Students

We offer placement opportunities for College and University
students throughout the year in the following programs:

For placement inquiries contact Candice Correa, Shelter Manager email – candice.correa@durhamyouth.com

Joanne’s House & Jacky’s Place

Students have the option to complete their shifts between the hours of 8:30 am – 4: 30 pm or 4 pm – midnight Monday to Friday.

Tasks are assisting with intakes and screening phone calls, completing paperwork, facilitating life skills as well as preparing meals.

Housing First for Youth (HF4Y)

Students would work alongside the HF4Y worker in an outreach capacity. The HF4Y worker works intensively with youth for as long as it takes for them to transition to independence and well-being. This program runs Monday to Friday, however it can include evening and weekends.

Tasks are assisting with case management, writing case notes, facilitating in-house life skills, accompanying the HF4Y worker on appointments in the community.

Youth Reconnect and Resident Support Program

Working alongside the Youth Reconnect Counsellor and/or the Resident Support Coordinator as they provide case management, advocacy, and support to youth in the community. These programs run Monday to Friday between the hours of 9 am – 4:30 pm.

Tasks are assisting with case management, writing case notes, facilitating in-house life skills, accompanying the HF4Y worker on appointments in the community as well as completing statistics.