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2020, Appetizing Year!

Featured, Meals-on-Wheels

Crédit Photo Sandrine Corbeil 2019

2020 promises to be an exciting year for the Roulant community. Without revealing all the surprises that the year holds, here is a sample of what awaits you. Increased accessibility: The new entrance to the Roulant, including new automatic doors, will be ready for the AGM in March, we promise! Taking the right direction: Thanks to increased accessibility, it will …

An Amazing Brunch for an Extraordinary Community!

Events, Featured, Seniors

On December 12, Santropol Roulant community gathered for the traditional Holiday Brunch. Nearly 100 guests including clients and their friends and families, volunteers and staff were present. This event allows for the members of the Roulant community to exchange and build bridges between generations while sharing a hearthy home cooked meal. Thanks to everyone who was involved in the success …

Looking for a Community Cook

Featured, Job Postings, Kitchen

Santropol Roulant is looking to complete its kitchen team! Are you a whiz in the kitchen? Are you a Canadian citizen under 30? Do you love community, food, sustainability and seniors?  In partnership with Young Canada Works, we’re looking for a Community Cook in our Meals-on-Wheels program. The position is full-time (30 hours per week) until May and part-time (20 …

Feed the Community : Kitchen Programs Manager

Featured, Job Postings, Kitchen

About the Position The Kitchen Manager plays a pivotal role in shaping and supporting our kitchen programs at the Roulant, with a particular focus on our meals on wheels service. The Kitchen Manager will oversee all regular kitchen services, maintain service quality and lead the team of kitchen staff in delivering a continuum of food service for our community in …

Small Gestures, Big Impact: Give now to the Winter Campaign!

Featured, Fundraising

A moment of listening for a volunteer. Welcoming a neighbour on the farm. Adapting a recipe to suit the dietary restrictions of seniors. Sending a card to a community member we’re thinking of. Growing flowers that volunteers give to clients on delivery routes. The Roulant community has always made big moves to change the relationship Montrealers have with their food, …

Rocking Around the Roulant

Featured, Staff

November was a rocky month for the Roulant team. First of all, we would like to congratulate Gaëlle and Jean-François Fournier for their second child. Jean-François will be out on paternity leave until January. Magali Casaubon already took the relay as Coordinator of the Meals-on-Wheels client community. Magali was the administrative manager of the Ferme du Roulant during the 2019 …

Les Fruits Défendus is recruiting new core volunteers

Collective - Fruits Defendus

Would you like to get involved in a collective movement focused on improving access to fresh fruits in your neighbourhood? Then this is your chance! Les Fruits défendus is recruiting new core committee members to join. We need motivated new members to join us and help pursue our collective mission by supporting, planning and organizing the activities of the collective, …

Roulant Holiday Gift Guide

Featured, General Store

Spread joy (and maybe a little jam) by making the Roulant the next stop on your holiday gift list! When you buy gifts for your loved ones from Santropol Roulant, you support our mission of ensuring food security and social inclusion for people with a loss of autonomy in Montreal. They’re gifts that give twice! GENERAL STORE The General store …

Cycling Through Winter

Biking, Community Workshops, SantroVelo

With the first snowfall of the year, SantroVélo invites you to learn about winter cycling. On November 21st at 6 pm Magali will help you unravel the secrets of this efficient transportation mode that is way more accessible than we might think! This theoric presentation will take place on the second floor of the ROulant and will include a Q&A …

Workshop: Mexican Cuisine

Kitchen Workshops, Recipes from our Community

We’re back for another workshop in the series Recipes from our community, where we invite members of our community of all ages to share their recipes and culinary successes. Barbara, a community member is looking forward to sharing with us some classic mexican recipes. She is thrilled to share some of her heritage with us through recipes that remind her of home. …

Thank You Volunteers

Events, Volunteering - Personal

Once again, thank you to all our volunteers you are such an important part of the Roulant community. The Volunteer Appreciation Party was a great success and we are proud to share with you some pictures that were taken by Arash and Robert, our volunteer photographers of the night. See you soon at the Holiday Brunch!

Construction at the Roulant

Offices

Construction is taking place at the Roulant and will continue until January 2020. The main objetive is to modernise the main door and make it accessible to all level of mobility while adding a hall that will improve energy efficiency of the building. Meanwhile, there will be around ten days when the access to the main door will be limited. …