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Roundabout Sub-committee

VACANCIES FOR ROUNDABOUT SUB-COMMITTEE

New & Challenging Service Position


The Subcommittee of the Roundabout magazine invites applicants from all Regions of Scotland to join the Editorial Team in this new and challenging role of Link Liaison Officer for a service period of four years. If you consider you have experience and enjoy creating a new challenging service position the Editorial Team will work closely with and support and guide the successful applicant.

If you meet the Role requirements, have the time to commit to this service position and a willingness to learn then please complete a Nomination Form [link below}

 ROLE REQUIREMENTS

  •         A minimum of five years continuous sobriety
  •         A good standard of English literacy
  •         A basic working knowledge of computer technology
  •         A desire and ability to work as part of a team
  •         Service as a Roundabout Liaison Officer at Group, Intergroup or Regional level would be advantageous
  •         Flexibility to adapt and assist with other roles within the Editorial Team, as appropriate, and delegated by the Editor

ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • The Link Liaison Officer will provide support to the Editorial Team by establishing, and maintaining regular contact with the Intergroup and Regional Roundabout Liaison Officers
  • Regularly review the Roundabout Magazine web pages and liaise with the Editor and Trustee to effect changes
  • Liaise with the Secretary of the Roundabout Subcommittee to maintain and update the contact database of Intergroup and Regional Roundabout Liaison Officers
  • Liaise with the Editorial Team to ensure that they are appraised of the feedback from the Fellowship
  • Liaise with the Trustee to maintain and implement the AA Safeguarding policy within the Roundabout Subcommittee 
  • Present a brief report to each Roundabout Subcommittee meeting
  • Have a working knowledge of Alcoholics Anonymous' s  12 steps, 12 Traditions, 12 Concepts for World Service and AAGB's Structure and Service Guidelines along with Conference Approved Literature  {All relevant Literature will be provided}

Current nomination forms can be accessed and downloaded from the Roundabout vacancy page or document library of the AA-GB Website or by contacting admin.nothernserviceoffice@gsogb.org.uk or phone 0141 226 2214.  Applications should be forwarded by email to Jenny.Pryke@gsogb.org.uk or posted to Jenny Pryke at The General Service Office of Alcoholics Anonymous, (Great Britain) Limited, PO Box 1, 10 Toft Green, York, YO1 7NJ

 The closing date for applications is 9th APRIL 2021

If you are interested in becoming a Link Liaison Officer and joining the Editorial team and would like to discuss this new service position further, in the first instance, please contact the Roundabout Trustee at trustee.highlandsregion@gsogb.org.uk 

Terri S. Trustee

Proof Readers


The Roundabout Subcommittee of the Scottish Roundabout magazine invites applicants from all Regions of Scotland to join the Editorial Team as Proof Readers for a service period of four years. There are currently two vacancies.

ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES

As a Proof Reader your primary duties will be to read the articles sent to Roundabout magazine by the Fellowship, to ensure that they meet the criteria for publication including:

An ability to read with scrutiny each article submitted, to ascertain that it is appropriate and relevant

Edit the articles to a manageable length for publication

Have an understanding of the AA Steps, Tradition, Concepts, and Guidelines along with an awareness of Conference approved literature {relevant Literature packs will be provided}

ROLE REQUIREMENTS

A minimum of five years continuous sobriety

A high standard of English literacy

A proficiency in computer technology

A desire and ability to work as part of a team

Service as a Roundabout Liaison Officer at Group, Intergroup or Regional level would be advantageous

Have an ability to amend any grammatical or spelling errors

Flexibility to adapt and assist with other roles within the Editorial Team, as appropriate, and delegated by the Editor

Applications should be endorsed by an Intergroup or Regional Executive member or a current serving Liaison Officer and should be accompanied by a letter of support.  Current application forms can be accessed and downloaded from the Roundabout vacancy page or document library  of the AA Website or by contacting admin.nothernserviceoffice@gsogb.org.uk or phoning 0141 226 2214

Applications should be forwarded by email to Jenny.Pryke@gsogb.org.uk or posted to Jenny Pryke at The General Service Office of Alcoholics Anonymous, (Great Britain) Limited, PO Box 1, 10 Toft Green, York, YO1 7NJ

 The closing date for applications is 9th APRIL 2021

 If you are interested in becoming a proof reader and joining the Roundabout Subcommittee Editorial team and would like to discuss it further, in the first instance, please contact the Roundabout Trustee at trustee.highlandsregion@gsogb.org.uk  

Terri S Trustee  

You can download a form here.  It may also be returned to the postal or email address on the main vacancies page.