YFC Canada

YFC is a national organization built on local chapters.

Registered Charity #106868847RR0001

Our Team

Allan Peters

Common Spaces / Satellite Director

Allan joined the Westman Youth for Christ team in early 2018, moving from Calgary back to his home province after serving with Youth Unlimited Calgary…

Department: Common Spaces

Bryce Pettinger

Life Skills Coach

Bryce has been with Westman Youth for Christ for 3 years. He is married to Nikki who also has recently started at YFC. Bryce loves working with youth and has a passion for…

Department: Uturn

Brycen Reimer

Virden Satellite Staff

Brycen grew up in Virden and attended the Hideout as a youth for many years. He began working with YFC in October 2020. He enjoys sports, music, and spending time with family and friends.

Department: Virden Satellite

Caleb and Bekah Driedger

Russell Satellite

Caleb and Bekah have been working alongside Westman YFC to serve the youth of Russell Manitoba since 2017. To connect with youth, they love to employ the mediums of coffee…

Department: Russell Satellite

Dawn Redlin

Executive Manager

Dawn has been a staff member with Westman YFC since 2010. Her initial role with YFC was as office administrator…

Department: Administration

Dwayne Dyck

Executive Director

Dwayne has been serving Westman youth with YFC since January 1992, which predates the internet, cell phones and electricity in this corner of the world…

Department: Administration

Emily Hildebrandt

LitGroups Facilitator / Administration

Emily Hildebrandt is originally from Alberta. She went to Millar College of the Bible and met her husband Everett there. Emily went to Bible School to learn more about God…

Department: Administration LitGroups

Evan Hildebrand

Uturn Summer Student

Evan began working with the Uturn program as a summer student in the summer of 2021 following his first year at the university of Saskatchewan…

Department: Uturn

Evan Kary

Life Skills Coach

Evan Kary is is originally from Saskatoon, SK. He has been working with WYFC since June 2020 and is loving every moment of it! He comes from a strong family background of youth and young adult workers…

Department: Common Spaces

Jennifer Friesen

Life Skills Coach

Jennifer came to the Uturn team, as a youth worker, because she was inspired by the way we help those who are struggling and she is excited to work together with the youth in our community…

Department: Uturn

Jon Buller

Life Skills Coach

Jon started with Youth For Christ in the Uturn program in Jan of 2017. His desire to see people grow and change is what lured him into working in Uturn…

Department: Uturn

Juliana Hiebert

Summer LitGroups Coordinator

Juliana Hiebert grew up in Brandon Manitoba and graduated from Vincent Massey High School. She is now working towards a Bachelor of Science at Brandon University. Juliana started working with youth in 2013…

Department: LitGroups

Kyle Martens

Virden Drop In Coordinator

Kyle Martens is the Drop-in Coordinator for The Hideout in Virden MB. He is serving the youth there, and helping them reach the potential God has created them for…

Department: Virden Satellite

Nikki Pettinger

Housing Intake Coordinator, Life Skills Coach

Nikki became familiar with Youth for Christ through her husband Bryce and his work with the Uturn program. Inspired by his ministry work, she felt she was being called to serve as well…

Department: Common Spaces Uturn

Robyne Frederiksen

Youth Mentor

Robyne is the mother of two inspirational young women and one joyful grand-daughter. Being involved with Youth for Christ since 2016 first as a supporter, then a volunteer through Drop-In…

Department: Uturn

Roxanne Dyck

LitGroups Coordinator

Once upon a time there was a girl named Roxanne, who loved stories. She loved it when her parents read her stories. She loved it when they told stories around the kitchen table…

Department: LitGroups

Roy Dearing

Youth Hub Staff

Roy loves meeting people. Loves to come along side to help out where he can. Counselling/advising has been a theme in all his past work (including construction)…

Department: Youth Hub

Ruth Sullivan


Ruth was raised in Western Manitoba as part of a large family.  She was involved in her church with Sunday school teaching and youth group, choir, and treasurer…

Department: Administration

Shaun Funk

Uturn Director

Shaun began working with Youth For Christ in Uturn in 2012 as a Youth Worker, and now serves as the Uturn Director. Shaun loves his role…

Department: Uturn

Stine Lade

Life Skills Coach

Stine started working for YFC in September 2017. She is a Life Skill Coach with Common Spaces, and she loves connecting with young people and assisting them in reaching their full potential…

Department: Common Spaces Project Serve

Taylor Martin

Summer LitGroups Coordinator

Taylor was born and raised in Brandon Manitoba and is a recent graduate of Vincent Massey High School. She enjoy outdoor activities, photography, music, sunflowers and coffee…

Department: LitGroups

We respect the treaties that were made on these lands and acknowledge that Westman Youth for Christ is located on Treaty 2 Lands. If we have the privilege of welcoming you in our home communities, we will be meeting on the traditional homelands of the Dakota, Anishanabek, Swampy Cree, Oji-Cree and Metis peoples.

WYFC is honoured to share this land with our Indigenous brothers and sisters who continue to live on their ancestral land.