The tool of sponsorship is one of the great gifts of the Twelve Step program, bearing an extraordinary power to turn a person's life around. Just about anyone in. Sponsorship is a rich and enduring part of tradition of Alcoholics Anonymous. Twelve Step Sponsorship delivers both the theory and practice-how to do it and. Twelve Step Sponsorship is the first truly comprehensive look at sponsorship, a role recovering people benefit from both as sponsees and ultimately as sponsors.