Work at YES! We are hiring a 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. Please see the current opportunities page for details about this and other position at YES and how to apply.  

YES Soup Stock Fundraiser!


The YES Shelter for Youth and Families will be hosted our United Way Fundraiser, the YES Soup Stock Lunch on Tuesday, November 14th. Thank you to all who came for soup and tours of the shelter. And a very sincere thank you to all of our dedicated volunteers who donated delicious homemade soups, and beautiful delicious cupcakes. … Continue reading YES Soup Stock Fundraiser!

YES is seeking a Full-Time Shelter Worker!


YES is currently seeking applications for a full-time overnight shelter worker. We will be accepting applications on an ongoing basis. 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 to hr@yesshelter.ca The YES Shelter for Youth and Families appreciates … Continue reading YES is seeking a Full-Time Shelter Worker!

The Home Depot Orange Door Campaign Kicks Off!


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!

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!

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!

YES Friends of the Shelter Appreciation Event a success!


Thanks to all who came out to the “Friends of the Shelter” Appreciation event tonight. Amongst the mingling and sharing of stories we had a Screening of the “Family on the edge” documentary filmed in the shelter and some great updates from the Board and Executive Director on the state of the Shelter. Thanks once … Continue reading YES Friends of the Shelter Appreciation Event a success!

The Haven – Summer 2010


The Haven – summer 2010 [pdf 500kb] YES Newsletter: Spring 2010 Picnic in the Park…ing Lot – Saturday, June 19 Mark Saturday, June 19 in your calendars! YES will host a Picnic in the Park…ing Lot to raise funds for our programs and services. From 11:30 am to 2:30 pm, the parking lot adjacent to … Continue reading The Haven – Summer 2010

The Haven – Winter 2009


The Haven – winter 2009 [pdf 300kb]   YES Newsletter: Fall/Winter 2009-2010 SUCCESS! AT THE CARRIAGE HOUSE – Simon Weigh It was predicted in January 2005 that Kyle would not last more than a month in The Carriage House Alternative Education Program. Three and a half years and 17 credits later, Kyle did it! He … Continue reading The Haven – Winter 2009