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Student Placement Post-Secondary

Complete your post-secondary student placement/ practicum with YSM

Student placement recruitment in consideration of Covid-19:

We continue to recruit student placements for Fall 2020 – Winter 2021, screening will be done through online interviews and phone calls. Please read below for the instructions on how to apply for a student placement position

YSM provides students in the human, community, and social services sector opportunities for professional development and first-hand experience of serving the community. Student placement positions with YSM involve front-line engagement with community members, staff, volunteers, and other student placements.


Students will be equipped to serve those in the community who live with poverty while also being provided invaluable learning opportunities. Students are mentored to increase their capacity and competence and they fulfill a growing area of responsibility. Students are also contributors with their ideas and initiative that expand YSM programs and capacity.

Application Process

If you are interested in completing your student placement with YSM, start the application process by filling out the form below. The Volunteer Resources Department will screen student placements before they begin with YSM.

  • This form is required to be filled in order to proceed with your application.
  • Your personal information will remain confidential and only accessible to YSM staff.
  • After completing the form below, please email your resume to with the subject line “Student Placement”.

If you have any inquiries or concerns, please contact Gerald Darroles, Volunteer Resources Coordinator at
416 929 9614 x 4277 or

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.