We’re hiring summer students!


Are you a student in the social services, business or trades?  Qualified candidates will be 15-30 years of age, attended school full time in past academic year, and returning to school full time this September.  The YES Shelter is enriched by the diversity of our client base and seeks staff that reflects this diversity. Specifically, … Continue reading We’re hiring summer students!

We’re Hiring! Youth in Transition Housing Worker


The Youth in Transition Housing Worker (YITW-HW) will provide youth aged 16-18 who are on a Voluntary Youth Services Agreement with the Children`s Aid Society with supports to find, acquire and maintain housing, including life skills support. Click here to see the job posting. If you are interested, please apply online through Charity Village on or before May … Continue reading We’re Hiring! Youth in Transition Housing Worker

Trent Students vote yes for YES


Dear friends: Thank you. Thank you for supporting youth who have experienced homelessness. Thank you for caring, for telling your friends, and for staying up late to find out more! Our gratitude and hearts are BIG tonight. Trent students voted overwhelmingly in support of the YES Shelter. The teens have won! THANK YOU!  

15th Anniversary of YES


15 Years Changing Lives Please join us to recognize the 15th anniversary of YES. It is our opportunity to celebrate the community, our donors, staff, volunteers and supporters of YES. We will reflect on 15 years of YES’s service to the community and look at where we’re headed in the years to come.  We hope … Continue reading 15th Anniversary of YES

2018 BANFF MOUNTAIN FILM FESTIVAL VIP screening


Thank you Wild Rock! The Wild Rock 25th Anniversary VIP Best of Banff Night on the evening of Jan 15th raised $7,807 in support of the YES Shelter for Youth and Families! We are so grateful for this support. Thank you for making YES the recipient of this amazing night of inspirational films.  

Peterborough Home Depot store launches Orange Door fundraising campaign Donations will benefit YES Shelter for Youth and Families


WHAT:   On Dec 2, 2017, representatives from the YES Shelter for Youth and Families will be at The Home Depot Canada’s Peterborough store to help launch the Orange Door fundraising campaign. From Nov. 30 to Dec. 17, customers can donate $2 at the store’s checkout in exchange for an orange paper door. All donations will … Continue reading Peterborough Home Depot store launches Orange Door fundraising campaign Donations will benefit YES Shelter for Youth and Families

YES Soup Stock Fundraiser!


The YES Shelter for Youth and Families will be hosted our United Way Fundraiser, the YES Soup Stock Lunch on Tuesday, November 14th. Thank you to all who came for soup and tours of the shelter. And a very sincere thank you to all of our dedicated volunteers who donated delicious homemade soups, and beautiful delicious cupcakes. … Continue reading YES Soup Stock Fundraiser!

Join YES at Kettle Drums for a Night of Indulgence!


YES has partnered with Kettle Drums Restaurant for a two-part event, with proceeds being donated to YES. This past Monday, Kettle Drums staff came into YES and helped turn the YES dining hall into a restaurant experience for our clients! They provided a three-course meal for our clients and our generous Board Members came into … Continue reading Join YES at Kettle Drums for a Night of Indulgence!

YES is hiring!


YES is hiring! A Way Home Peterborough (AWHP) is a collaborative of community agencies and citizens with the aim of reducing youth homelessness. The collaborative group is excited to move forward with this new, evidence-based approach to youth homelessness. We are looking for a project coordinator who is passionate about systems change and sees the … Continue reading YES is hiring!