Service Opportunities

Service positions are available at every service level, including the group or local level, and the regional, national or international level.  We invite you to familiarize yourself with the S-Anon/S-Ateen Service Structure and consider becoming actively involved in carrying the S-Anon message to others.

The following service opportunities are currently available at the national level; if you are able to volunteer in any of these capacities, please contact the S-Anon World Service Office at [email protected] for more information. You may then be referred to a volunteer who can talk with you at greater length about service work in S-Anon, and who will strive to respond within one week.

  • Archives Committee Chair: The Archives Committee is looking for a person to serve as chair.  Read more about the purpose and duties of the Archives Committee.
  • Long Distance Sponsor/Telephone Support: If you have experience, strength, and hope to offer others as a result of working the S-Anon program, consider serving as telephone support for people who need someone to talk to, or serving as a long distance sponsor.
  • Open Area Delegate Positions: Alabama, Alaska, Delaware, Florida, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Mexico, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, West Virginia, Western Canada, Wisconsin, Online Progress Meeting, Phone Meetings, and Skype/Zoom MeetingsRead more about the role and responsibilities of an Area Delegate.
  • Northeast Regional Trustee (serves CT, DE, DC, ME, MD, MA, NH, NJ, NY, PA, RI, VT, VA, WV): Regional representation to the Board of Trustees consists of one Trustee from each region. For more information on the duties of the Trustees, please see the S-Anon/S-Ateen Service Manual.
  • Northwest Regional Trustee (serves AK, ID, MT, OR, WA, WY): Regional representation to the Board of Trustees consists of one Trustee from each region. For more information on the duties of the Trustees, please see the S-Anon/S-Ateen Service Manual.
  • Southeast Regional Trustee (serves AL, AR, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN): Regional representation to the Board of Trustees consists of one Trustee from each region. For more information on the duties of the Trustees, please see the S-Anon/S-Ateen Service Manual.
  • Western Canada Regional Trustee (serves Alberta, British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Saskatchewan, Yukon Territory): Regional representation to the Board of Trustees consists of one Trustee from each region. For more information on the duties of the Trustees, please see the S-Anon/S-Ateen Service Manual.
  • S-Anon Speakers’ Pool:  If you have experience, strength, and hope to offer others as a result of working the S-Anon program, consider registering for the S-Anon Speakers’ Pool which gives organizers of local and regional S-Anon events easier access to a broad selection of speakers who are willing to speak at retreats, marathons and other events.  The WSO serves as the clearinghouse of information about S-Anon speakers for event organizers who request it.  For more information, see the S-Anon Speakers’ Pool Guidelines.
  • Volunteer Legal Expert: If you are in the legal profession and are willing to donate your time and expertise on a pro bono basis, please contact the WSO at [email protected].