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I am responsible
when anyone anywhere reaches out for help  
I want the hand of aa always to be there 
and for that  
 I am responsible 

- chat now: carry the message online to the still suffering alcoholic, contact ecomm.lnnorth@aamail.org
- online response team: answering AA's email queries - for more information ORTadmin@alcoholics-anonymous.org.uk 
- home responder  contact charlotte h 12step.lnnorth@aamail.org
Muswell Hill Thursday and Finchley Recovery 2000 have vacancies for GSRs 
- our twelfth step - carrying the message - is the basic service of aa. It is our principle aim and the main reason for our existence. aa is a society of alcoholics in action. We pledge to carry the message to the alcoholic who still suffers. If you, a sponsee, or someone you know, might be interested in pursuing this rewarding aspect of recovery then you are welcome to come along to our next intergroup meeting to ask questions and to learn more. Ask your gsr for more information or email alan mecomm.lnnorth@aamail.org
intergroup vacancies:  We have a vacancy for a literature liaison officer Please come along to our next meeting if you would like to take up this position or if you would like to learn more about what is involved
- vacancies at London Region North - probation liaison officer 
- write an article for share magazine talk to alan m ecomm.lnnorth@aamail.org
- home responder and 12 step service positions: we are looking for more home responders as well as additional people to make 12 step calls. We receive about a dozen calls each month and we are keen to ensure there is always somebody available to help. If you are interested in these positions, or know someone who might be interested, then please email charlotte h: 12step.lnnorth@aamail.org for a job description or come along to our next intergroup meeting.
- service in prisons: we need more members to act as secretary or to give chairs at Pentonville prison. The more volunteers we have the more meetings we can run. This provides more help to the suffering alcoholic. We also need people to write to recovering alcoholics in prison. Please contact alan mecomm.lnnorth@aamail.org if you would like to help or if you would like more information
- telephone service: a training session for telephone service is held at 1930 on the first Monday of each month at the Southern service office. Please come along if you would like to learn how telephone service works and you have at least one year's continuous sobriety
- the telephone office needs more volunteers.  If you are already trained and would like to volunteer for a shift please contact the Southern service office. There is a particular need for people to cover our weekday shifts, 1000 - 1400 and 1400 - 1800. Can you spare a few hours once a week or once a month? 

Armed Services Liaison Officer
An Armed Services Liaison Officer is responsible for establishing local links with the Royal Navy, the Army, the Royal Air Force and any other organisation that is connected with the Armed Services.

These trusted servants should have an established period of sobriety, ideally not less than two years, and a good working knowledge of the AA Service Handbook. It is recommended that they should serve for not less than two years and not more than three years.

It is through the intergroup assembly that the intergroup ASLO is elected and to which he/she subsequently reports. An important task of the Armed Services Liaison Officer (as with all other trusted servants) is to keep intergroup informed of events on a regular basis.

It often takes a long time to establish a good working relationship between AA and the Armed Services. In order therefore to safeguard progress to date and ensure continuity should another member need to take responsibility at short notice, it is good practice for the intergroup Public Information Officer to have access to all relevant Armed Services material, contacts and details of forthcoming presentations.

I am responsible

when anyone anywhere reaches out for help 

I want the hand of aa always to be there 

and for that 

I am responsible