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 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. Please see the full job posting for more information. If you are interested, please apply online through Charity Village.
Full-Time PREVENTION & HOUSING SUPPORTS MANAGER
The Prevention & Housing Supports Manager will work with and provide management support to the outreach, education and transitional workers at YES to provide prevention and diversion to vulnerable youth aged 16-24 Please see the full job posting for more information. If you are interested, please apply online through Charity Village.
Full-Time SUMMER JOBS FOR STUDENTS

Shelter Assistants (2 positions),  Maintenance Assistant, Resource Assistant

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. Check the summer job posting for more information and to apply.

The YES Shelter is enriched by the diversity of our client base and seeks staff that reflects this diversity. Specifically, please indicate if you identify as an individual with a disability, a visible minority, have indigenous ancestry, or are a newcomer to Canada; we welcome your application.

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 email your application, including references, to hr@yesshelter.ca.
RELEIF 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.