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2020 Board of Directors: Calling all Candidates

Featured, Gouvernance

Are you a member of the Roulant? Would you like to further your involvement in the Roulant as an administrator and join the Board of Directors? Submit your application to run for election at our next Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Thursday March 26, 2020! During the AGM, members of the Roulant – that is, anyone who has been a …

Surveying for the Future

Beekeeping Collective, Collective - Compost, Collective - Mycollective, Featured, Fruits Défendus, SantroVelo, Volunteering - Corporate, Volunteering - Personal

The Roulant wants to understand its volunteer community better through a new volunteer survey. If you have volunteered at the Roulant in the past, please take 10-15 minutes to fill out this anonymous survey. Your input is invaluable in helping the Roulant adapt to the reality of volunteers into the future! You have until February 26th to complete the survey.

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 …

Thanks to our Corporate Team Builders & Volunteers!

Featured, Volunteering - Corporate

Santropol Roulant wrapped up a record-breaking second half of 2019 by welcoming nearly 200 employees from 15 companies for fun and meaningful team-building and volunteer activities. From farming to cooking to knocking on doors, we’d like to thank all of our Corporate Partners for choosing to increase their social impact through team building at the Roulant, and thank all the …

This Winter, Volunteer!

Featured, Meals-on-Wheels, Volunteering - Personal

Come volunteer and help the Meals-on-Wheels service through the winter months. Even a day or two to spare would help! The Meals-on-Wheels service runs Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday.  There are morning cooking shifts, afternoon packaging shifts and afternoon delivery shifts. We typically need more help earlier in the week. If you would like to have a regular shift, …

The 2020 Meal Calendar is Online!

Featured, Meals-on-Wheels

From Lasagna to Lamb, chili to chicken pot pie… the Roulant’s 2020 Meals-on-Wheels Calendar is now online and features tried and tested classics, plus many new recipes that keep your community well fed all year round. Share it with someone you know who would like to receive meals, or with your network to show what the Roulant community accomplishes day …

The collectives are looking for new members!

Collective - Apiculture, Collective - Compost, Collective - Fruits Defendus, Collective - Mycollective, Featured, SantroVelo

As the new year begins, the Roulant’s collectives are looking for passionate and committed volunteers to join them and make a difference in the community. The collectives offer a way to get deeply involved in an aspect of food, whether its fruit harvesting, cultivating mushrooms, closing the food cycle with composting or attending to beehives on our roof. The bike …

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

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 …

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 …