About

Culture. Food. Accommodation.

St. John’s Institute is the cornerstone of an amazing living experience. We a non-profit charitable organization providing an affordable residence that offers a comfortable living environment in a facility originally established by our Ukrainian Orthodox community.

SJI is also a site for some of Edmonton’s best arts and culture events, and offers event room / meeting space rentals at very reasonable prices. Whether you’re a non-profit organization, an arts and culture group, an Edmonton-based business, a Ukrainian organization, or just looking for a space to rent, SJI can accommodate you!

Many thanks  to Theodora Harasymiw for creating the beautiful hand-crafted mosaic in SJI’s Krawford Courtyard. You can find more information on Theodora’s work here.

What We Offer

1
Culture

SJI is dedicated to promoting Edmonton’s arts and culture scene. We provide sponsorship and support for a number of local and national organizations and also host numerous arts and culture events in our facility throughout the year.

2
Food

We pride ourselves on our excellent food! Cooked in-house by our talented cooks, SJI offers home cooked meals for our residents and their guests.

3
Accommodation

SJI offers an affordable housing option in a desirable location. Close to shopping centres, restaurants, and public transit, SJI is a place to call home when you’re away from home! Visit our Accommodation page for more information on our Bachelor, 2-bed, 3-bed, and 4-bed suites.

Board of Directors and Staff

Board of Directors, 2018-2019

  • Dr. Tania Mysak, Chair
  • Natalia Toroshenko, Vice-Chair
  • Bill Skorobohach, Treasurer
  • Ivan Lypovyk
  • Terry Tanasiuk
  • Myrna Kostash
  • Gladys Marie Magega
  • Richard Serna
  • Iris Ciona
  • Rev. Father Georg Podtepa, Chaplain

St. John’s Institute Staff

Administration

  • Racquel Torres, Operations Manager

Kitchen

  • Emmy Mejia, Cook
  • Bernadeth Yasa, Cook

Facilities

  • Gerald Hernandez, Maintenance
  • Carmelita Sanchez, Housekeeping
  • Rachelle Champagne, Dishwasher

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