Code of Conduct
Key Principles and Code of Conduct
Key Principles - Eretz Synagogue and Cultural Center (ECC) is an inclusive and engaging spiritual community.
We take aim to welcome everyone and operate on a foundation of equality and mutual respect. ECC is responsible for caring for all users of its facilities – members, staff, and visitors – and nobody should be made to feel unwelcome, uncomfortable, or unsafe. Everyone merits respect and can enjoy ECC's peace, friendship, and facilities without disorder.
Code of Conduct - This Code of Conduct requires ALL users (members and visitors) of ECC’s facilities to take all reasonable steps to:
Always refrain from disrespectful and offensive language and behavior.
Respect the safety of others.
Respect how services, functions, and activities are presented at ECC.
Avoid damaging the building, its contents, and other users' property.
If a member or visitor has any feedback or suggestions as to how ECC’s activities can be improved, this should be presented in a considered and respectful manner to ECC’s authorized officers or employees.
In addition, ALL users of ECC’s facilities can expect the following:
No one will be harassed, abused, or intimidated, either verbally or physically.
Everyone will be treated with dignity and respect regardless of race, nationality, gender, sexual orientation, disability, or age.
People’s feelings will be valued and respected at all times.
Language or humor that people find offensive and unwelcome will not be tolerated.
Incident Management - All incidents of harassment or improper behavior should be reported immediately to ECC’s authorized delegates. You can do so by contacting a member of the ECC office or Director. All such incidents will be addressed promptly and in confidence. In all cases, an amicable and acceptable resolution will be sought.
If a matter cannot be resolved by way of a cordial and acceptable apology and a commencing that the offense will not be repeated, the following action will be taken:
The offender will be given a warning that the offense shall not be repeated.
If there is a repeat offense, the offender will be barred from ECC’s facilities for a defined period or be excluded from ECC.
Any other action provided by the Bylaws of ECC or under the law.