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 1st Monday, 6-7 p.m. at Dominican Hospital Education Building (behind the hospital), upstairs in Room E. Contact Gary S. at (831) 420-7172.

Santa Cruz County
24 Hour Phone

(831) 475-5782


Starting Dec 3rd, the Birthday Speaker Meeting will move to Mid County Senior Center and be held on the 1st Saturday of each month. The planning group for dance party after Birthday Speaker meeting are posted on Calendar of Events. There will be no November Birthday Speaker Meeting.

Ben Lomond Fellowship Halloween Dance - October 29tth, 8:00PM - Midnight at the Ben Lomond Fellowship, 9636 Hwy 9, Ben Lomond [DOWNLOAD FLYER]

Santa Cruz Fellowship Halloween Dance - October 29tth, 8:00PM - Midnight at the Santa Cruz Fellowship, 412 Front Street, Santa Cruz

Watsonville Fellowship Halloween Dance - October 29tth, 6:15PM - 11:00PM at the First United Methodist Church, 229 Standford St., Watsonville [DOWNLOAD FLYER]

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