Act Five is seeking 1-2 full-time Resident Leaders for the 2024-2025 Program Year. With a proposed (not required) move-in day of May 1, 2024, the position officially runs from mid-August 2024 through to the end of April 2025, with opportunities for this to be extended.
The application deadline of February 10, 2024 has passed. Applications will be reviewed on a first come, first served basis.
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Act Five facilitates the Christian discipleship of young people, preparing them for rooted & engaged lives. We are committed to the Christian formation that happens through intentional community and have seen a lot of fruit in this the past 5 years.
Based out of Hamilton, ON, Act Five is moving toward its 6th program year in Fall 2024. Act Five operates out of a large home in a downtown Hamilton neighbourhood, running a Gap Year Program and a Residency Program.
The Resident Leader (RL) position works specifically with our 8-month gap year program, which is geared toward rooting emerging adults (17-20 year olds) in a community home, while leading them into new places and new experiences that are facilitated to deepen their walk with Christ, grow their understanding and practice of the Christian life, and prepare them for future pathways. Students, staff and residents live together in community, while students work through courses, complete field placements, engage missionally in the city, go on several trips, and benefit from intentional mentorship.
The Act Five Resident Leader (RL) role is a unique live-in position for someone looking for an incredible experience & opportunity to disciple students aged 17-20 in an intentional Christian community, to grow in leadership & ministry, and to gain experience in program administration, pastoral care, and a wide range of other skillsets. This role is carried out as part of a Resident Leading Team with a high level of support offered. RLs are asked to walk alongside students through the ordinary days of living in intentional community, while also experiencing – and facilitating elements of – all that the Act Five program and community offers.
Resident Leaders assist in running the Act Five program by mentoring students, facilitating rhythms of the Act Five home, participating in select program activities, attending to critical situations, and having opportunities to lead elements of the program. RLs encourage students’ personal, vocational, and spiritual growth. Residence at the Act Five home is required for the position, as is shared overnight and select weekend on-call responsibilities, and travel on various trips including 3 wilderness trips & a 3-week cross-cultural trip during second term.
RLs work in coordination with the rest of the Act Five staff team and receive significant support in their role.
Considering the unique opportunity for a young leader to learn, travel, and grow through Act Five, your compensation package will consist of the following:
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