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Sugar Shack Outing

Events, Featured, Meals-on-Wheels, Seniors

Every Spring, an intergenerational delegation of Santropol’s community members heads out for our annual Sugar Shack outing. This year was no exception as we drove to Mont-Saint-Grégoire on the south shore of Montreal in an uncertain, but forgiving weather. We do this because we strongly believe in reinforcing social inclusion and providing a sense of belonging to everyone through social …

AGM 2019: Shining Stars at the Roulant!

Governance

On March 28th, the Roulant welcomed 100 community members for its Annual General Meeting. Voting members (clients, volunteers, and donors), neighbours and friends joined together for a night of celebration, reflection and election. A SPECIAL THANK YOU Thank you to everyone who came out and made the evening such a success! Your presence and incredible engagement make the Roulant what …

Seedling sale & urban agriculture supplies

Agriculture, Events, General Store

Did you know that  the month of May is all about urban agriculture? For several years now, Cultiver Montreal organizes many neighbourhood events in celebration of urban gardens. We will be participating in two of these this year: Cultiver Verdun & Cultivons Le Plateau where you can come and get everything you need to cultivate this summer, but also meet …

Exciting Job Opportunities at the Roulant

Featured, Job Postings

Are you interested in working for an intergenerational community? Well, you’re in luck – this hub is hiring! The Roulant is a busy, vibrant community space alive with volunteer initiatives and regular events. If you love noisy and dynamic work environments, and interacting with people regularly, this might be the place for you. We’re committed to improving accessibility in our …

Job Offer: Fundraising Administrative Assistant

Featured, Fundraising, Job Postings

Do you love crunching numbers, working with databases and appreciating great people? Have you always wanted to work for the Roulant, but you’re only available part-time? You might be just the person we’re looking for! We’re looking for a new part-time Fundraising Administrator Assistant who will support the fundraising team in building and sustaining strong relationships with Santropol Roulant’s donors. …

Job Offer: Summer Community Cook

Featured, Job Postings, Kitchen

Apply now to join our team of kitchen superstars! The Summer Community Cook role focuses on enabling community members to develop and share their cooking skills through our Meals-on-Wheels volunteering opportunities, workshops and other activities in the kitchen. They will also play a strong role in kitchen components of the Roulant’s social entrepreneurship initiatives. The chosen candidate will work in close collaboration …

Job Offer: Communications Coordinator

Categorize Me!, Communications, Featured, Job Postings

If you love to keep people in the loop about all of the incredible social inclusion, food security and intergenerational connections happening at the Roulant, apply to join the staff team as the Communications Coordinator! Working with staff members across the organization, the Communications Coordinator will maintain and develop a variety of communication strategies to creatively tell our stories to a …

Start Volunteering in Agriculture this May!

Agriculture, Volunteering - Personal

Calling all green thumbs – the Agriculture Program will begin accepting volunteers for the 2019 season as of mid-May. This is a preliminary call-out to inform you of when and where volunteer shifts will be taking place and to gauge your interest and availability for different tasks and shifts (ex: gardening, farming, markets). Whether you’re a current or brand new volunteer …

Santrovelo is Recruiting!

SantroVelo

Santrovélo, our community, do-it-yourself bike shop, is recruiting new volunteers to make up its new coordination group. This all-new group of volunteers will coordinate all of Santrovelo’s activities on behalf of its members and continue the mission of making bicycle repair skills more accessible. We are looking to form a core committee responsible for its governance and operations. This new …

Kitchen workshop: Springtime cuisine

Kitchen Workshops, Recipes from our Community

We’re back for the 4th workshop of the year in the series Recipes from our community, where we invite members of our community of all ages to share their recipes and culinary successes. Gabrielle, a community member and communications coordinator for FSC (Food Secure Canada), will share with you some of her favourite springtime recipes that will make us dream about …

Your 2018 Annual Report

Communications, Featured, Publications

We are excited to present to you the 2018 annual report (below)! Learn more about the efforts, projects, and experiences lived at the Roulant last year through stories, images and statistics. Our theme for this report was all about Giving Back. In 2018, the Santropol Roulant community worked hard to (re)build healthy and human agricultural ecosystems through sustainability and accessibility. With …