Service Opportunities

There are many opportunities to give back. Below are just a few.

12th Step Volunteers

Bridging the Gap needs 12th Step volunteers. Presentation Teams and Volunteers make presentations to patients or inmates, or after the patient or inmate is released, usually 2 AA volunteers will accompany him/her to their first A.A. meeting on the outside. For information contact the B.T.G. via Central Office or come to the meeting the first Tuesday of every month, 7:30 p.m. at the Central Office

24 Hour Diverter Volunteers

Answer phone calls on your own phone when Central Office is closed, usually one 2 or 4 hour shift per month. Call Central Office at 475-5782.

Hospitals & Institutions

H&I needs men and women to carry the message to those who are confined. Meeting Secretaries/Coordinators needed at many types of institutions. Once a month commitment. Contact central office at (831) 475-5782 for H&I committee member information.

Intergroup Central Office

Central office is staffed by volunteers working 4-hour shifts once a week. Volunteers answer phones, sell literature, and perform simple office chores. Contact the Office Manager at (831) 475-5782 if interested.


This group needs volunteers to inform students, probation officers, doctors and others about what A.A. is and what A.A. is not. Servicing literature racks, making sure that drug court has a current list of open meetings or attending health fairs at schools or colleges. Committee meetings every 2nd Monday, 5 p.m. at Erik's Deli Café, 1664 Soquel Drive, Santa Cruz (across from Dominican Hospital). For more info, contact Mark D. by calling Central Office at 831-475-5782.

Santa Cruz County
24 Hour Phone

(831) 475-5782


March 3rd Birthday Speaker Meeting. Speaker Kathy Y. with 29 years from Livermore. Hosted by Early Morning Spiritual Group. 7pm at Mid County Senior Center. Join us for celebration, cake, and pick up your birthday chip!

March 7th Area Reps Elections at Intergroup Council meeting 7:30pm at Aptos Village Park. All are welcome in the spirit of service.

March 24, 2018 - I Am Responsible - Intergroup Play. 7pm at Santa Cruz High School. Volunteers are needed for set-up, ushers, ticket sales and more. This play will explore the journey of AA's world service structure and how it carries a message of hope to alcoholics. To volunteer or for more info, contact Maddie, Activities Chair, via Central Office at 831-475-5782 or Planning meetings 3rd and and 4th Tuesdays of the month at 8pm. See flyer attached. Buy tickets online at

Birthday Speaker Meeting planning committee needs new volunteers in the spirit of service rotation. Join meeting 4th Thursday of each month at 6pm at Ferrell's Donuts at 1403 Ocean St. For more info contact the Birthday Committee Chair, at

April 7th Birthday Speaker Meeting. Speaker Jim P. with 8 years from Monterey. Hosted by the Donut Meeting. 7pm at Mid County Senior Center. Join us for celebration, cake, and pick up your birthday chip!

Volunteers for Central Office shifts and 24 Hour Phone Line (Diverter) one-time alternates needed. Call Central Office at (831) 475-5782 to volunteer or for more info.

June Spring Fling volunteers are needed. Planning is currently taking place along with planning meetings for I Am Responsible Play on 3rd and 4th Tuesdays at 8pm. Contact Maddie via Central Office at 831-475-5782 or email for info.

H&I Business Meeting

Wednesday, February 28TH, 2018 at 7:00PM - Youth Room at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 420 Melrose Avenue in Santa Cruz.

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