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!
The YES Shelter for Youth and families wants to hear your experience of YES! If you have used any YES services, please give us your feedback and opinions at the following link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/YES_Client_Survey For completing this survey, you will be entered into a draw to receive a $25 giftcard!
Giving Tuesday is on Tuesday, November 29th, 2016. It’s an international movement that celebrates giving back to your community. The YES Shelter for Youth and Families will be participating in #GivingTuesday this year. Board Members and volunteers will be sharing why they give their time to YES and we are asking that other community members … Continue reading #GivingTuesday
YES is currently hiring for full-time, part-time and relief staff! This is your chance to be part of a team that gives back to our community. If this is something you are interested in please read over the position details. Please click here to see the job descriptions. All applications must be submitted through Charity … Continue reading YES is hiring!
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. Each week of programming includes a free family dinner, travel subsidy, and participation incentive! Onsite childcare will be provided for families with younger family members. Please call or text 705-768-5197 or email … Continue reading Strengthening Families for Parents and Youth Programming!
YES is excited to announce that Joe Roberts and Push for Change will be coming to Peterborough on Sunday, October 16th. Joe Roberts is a former homeless youth who has been pushing a shopping cart across Canada to raise awareness and funds to prevent youth homelessness. Come for some soup lunch, listen to Joe’s story and the … Continue reading Push for Change is coming to Peterborough!
Yesterday, the Home Depot Orange Door Campaign had its official kick-off, with 100% of the funds raised going to the YES Shelter for Youth and Families. The Orange Door Campaign is part of a national initiative to provide youth access to safe, stable housing and life skills development programs. Customers shopping at the store can … Continue reading The Home Depot Orange Door Campaign Kicks Off!
A huge thank you to the Kawartha Credit Union for their $1000 donation as part of the Kawartha’s Community Involvement Program. The funds from this generous donation will be used towards renovations to the main shelter.
In connection with the Family Reconnect Working Group, YES is hiring a Project Manager, Engagement and Evaluation Position. The successful candidate will support the Family Reconnect partners to move forward on this exciting initiative! Click here to see the full job description. Please apply to this position via Charity Village here. Please note, all applications are due … Continue reading YES is hiring for a Project Manager, Engagement & Evaluation Position!
We are so thrilled that local philanthropist Les Cassidy read of our need for a new roof and has donated $50,000 to YES for this and other projects. This investment in a metal roof will provide emergency shelter to hundreds of youth and families for decades to come. We’re also so grateful to the many … Continue reading YES receives generous $50,000 donation to help reach our goal for our roof!