Free Zoom 12 Step Meeting Hosting Classes!


Upcoming Zoom Classes

Open to all OA and other 12-step programs

Download Class Materials Here


It’s that time of year when many service positions are turning over. We offer 5 classes to teach you all the Zoom hosting skills you need to volunteer for service positions.

Our classes are offered multiple times throughout the year. You may attend more than once. Registration is required. Email Ellen L at with questions.

Hosting Basics

This 1-hour training is for new hosts and co-hosts or for those who would like to review their hosting skills. Topics covered include starting and ending meetings, claiming host, making co-hosts, Zoom settings for your room, sharing your screen, and managing participants. It is strongly recommended that you take the Zoom Security class next.

Register for Thursday, December 8, 6 pm PT/9 pm ET

Zoom Security

This 1-hour class will cover best practices and Zoom settings to minimize disruption, how to remove individual disrupters, and what to do if your meeting is targeted for a coordinated attack (aka Zoom bombers).

Register for Thursday, December 12, 6 pm PT/9 pm ET

Zoom Tips & Tricks

Learn tips and tricks for moving your hosting skills to the next level in this 1-hour class. Prerequisite: Zoom Basic Hosting or hosting experience.

Register for Monday, November 28, 5 pm PT/8 pm ET

Register for Thursday, December 15, 6 pm PT/9 pm ET

Screen Sharing

This 1-hour training is for hosts and co-hosts or for those who would like to learn how to share their screen in a Zoom meeting, from the basics to advanced features like sharing sound and video.

Register for Monday, December 5, 5 pm PT/8 pm ET

Register for Thursday, December 19, 6 pm PT/9 pm ET


BlueSky Timer

OA San Diego meetings have access to use this cool on-screen timer in your meetings. It’s pretty easy to use, and you don’t need any special equipment — a computer, tablet, or smartphone of any type will work.

Register for Wednesday, December 7, 6 pm PT/9 pm ET


Breakout Rooms

Learn how to create and manage Breakout Rooms in your Zoom meeting. Breakout Rooms can be a good option for larger meetings to enable more intimate shares and for different topics in workshops, conventions, etc. Learn all the options available in this 1-hour training for hosts and co-hosts.

Register for Monday, December 12, 5 pm PT/8 pm ET

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