This eight-month part-time leadership development experience is designed to help interns grow in their understanding of church ministry while giving them a glimpse into a possible future in vocational church ministry. The focus of the internship will be on the development of character, convictions, competency, and exploring calling into vocational church ministry. Interns will engage weekly in intentional learning, participate in ministry and be mentored over the course of the internship.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the duration of the 2024-25 Internship?
Our internships run from September 2024 – April 2025.

What is the expectation as an intern?
The program requires 10 hours of time each week (which includes every Sunday) with additional reading, preparation while working closely with a mentor. Specific times of weekly classes and ministry participation to be determined.

How can I apply?
If you are interested in applying to our internship program, please complete the online application form along with a video answering the question “Why I Want to be a Hope Intern?” Last day to submit an application is Sunday May 5, 2024.

When will I hear from someone after applying?
You will receive a confirmation email upon submitting your application. If your application is accepted, you will be notified via email to come in for an interview.

What qualifications are needed for this role?

  • A mature follower of Jesus Christ with character consistent with Titus 1:5-9 and 1 Timothy 3:1-7
  • Authentic lifestyle demonstrating consistent character and spiritual growth
  • Agreement with Hope Oakville’s doctrinal statement and church governance.
  • A commitment to the mission, vision, and leadership of Hope Oakville
  • Willing to commit to a full year of ministry