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 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. Click here to see the job posting. Apply by November 29, 2017 via Charity Village with your resume and cover letter outlining your qualifications and interest in the Youth in Transition Worker position to Meagan La Plante, Executive Director.
Full-Time Overnight 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 full time overnight shelter worker position. 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, 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.