YES is hiring Relief Shelter Worker Staff!


YES is hiring relief shelter worker 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. The application deadline is, June 27, 2016.   Full job description here.  Please complete the application online here. 

Fundraising Event at Galerie Q Raises $8000!


Galerie Q, a non-profit enterprise held a fundraising event for the YES Shelter for Youth and Families on May 13th. YES launched our new roof campaign, where we are aiming to raise $50,000 for a new metal roof. YES raised $8000 towards our new metal roof.  The YES Shelter proves safety and comfort to families … Continue reading Fundraising Event at Galerie Q Raises $8000!

Support YES and play in the RE/MAX Invitational Charity Golf Tournament!


RE/MAX is holding its 6th Annual Invitational Charity Golf Tournament, with proceeds going to the YES Shelter for Youth and Families, Brock Mission and Cameron House. Please click here for the package with more information on how to register to play, or sponsor this event!  The deadline is May 31, 2016.  

YES Partners with The Pyroflys for Circus Arts


The Pyroflys are offering circus arts training to youth and families involved with YES. They will be teaching cyr wheel, poi, hoops, juggling, balance and acrobatics techniques. Circus arts can offer youth a forum to celebrate being different, to take safe risks, and to get attention in positive ways. The Pyroflys helped create the Peterborough … Continue reading YES Partners with The Pyroflys for Circus Arts

YES is hiring a Shelter Supervisor!


YES is now accepting applications for a shelter supervisor. 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’ Shelter Supervisor fosters a safe, productive, and positive work environment to … Continue reading YES is hiring a Shelter Supervisor!

YES teams up with the Peterborough Petes!


YES has teamed up with the Peterborough Petes to host a Fundraising Night!  Purchase tickets to the game on Saturday February 27th using the Promo Code “YES” and $4 from every ticket will go directly to the YES Shelter for Youth and Families! To purchase a ticket, click here.  There will also be free face-painting … Continue reading YES teams up with the Peterborough Petes!

YES Annual Client Satisfaction Survey


This is the Annual YES Client Survey! This gives you the chance to let us know how we are doing, what we can do better in and also your own ideas and input about new programs at YES! Anyone who has used any of our services provided over the years are welcome to take this … Continue reading YES Annual Client Satisfaction Survey

National Toque Tuesday Raises Funds to Address Homelessness!


The YES Shelter for Youth and Families has collaborated with Paul Davis Systems as part of the Raising the Roof Campaign. On February 2nd, YES participated in Raising the Roof’s National  Toque Tuesday. Since 1997, the annual Toque Campaign has supported over 180 community agencies across Canada, raising $7 million to support long-term solutions to … Continue reading National Toque Tuesday Raises Funds to Address Homelessness!

Paid Speakers Training with YES and PBTO Drug Strategy


As part of YES’s Youth Voice work, we have partnered with the Peterborough Drug Strategy to train youth speakers (16-24) to develop their story and equip them with public speaking skills. These speakers then share their experiences of housing insecurity or substance use at various events in the City and County of Peterborough. Youth are … Continue reading Paid Speakers Training with YES and PBTO Drug Strategy