If you are interested in helping out with any of the opportunities below please contact Kathleen Wild by email or by calling 705-748-3851, ext 203.

Gardening Crew

We are actively recruiting volunteers for our Gardening Crew, to help keep the property and garden at 196 Brock St. well maintained and welcoming for youth and families in shelter.

This role is a weekly commitment May through October. You can volunteer on your own, or with a companion or two. All gardening tools, plants and gardening supplies, with the exception of footwear, will be provided by YES Shelter for Youth and Families. 

Activities include: 

  • Spring cleanup of garden beds
  • Soil turnover and enhancement
  • Planting, weeding and watering
  • General yard clean-up, including picking up garbage and sweeping the walkways