Brent Mitchell
VP, Programs and Community Development

For the past 35 years, Brent has worked in high poverty communities globally, including 15 years in rural Africa addressing systemic issues. Prior to YSM, Brent held successive positions in leadership and executive roles in the charitable sector, including President of Partners International Canada.  Brent is passionate about poverty reduction and the empowerment of people through opportunities and dignity.  With a highly skilled team of over 100 staff Brent is working to develop proven models that will change practices in the social sector and allow more people to move into lives they aspire to.  Brent has a Masters in Theology from Tyndale University. 

YSM's COVID-19 Response

YSM has entered phase one of our re-opening plan.

Our modified services include increased services via phone, video calling or screened on-site services by appointment with enhanced safety protocols.

Please see our COVID-19 response page for ongoing service updates (food, counselling, etc.) and how you can help.