BE OF SERVICE. 

The In Between Fellowship is only as great as its members' commitment to

giving what was so freely given to them. 

 

There are many ways to be involved. See our open service commitments below.

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Our Leaders are but trusted Servants, they do not govern.

Trustee

5 year service commitment

5 year sobriety requirement

Beginners Chair

1 year service commitment

5 year sobriety requirement

Previous 6-12 month service commitment

Secretary

1 year service commitment

5 year sobriety requirement

Previous 6-12 month service commitment

Trustee Requirements

 

Minimum Requirements:

  • Five year of continuous sobriety

  • Active IBF Member

  • Previous 6-12 month Service Commitment

  • Willing to serve for a minimum of 5 year

  • Trustworthy and honest

  • Elected, non-paid position and must have the approval of the Group Conscious of the IBF

 

Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring IBF is following the 12 Traditions

  • Conduct Monthly Business Meetings

  • Conduct Monthly Steering Committee Meetings

  • Hiring Day Bartenders
  • Facilitating By Laws of IBF
  • Facilitating efforts of the In Between Group Conscience

Beginner Chair Requirements

 

Minimum requirements:

  • Two years of continuous sobriety

  • Active IBF Member

  • Willing to serve for 24 months

  • Trustworthy and honest

  • Elected, non-paid position and must have the approval of the Group Conscious of the IBF

 

Responsibilities:

  • Recruit Members (1 Male and 1 Female) to host Beginner’s Meetings and post on Participation List.

  • Find replacement or be willing to host meeting when there is a No-Show or Cancellation.

  • Coordinate with Literature Chairperson to ensure all AA approved literature is available for

    weekly Beginner’s Meetings.

  • Attend monthly IBF Business Meetings - 1st Monday of each month @ 6:45 pm

Secretary Requirements

 

Minimum requirements:

  • Two years of continuous sobriety

  • Active IBF Member

  • Willing to serve for 12 months

  • Trustworthy and honest

  • Elected, non-paid position and must have the approval of the Group Conscious of the IBF

 

Responsibilities:

  • Taking and transcribing minutes of the Monthly Business Meeting.

  • Posting and reading minutes from the Business Meeting.

  • Posting open Chair Positions.

  • Maintain records of Business Meeting minutes, Financial Reports, and other IBF business documents.

  • Attend monthly IBF Business Meetings - 1st Monday of each month @ 6:45 pm

 

Literature Chairperson

1 year service commitment

2 year sobriety requirement

Previous 6-12 month service commitment

Treasurer

1 year service commitment

5 year sobriety requirement

Previous 6-12 month service commitment

Literature Person Requirements

 

Minimum requirements:

  • Two years of continuous sobriety

  • Active IBF Member

  • Willing to serve for 12 months

  • Trustworthy and honest

  • Elected, non-paid position and must have the approval of the Group Conscious of the IBF

 

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain inventory of AA approved literature for sell at the IBF Books (A modest supply of hardback and softback books listed in 1-6 in should be on hand at all times.One or two of the books list in 7-10 should be on hand at all times):

    • Alcoholic Anonymous,

    • 12 Steps & 12 Traditions,

    • Daily Reflection,

    • Living Sober,

    • As Bill Sees It,

    • Came to Believe,

    • Alcoholic Anonymous Comes of Age,

    • Pass it On,

    • Experience, Strength, and Hope,

    • Dr. Bob and the Good Oldtimers

  • Brochures – Maintain and stock FREE brochure rack with a variety of brochures. Keep brochure rack neat and organized.

  • Coordinate with Raffle Chair to keep track of literature raffled off during Friday night Speaker Meetings.

  • Coordinate with Beginner’s Meeting Chairperson to ensure literature is available for weekly meetings. 

  • Aluminum Birthday Chips - maintain an ample supply of 24 hours to 11 months chips for Friday night Speaker Meeting.

  • Book, Brochures, and Aluminum Birthday Chips must be purchased from Central Office. Purchasing Procedures are in place.

  • Attend monthly IBF Business Meetings - 1st Monday of each month @ 6:45 pm (except if it falls on a holiday then it is the following Monday.)

Treasurer Requirements

 

Minimum requirements:

  • Five year of continuous sobriety

  • Active IBF Member

  • Previous 6-12 month Service Commitment

  • Willing to serve for a minimum of 12 months

  • Trustworthy and honest

  • Elected, non-paid position and must have the approval of the Group Conscious of the IBF

 

Responsibilities:

  • Receive all monies donated in whatever manner to the Group Center and deposit in IBF’s bank account in a timely manner. (Monies collected include but are not limited to: 7th
    Tradition, coffee bar, coke machine, donation for special events, repairs, etc.
    )

  • Maintain simple, accurate records of income and expenses as well as a bank account where appropriate according to group conscience.

  • Reconcile checking account on a monthly basis.

  • Maintain a prudent reserve equivalent to six months' of the group expenses - Subject to
    group conscience.

  • Disburse group funds in excess of a prudent reserve to A.A. service entities - Subject to group conscience.

  • Disburse payments for monthly expenses (i.e. rent, PG&E, Telephone, Literature purchases
    from Central Office, Day Time Bartenders, etc.) on time.

  • Issue monthly check to Supply Chairperson for the approved group conscience amount no
    later than 5th of each month.

  • Report the group's financial condition in writing at the Monthly Business meetings. 1st Monday of each month @ 6:45 pm (except if it falls on a holiday then it is the following
    Monday.)

  • Post monthly financial report on IBF Information Board.