Since 2004, we have made our home at BIS, sharing space with this generous Jewish community. Over the years our relationship has evolved, and we continue to be in dialogue about what our future together might look like. This page is a website home for that ongoing work.

WE ARE SEEKING A SPECIAL PERSON…

Administrator Job Posting

We are seeking a special person with a unique blend of skills…someone who is independent, likes working with people, is a capable organizer with good computer and social media skills, and who has a knowledge of building management.

This is a new part-time position as an administrator serving two faith communities who share a building. Duties will include oversight of maintenance and rentals, general communications, data entry, and administration.

The employer is committed to equity in our policies, practices, and programs, and support and encourage diversity in our work environment. Applications from qualified individuals, especially members of underrepresented groups, are encouraged.

A full job description can be found HERE.
Applications will close on September 8, 2021. Please submit a letter of interest and resume to: Hiring.BICUFP@gmail.com.

Past Stories on Our Shared Space

Our Budget Meeting on Dec. 8 Will Be Much More Than That — Plan to Be There!

This week we received the disappointing news that our application for a grant from the Ontario Trillium Foundation to make the downstairs more accessible was not awarded. Only about one in three grant applications is successful, so we are not unprepared for this news. If you attended the informational meeting on September 15 you heard…

Finding Our Way Home — Accessibility, Our Relationship With Beth Israel, and This Building

An Update from our September 15th Special Meeting On September 15th the Board called a special meeting to report on and explore the accessibility challenges we have faced since the stairlift failed a year ago. As background — we are waiting for word on a major Trillium grant application we submitted in June (with Beth…

September 15: A Congregational Information Meeting on Accessibility

This Sunday, following the service Accessibility is an important value for us. The Board has called a meeting to consider possible steps and financial commitments we might make to improve accessibility. We have been exploring a renovation project that would create a more welcoming main floor as we continue to work with Beth Israel toward…

Catch up on our ‘BIG QUESTIONS’ at next week’s AGM

The Fellowship Annual General Meeting is after next Sunday’s service, May 26, with a simple lunch provided. It’s more than a meeting this year. The Board and Co-Visioning Task Force are taking it as an opportunity to connect and catch up in community around some of our “big questions.” You probably know we’ve been working…