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Youth Without Shelter

Youth Without Shelter (YWS) is an emergency residence and referral agency serving homeless youth. We are dedicated to providing shelter and support programs for homeless youth ages 16­-24. We provide an independent shelter, committed to diverse client ­focused services, in a safe, non­judgmental environment. Our programs enable youth to live responsibly and independently in society.

Recruiting for: We will be looking for volunteers who would be interested in a number of different ways to contribute whether this be onsite or offsite initiatives. For onsite initiatives such as serving a meal or tutor please note that there is an age restriction.

Skills: There are countless ways to contribute and get involved in helping support our shelter. Skills vary by opportunity - tutoring, for example. However, above all, we are looking for volunteers with a commitment to social justice and those who are incentivized in making a change in their community.

Number of positions: TBD

Where positions are posted: YWS provides access to some information regarding volunteering on our website at www.yws.on.ca or through our various social media channels.

Application method: We encourage all interested individuals to reach out to the YWS Engagement Specialist for further details and logistics of applying.

How to prepare: Note for those interested in tutoring at the shelter: We do ask all onsite volunteers to be the minimum age of 25. If you are interested in becoming a tutor, please feel free to bring a resume and your contact information. For any other inquiries, we ask that students and prospective volunteers stop by to say hello!