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

Work at YES! We are hiring a full-time Youth-in-Transition Worker


The Youth-in-Transition worker is a key part of our team, specifically supporting youth aged 16-24 with involvement with the Children’s Aid Society to navigate their transition into adulthood. Please see the current opportunities page for details about this and other position at YES and how to apply.  

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!

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.    

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!

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!