Employment Opportunities


Join our team of dedicated professionals

Changing lives for over a decade, the YES Shelter for Youth and Families is itself at an exciting time of growth and change in our provision of shelter, education, and transitional supports in Peterborough.

YES offers a dynamic working environment, industry-competitive wages and benefits, schedule flexibility, and opportunities to grow professionally with the agency while meaningfully applying your skills and values in service to disadvantaged youth.

Please see the current recruitment opportunities below. The YES Shelter for Youth and Families appreciates all interest in our work, however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Current Opportunities 

Full-Time trustee worker

The Trustee Worker will be responsible for the ongoing, flexible support of youth who are at risk or experiencing homelessness and lacking money management skills. The Trustee Worker provides the necessary tools for individuals to manage their financial affairs at the highest degree of independence possible through individualized and group support. Part of this full-time position is dedicated to assisting with volunteer and event management, social media administration, and other administrative tasks. Click Here to see the job posting. Apply by noon January 3rd, 2018 via Charity Village or Indeed.ca or email your application, including references, to hr@yesshelter.ca 

Part-Time Shelter Worker
Shelter Workers work closely with our clientele, as a team, providing in-house
services under the direction of case management and supervisors. We will be accepting applications on an ongoing basis for this part-time shelter worker position. The applications will be reviewed until the position is filled. If you are interested, please apply online through or email your application, including references, to hr@yesshelter.ca.
Relief Shelter Worker
YES accepts applications for relief shelter workers at any time. Relief Shelter Workers work closely with our clientele, as a team, providing in-house services under the direction of case management and supervisors. Relief staff are not guaranteed any hours but are called on an as-needed basis to provide coverage for shelter shifts when they become available. If you are interested, please email your application, including references to hr@yesshelter.ca.

Volunteering and Student Placements

If you are interested in volunteering for YES, please check out our volunteer application page.

If you’re looking for a Student Placement, check out our student placement page.