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About Act Five

Act Five facilitates the Christian discipleship of young people, preparing them for rooted & engaged lives. The Act Five team is committed to the formation that happens through intentional community, convinced of the good of this model after five years of running.

Based in downtown Hamilton, Act Five operates a community home, offering an 8-month Christian Gap Year Program for 18-20 year olds and a Residency Program for 21-30 year olds.

Upcoming Opportunities to join Act Five’s Team


In the summer months, Act Five invites more young adults to live at 75 Blake St – learning and having fun together in downtown Hamilton while working or studying in and around the city for the summer.

Act Five also is offering three summer jobs, pending Canada Summer Jobs funding.

To learn about these, follow the links below:

1. Communications & Media Assistant

2. Property & Maintenance Labourer

3. Administrative Assistant

Application deadline: April 1, 2024. Applications will be processed on a first come first serve basis.

Send all application materials to Jon Berends, Executive Director, at

FOR FALL 2024-2025 – Hiring Resident Leaders!

In preparation for the 2024-2025 program year, Act Five is looking to hire 1-2 new Resident Leaders. To learn about this incredible opportunity to lead and mentor Act Five students while walking alongside them through all that the Gap Year program offers and growing as part of the Act Five staff team, follow the link below.

The application deadline has passed and we are in the process of interviewing applicants. You are welcome to submit an application still if this post remains!

Interested in a Co-op or Internship with Act Five?

Reach out! We would love to see what might make sense. Please fill out the following form and our team will connect with you.

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