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Collaborating According to our Values

Featured, Fundraising, Politics

Corporate Partnerships Santropol Roulant partners with up to 120 companies each year. Most of these are large, local companies with more than 50 employees. In the usual pre-pandemic context, this number grows slightly on average, year over year.  A vast majority of collaborations take place through team building activities, a very popular way to bring employees together to have a …

Your Fundraising Talent for Social Change

Featured, Fundraising, Job Postings

Fundraising can be a powerful means of achieving social change in your community. If you feel passionate about the Roulant’s mission, uplifting your community, or learning how to build relationships with a vast community of donors and financial partners, this opportunity could be for you! The Fundraising Officer assists the fundraising team in implement strategies to engage with our network …

Volunteering to Deliver Meals

Featured, Meals-on-Wheels, Volunteering - Personal

For her last blog post, follow Adeline taking part in a delivery shift for Santropol Roulant. I couldn’t wait to try out meal delivery with the Roulant. This is a shift that takes place in the afternoon, from approximately 2:45 p.m. to 5 p.m. As this was my first time doing the deliveries, I was asked to arrive 30 minutes …

A Garden Full of History

Agriculture, Events, Fundraising

Here’s a last minute invitation! If you wish, you can help us reach our fall fundraising goal by participating in a special visit to our new agricultural plot in the heart of the Cité des Hospitalières, this Saturday, October 9. From 10:30 am to 12:00 pm, follow Pier and Adrienne into the heart of this peaceful haven at the foot …

Comforting Recipes

Featured, Recipes

With fall gently peering around the corner, it’s time to pull out our cozy sweaters and start thinking about warm, comforting, and nourishing dishes. Here are two Autumn-inspired recipes – one savoury, one sweet – to see you through the shorter days with a full belly and a hearty smile. Photo credit : Dilyara Garifullina/Unsplash

Working in the heart of the Roulant

Featured, Job Postings, Kitchen

They say that the kitchen is the heart of the Roulant. It’s where fresh ingredients that have grown on our farm, in our garden, or on our rooftop garden converge to be transformed into meals by a team of volunteers! The kitchen is also where care is brought to tailor our meals to the individual needs of our client community. …

Cooking with Adeline

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

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

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

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, 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 …