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Service Opportunities


Service is fun, interesting, and a chance for fellowship with new members. Take advantage of your opportunity to participate in how FA works in these opportunities below. There is plenty of support and all you must do is show up. FA needs YOU!

Service positions can be posted on the FA website via the personal profile page by members of the world service board, western and eastern intergroup committee chairs and chapter chairs.

CLICK HERE FOR INSTRUCTIONS ON HOW TO POST OR REMOVE A POSITION

WSI Convention Planning Committee Positions

WSI 12th Step Committee Positions

Meeting Effectiveness Support and Assistance Committee (MESA) Positions

Newcomer Support and Assistance Committee (NSA) Positions

Literature Committee Positions

Connection Committee Positions

EAI Public Information(PI) Committee Positions

Maine Chapter Public Information(PI) Committee Positions

WSI Board Positions

EAI Office Committee Positions

Bylaws Committee Positions

 

WSI Convention Planning Committee

Signs/Printing Subcommittee Chair 

Description: Create, print, and distribute signage for the 2024 Business Convention.  

Requirements: Manage and Work with WSI Office to get supplies on site.

Work with other committees and hotel to develop signs and other printing materials needed for the weekend.

Order, ship and manage the creation and distribution of materials throughout the weekend.

Apply: Please email the Convention Chair at convention@foodaddicts.org

WSI 12th Step Committee

None available at this time. Please check back later for updates.

Meeting Effectiveness Support and Assistance Committee (MESA)

MESA Team Writer

Description: Write, edit and review MESA Documents.

Requirements: Five years of continuous abstinence, working with an FA Sponsor and have completed one 12-step study. Writing Skills required with proficiency in MS Word, Powerpoint, and Google Docs.

Apply: Email MESA@foodaddicts.org

Newcomer Support and Assistance Committee(NSA)

Core Member

Description: We need people on our committee to help out on various projects that are aimed at helping to improve the newcomer experience after members join FA.

Requirements: 5 years of Abstinence

Apply: Email newcomersupport@foodaddicts.org

Literature Committee

Audio Recording Committee (ARC)

Description of Positions and How to Apply

Operations Assistant

Description: Support committee efforts around literature production, distribution, archiving and preservation. Support upcoming projects such as registering the copyrights of FA literature with the Library of Congress and establishing and implementing archival preservation procedures for FA literature.

Competencies:

  • Word, Excel, Google Docs, Google Sheets and Google Drive
  • Is very organized and detail oriented
  • Collaborates with others easily

Preferred but not required:

  • Professional librarian or archivist experience
  • Experience with copyright registration 

Requirements: 3 years of uninterrupted abstinence with completion of one twelve step study and continual participation in the study of the twelve steps.

Apply: Email lcoperations@foodaddicts.org

Connection Committee

Admin Subcommittee Chair

Description: Oversees the committee secretary and all administrative tasks including: setting meeting calendar, setting committee call agenda in consultation with the chair, tracking financial expenses and approving invoices, and acting as contact person for members inquiring about doing service on the Connection committee.

Requirements: 5 years of continuous abstinence

Apply: Contact Angie R. at connectionvicechair@foodaddicts.org

Admin Subcommittee Secretary

Description: Takes minutes at all Connection Committee meetings and disseminates minutes to all members for approval.

Requirements: 2 years of continuous abstinence

Apply: Contact Angie R. at connectionvicechair@foodaddicts.org

Articles Sub Committee Router/Archivist

Description: Assigns articles to editors that have been submitted by FA member. Maintains and organizes a catalog of submitted, edited, and used contributor articles in the committee Google drive.

Requirements: 2 years of continuous abstinence

Apply: Contact Angie R. at connectionvicechair@foodaddicts.org

EAI Public Information(PI) Committee

EAI PI Core Member (Manage Monthly PI Challenge Email)

Description: Within a few days after the EAI PI Monthly Committee Meeting send an email to all EAI PI Reps with a suggested PI action for the month. 

Requirements: The person must have 3 years of abstinence, completion of one in-depth study of the Twelve Steps in sequence, follow FAs Policy & Procedures and be familiar with the PI Resources Index section of the FA website.  

Apply: Email eaipi@foodaddicts.org

EAI PI Core Member (Manage Email List)

Description: Create a mailing list. It requires being updated monthly. Occasionally a notice is sent to the group on a different date than the newsletter schedule. 

Requirements: The person must have at least one year of abstinence. The position requires experience with Excel and being acquainted with creating an email contact list.   

Apply: Email eaipi@foodaddicts.org

Maine Chapter Public Information(PI) Committee

None available at this time. Please check back later for updates.

WSI Board

Designer

Description: The WSB Design Committee needs members who have experience with publications, website user experience, project management, branding, and visual editing skills to help FA's service groups to create and manage design projects. Projects may include proofing printed and web materials, helping to create signage for events, along with materials for conferences and other gatherings.

Requirements: Must be abstinent for at least one year. Also must have experience in the field of publications or design. Knowledge of design software such as Adobe CC, Canva, or Microsoft Office design tools.

Apply: Email the Design Committee chair at design@foodaddicts.org.

Bylaws Committee

None available at this time. Please check back later for updates.

EAI Office Committee

Chair

Description: This position heads the EAI Office Committee, responding to inquiries and overseeing routine committee responsibilities such as:

  • Processing meeting update requests
  • Updating in-person trifolds
  • Working on projects as requested by FA World Service Office
  • Coordinating between EAI and the FA Office to post updates to the FA website and publish monthly EAI report
  • Updating and emailing the EAI phone list and Deep Dive presentation slides to attendees of monthly meeting
  • Providing other administrative support as needed

Requirements: Committee chairpersons of FA-EAI must have, prior to appointment, at least five (5) consecutive years of FA abstinence, as defined in Article II, section 2 of the EAI Bylaws, have completed at least one in-depth study of the Twelve Steps in sequence, using a method focused on food addiction and requiring abstinence throughout each Step, within the current term of abstinence, uninterrupted by a break in abstinence, and must continue to be actively involved in the same type of Twelve-Step study during their term of office, and demonstrate recovery.

  • Has some administrative, organizational, technical and computer skills
  • Attention to detail

Apply: Candidates should email eaivicechair@foodaddicts.org confirming their eligibility and expressing their interest. Please include your contact information. Even if this role has been filled, please email anyway - we try to have a pipeline of prospective volunteers for the many service positions in EAI and would love to meet you.

Instructions on How to Post and Remove a Service Position

To post a position:

  1. Log in to your profile on foodaddicts.org.
  2. On the profile page look for the header "Volunteer for Service."
  3. Select "Post a Service Position."
  4. Complete the Google form.

To remove a position please email serviceopportunities@foodaddicts.org with the position you want to remove.