We’re Hiring a Resource Development & Finance Coordinator!


FULL-TIME RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT & FINANCE COORDINATOR The Resource Development & Finance Coordinator will perform direct financial services to the agency, working closely with the Executive Director and Treasurer to ensure financial auditing and charitable status requirements are fully met.  Thorough knowledge of Quickbooks Accounting Software and Microsoft Excel is essential for accurate record keeping.  Please … Continue reading We’re Hiring a Resource Development & Finance Coordinator!

2018 YES Mural – Call to Artists


The east-facing brick facade of the YES Shelter for Youth and Families is one of the sites chosen for the City of Peterborough Public Art Program. As part of this initiative, the City of Peterborough invites artists or artist teams residing in Ontario to submit their credentials, examples of prior experience and a conceptual approach … Continue reading 2018 YES Mural – Call to Artists

YES is seeking a Full-Time Shelter Worker!


YES is currently seeking applications for a full-time overnight shelter worker. We will be accepting applications on an ongoing basis. The applications will be reviewed until the position is filled. Click here to see the job posting. If you are interested, please apply online through Indeed.ca or email your application to hr@yesshelter.ca The YES Shelter for Youth and Families appreciates … Continue reading YES is seeking a Full-Time Shelter Worker!

YES Roof Bidding Contract


YES is looking to replace our shingle roof with a metal roof this summer. Please click here to look at the roofing specifications and bidding process. If you have any questions, please contact Jocelyn Blazey, Resource Coordinator at 705-748-3851 ext 204 or email at admin@yesshelter.ca.    

The YES Shelter is looking for someone to join our Board of Directors!


Do you have some free time and are looking to volunteer with a community organization? The YES Shelter is currently looking for someone to join our Board of Directors! Please contact the HR Committee if you are interested. Click here for more information! 

Strengthening Families for Parents and Youth: Session 2!


YES is coordinating a second Strengthening Families for Parents and Youth Program! The second session will start in early February and be on Wednesday evenings! Please contact admin@yesshelter.ca or 705-768-5197 for more info! Worried about your teenage son or daughter? Strengthening Families is a FREE 9-week skills-based program for all families with kids 12-16 years olf. … Continue reading Strengthening Families for Parents and Youth: Session 2!

Previous client at YES? We want to hear from you!


Have you ever stayed at the YES Shelter for Youth and Families?! Have you been living on your own for at least 6 months? If you said yes to both of those questions, please keep reading! We’re doing some research on how to improve YES, and want to hear your opinion! If you are interested … Continue reading Previous client at YES? We want to hear from you!

Celebrating Christmas at YES! Thank you!


Happy New Year! On behalf of the staff and residents at YES, we wanted to thank you for all of your kind contributions during the holiday season. Thanks to your generous donations, YES volunteers, and staff were able to put together Christmas packages for all of the residents. Thanks to you, everyone at the shelter … Continue reading Celebrating Christmas at YES! Thank you!