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Cooking with Adeline

Featured, Kitchen, Meals-on-Wheels, Volunteering - Personal

This week, Adeline tells us about her experience in the kitchen preparing meals. The meal preparation takes place in the morning, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. That way the food assembly and the deliveries can be conveniently done in the afternoon. When I arrived at the Roulant, an employee greeted me and directed me to the kitchen. I met …

Rue Fermier 2021, A Success for the Community

Events, Featured

After nearly 20 months without an event, the Roulant welcomed its community to celebrate Rue Fermier. And what a warm and wonderful celebration it was! Together we shared, ate, laughed, and admired the beauty of the gardens and the broader community of the Roulant. Together we enjoyed the music of harpist Marie Hamilton, the trad trio Bastringues Boys, and DJ …

Our First Statements

Featured, Politics

Santropol Roulant is embarking on something new: we are experimenting with positioning ourselves politically. As an organization that has served Montrealers in need for more than 26 years, we know that our work is tied to what’s happening around us. While we do not endorse a particular party or candidate, we have beliefs that influence our work and we’ve decided …

Become a watchful whip-poor-will

Featured, Gouvernance

The Safer Spaces Committee, also known as the Watchful whip-poor-wills, is looking for volunteer committee members to continue the implementation of the Safer Space Policy. Do you want the Roulant to be an even more welcoming space where everyone can bring their individuality and thrive? Here is what you’ll do as a volunteer committee member: Promote safer space as defined …

Volunteering at the Ferme du Roulant

Agriculture, Featured, Senneville Farm, Volunteering - Personal

Adeline, one of the Roulant volunteer, chose to write about her experience volunteering in the different programs at Santropol Roulant. This week, join her while she gets her hands dirty at the Ferme du Roulant. See what a morning of peri-urban farming looks like: The Ferme du Roulant is located about thirty minutes by car from Montreal. Jean-François, Santropol Roulant’s …

Rue Fermier Together

Events, Featured

Rue Fermier Togetherness 2021 Join us September 10th for an evening of togetherness! After more than a year without gatherings, the Roulant is ready to welcome you for a fun, scaled-down and socially distanced version of Rue Fermier and our annual fundraising gala. Join your wonderful intergenerational community of members—donors, volunteers, clients, staff and neighbours—to celebrate all that we have …

Cycle of Life: Augustine and Bernie

Featured, News

Life and death are part of our daily work. The Roulant is a community where strong bonds are forged very quickly, where we connect with unique, authentic, sometimes extravagant people of all ages. When people in the community pass away, we celebrate their lives and their contributions to the Roulant as a whole. Not every organization is fortunate enough to …

Adapted Sanitary Measures

COVID19, Featured

With the transition to the green zone for the Montreal metropolitan area, you may have seen an easing of some of the measures that have been in place since the beginning of the pandemic. Considering that the Roulant serves a more vulnerable population, we still have many barriers in place, but the experience of volunteering at the Roulant is nonetheless …

A Garden, A Pizza

Agriculture, Featured

For the second edition of the Jardin Pizza project, the Roulant welcomed fifteen kindergarten students from the École au Pied-de-la-Montagne. This project, initiated by Gianna from the neighbourhood butcher shop Volailles et Gibiers Fernando and conducted by the Urban Agriculture program, introduces the concept of the food cycle and notions of nutrition to the young students. With a visit to …

From the Roulant to You… Our Community!

Featured, Fundraising

Summer is a moment of new energy and growth. We spend more time immersed in our communities, both physical spaces and human networks. For those of us in Montreal, we have the great privilege of doing so on the unceded Indigenous lands of the Kanien’keha:ka nation, who are recognized as the custodians of the lands and waters on which we …

Your Fundraising Talent

Featured, Fundraising, Job Postings

Cartes et documents liés à la collecte de fonds

Get ready to immerse yourself in a mindset of gratitude and care! This role assists the fundraising team implement strategies to engage with our network of financial supporters and to educate donors and financial partners around Fundraising for Social Change and the principles of Community-Centric Fundraising. The work of this position centers around writing fundraising appeals, producing fundraising activities, campaigns …