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How are you? Caring Calls in Times of Quarantine

Meals-on-Wheels, Volunteering - Personal

Since the very beginning of Santropol Roulant, one of the components of our work has been social inclusion. During meal deliveries, volunteers usually interact with clients, even momentarily; just like a short visit that can have an uplifting impact on the clients. Unfortunately, since the COVID19 pandemic, one of our prevention measures has been not to enter in contact with …

Changes to the Volunteering Program

Featured, Volunteering - Personal

Nora et Janina préparent les frittatas en cuisine

We’re would like to thank all the volunteers who have committed their time to supporting us since the start of the pandemic, including those supporting us from their homes.  It would not be possible to continue doing our work without your help. Thank you for stepping in and stepping up! There have been many changes to our volunteer program over …

We Hope to See You Soon in the Kitchen

Featured, Kitchen

3 bénévoles travaillent en cuisine en temps de pandémie

This is one of the hardest and most emotional decisions we’ve made in recent years at Santropol Roulant. We have now suspended all volunteer shifts in the kitchen for the duration of the sanitary crisis. The kitchen of the Roulant has always been a place for inclusion, engagement, learning, conversation, and well-being. It really is at the heart of the …

From Sprint to Marathon – COVID-19 Response Continues

Featured, Fundraising

Klaus et Chris échangent lors du brunch

Dear amazing community members, By helping us stabilize for the past month and a half, you’ve shown us that we do have the capacity to continue as an organization, provided the right resources. We want to share with you what we’ve been able to accomplish with your support and what we’re planning to do. Six new staff members have been …

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Cooking For Your Community

Featured, Job Postings, Kitchen, Meals-on-Wheels

Aidan cuisine en souriant

Santropol Roulant is looking to complete its kitchen team! Are you a whiz in the kitchen? Do you love community, food, sustainability and seniors?  We’re looking for a Community Cook in our Meals-on-Wheels program. The position is part-time (20 hours per week) with a flexible schedule. Could it be you? Key Elements of the Job  Working under the supervision of …

2020 Board of Directors: Calling all Candidates

Featured, Gouvernance

Santropol Roulant’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) has been postponed to Thursday, May 28th, 2020! The event will take place online. There is still time for you to submit your application to join the Board of Directors! During the AGM, members of the Roulant – that is, anyone who has been a client, volunteer, staff member or donor within the past …

How to Help the Roulant

Featured, Meals-on-Wheels, News

With the new containment rules, seniors in Montreal need Santropol Roulant’s services even more. Here’s how you can help your community. Volunteering At the moment, the needs for volunteers are being met for the Roulant. If we have additional needs, we will reach out to the community again. We ask that you only call the Roulant if you already are …

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Prevention Measures – COVID-19

Featured, News

Here are the measures implemented by the Roulant, to prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and to protect the community of Santropol Roulant. Additional measures may be added without notice. Access to the Building If you have traveled or been in contact with someone who has been diagnosed with COVID-19 in the past 14 days, have a fever, …

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Job Offer: Volunteer Program Coordination Internship

Featured, Job Postings

Have you always wanted to work in a dynamic and fast-paced environment? Here’s a chance to work with our volunteers, learn about the daily operations, and participate in our collaborative management structure. The volunteer coordination internship is an enriching way to learn and grow at the Roulant! Get ready for a once in a lifetime experience working alongside an energetic …

You’re Invited to the 2020 Virtual AGM!

Events, Featured, Gouvernance

Santropol Roulant officially and warmly invites you to this year’s virtual Annual General Meeting (AGM)! When: Thursday May 28, 2020 What time: From 6:00pm to 8:30pm (to be confirmed) Where: online (the link will be sent by email, sign up now) Who : Roulant members The AGM is a moment for the community to gather and share the accomplishments of …

The Adventures of Laure-Adélie at Santropol Roulant

Featured, News, Volunteering - Personal

Laure-Adélie volunteers at the Roulant since December 2019. She’s involved in the kitchen and for meal deliveries and wanted to share an experience she lived while doing a delivery with Chris Kennedy, long-time member of the Roulant community. If you would like to share a volunteering experience with the community, send a quick email to Jean-François! Ed. The best activity …

A New Dimension of Urban Agriculture

Agriculture, Featured, Volunteering - Personal

Winter is a great moment in the year to plan the next growing season. While snow falls outside we take a moment to reflect on the highlights of the past season and where we can improve to better adapt the gardens to the needs of the community.   Helped with the survey that was completed last year by many members of …