Electronic Communications South Midlands
This page is intended to be helpful to Intergroup ECLOs and Region Officers.
Note: Further information can be found on the Electronic Communications section of the AA Website under Member>Service>Disciplines.and the Electronic Communications Sub-Committee section in Members>Service>Vacancies
To request new email addresses, or for technical help please contact the Helpdesk on
http://www.alcoholics-anonymous.org.uk/Members/Service/Helpdesk and select Application for an AA email address in the menu.
GuidelinesThe Electronic Communications guidelines are being updated at conference this year.
Online Response Service (Email Responder)
The Online Response Service (ORS) has been running for a number of years. The main purpose of the ORS Help Desk is to put the still suffering alcoholic in touch with the AA Telephone Service or an AA Group and provide them with information about AA and the 12 Step Programme along with an AA starter pack.
Two years continuous sobriety is recommended as well as a good understanding of the AA Programme, 12 Step work, the Traditions and Guidelines. Applications will need to be sponsored by their Intergroup or Region.ORS Job description
Chat Now Service (Responder)
The Chat Now Service was established by Conference 2016. Its aim is to allow users of our website (particularly newcomers) interactive contact with a member of the Fellowship for information.
It requires a team of volunteers who will work shifts of approximately two hours duration. Training will be given, and responders will be expected to make themselves available online throughout each shift.
Two years continuous sobriety is recommended as well as a good understanding of the AA Programme, 12 Step work, the Traditions and Guidelines. Applications will need to be sponsored by their Intergroup or Region.If you would like to apply to be a Chat Now Responder, please read the job description and download the application form.
Online Confidential Directory
This directory is for use by the Liaison Officers who are listed within it ONLY.
You can access it by clicking here.