filing out the email information, remember to provide your:
- First name
- Last initial only
- Telephone number
- Service interest area
Please allow for some time to process your request. Once your request is received your information will be provided to the person responsible for the service activity. That specific person will contact you directly.
|Central Service Office||Light office functions; schedule assembly; fill in when Mable is out; etc.||5 years of continuous sobriety and desire to help in the office.||CSO Office|
|AA Twelve Step Call List||AA members willing to make "12 Step" calls and/or visits to people who have contacted the CSO office for help.||1 year of continuous sobriety; transportation.||CSO Office|
|Car Rides||Availability to take newcomers to meetings. There are a considerable number of newcomers who have the need to obtain rides to meetings.||1 year of continuous sobriety; transportation. Men responsible for men, women responsible for women.||CSO Office|
|Correctional Facilities Meetings||There are opportunities for men and women to set-up and lead meetings within the correctional facilities in our area.||2 years of continuous sobriety;
A clean record is required at most facilities;
Background check may required.
|Spanish Meeting||AA members who are are interested in establishing a new Spanish meeting at St. Adalbert Church in South Bend.||1 year of continuous sobriety;
Ability to speak and read Spanish at conversational level;
|Public Information||Members of this committee provide accurate AA information to the public when requested. Committee members visit schools, businesses, and community meetings for this purpose. They also serve as resources for the local media.||2 years of continuous sobriety.||CSO Office|
|Professional Community||Members of this committee provide information to those who have contact with alcoholics through their profession. This includes health care professionals, educators, members of the clergy, lawyers, social workers, union leaders, industrial managers, as well as those working in field of alcoholism.||2 years of continuous sobriety.||CSO Office|
|Corrections||Members of this committee coordinate the work of individual AA members and groups who are interested in carrying our message of recovery to alcoholics behind the correctional systems, and to set up means of smoothing the way from the facility to the larger AA community through prerelease contracts.||2 years of continuous sobriety.||CSO Office|
|Treatment Facilities||Members of this committee coordinate the work of individual AA members and groups who are interested in carrying our message of recovery to alcoholics in treatment facilities, and to set of a means of "bridging the gap" from the facility to an AA group in the individual's community.||2 years of continuous sobriety.||CSO Office|
|INCYPAA||INCYPAA stands for the Indiana Conference of Young People in Alcoholics Anonymous. Members of this committee coordinate meetings, activities, and carry the message of AA to the local society "Youth" members. ICYPAA was originally founded for the purpose of providing a setting for an annual celebration of sobriety among young people in AA.||1 year of continuous sobriety;
"Youth" age range and ability to relate to young members in AA
|Special Events||Members of this committee plan, schedule, and deliver fun and entertaining social events for the local Michiana AA community.||1 year of continuous sobriety.||CSO Office|