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Service Vacancies

Last updated October 2018

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Telephones Liaison Officer

Responsibility for telephone services begins with intergroups; however in some areas it has been agreed to devolve this responsibility to regions. Officers within the structure are intergroup Telephone Liaison Officer (TLO); region TLO; Telephone Committee and the GSB member with responsibility for Telephone Service An established period of sobriety (ideally not less than three years) and a thorough knowledge of the AA Service Handbook for Great Britain are necessary before accepting this role. Willingness to commit to three years service.

Health Liaison Officer

Intergroups and regions are responsible for the appointment of an HLO who ideally should work as a member of the local AA combined services or other appropriate committee. The HLO establishes contact and maintains communication with healthcare professionals, and reports back to intergroup and/or region. National Health Areas may not coincide with region or intergroup areas and it is important to identify where these differences occur  The emphasis on hospital based treatment for patients with alcohol problems has shifted to community based initiatives Healthcare is no longer the sole province of the health service; depending on the area, healthcare may also include the local authority social services departments and private sector care providers  Familiarity with the local area and a thorough knowledge of The AA Service and Structure Handbooks for Great Britain are vital to the role of HLO

Young Persons Liaison Officer

It is through the regional assembly that the Regional Liaison Officer is elected, ideally though not essentially being a member with some experience at intergroup level. It is recommended that the officer should have at least three years continuous sobriety at the time of election and that the officer should serve for a maximum of three years and be confirmed in post annually. The officer should have come into AA at the age of 30 or younger. 

Employment Liaison Officer

The responsibility of RELOs is to carry the AA message to employers within their local area supported by intergroup and region and a PI/Service Committee if one exists. Employment specifically concerns any organisation employing or serving staff companies, trade unions and associations, government departments and/or related agencies. An established period of sobriety (ideally not less than three years) and a thorough knowledge of the AA Service Handbook for Great Britain are necessary before accepting this role. Willingness to commit to three years service and the ability to deal with a wide range of professional people and talk about AA when invited to do so, are also qualities that have proven to be desirable.


This listing will be updated after publication of next Region Minutes