We’re hiring summer students!


Are you a student in the social services, business or trades?  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.  The YES Shelter is enriched by the diversity of our client base and seeks staff that reflects this diversity. Specifically, … Continue reading We’re hiring summer students!

We’re Hiring! 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. Click here to see the job posting. If you are interested, please apply online through Charity Village on or before May … Continue reading We’re Hiring! Youth in Transition Housing Worker

2018 YES Mural – Call to Artists


The east-facing brick facade of the YES Shelter for Youth and Families is one of the sites chosen for the City of Peterborough Public Art Program. As part of this initiative, the City of Peterborough invites artists or artist teams residing in Ontario to submit their credentials, examples of prior experience and a conceptual approach … Continue reading 2018 YES Mural – Call to Artists

Trent Students vote yes for YES


Dear friends: Thank you. Thank you for supporting youth who have experienced homelessness. Thank you for caring, for telling your friends, and for staying up late to find out more! Our gratitude and hearts are BIG tonight. Trent students voted overwhelmingly in support of the YES Shelter. The teens have won! THANK YOU!  

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!

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!

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