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A Service Adapted For People with COVID-19

COVID19, Featured, Meals-on-Wheels

erin marche dans le champs

Three clients of the Meals-on-Wheels program have tested positive for COVID-19 in the past few weeks. Luckily, any exchanges that may have occurred between these clients and Roulant volunteers would have taken place when these three clients were not contagious. While instructions for Meals-on-Wheels clients are to not open the door during a delivery, direct interactions with volunteers remains a …

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William at the Roulant

Featured, Fundraising

Recently, staff were surprised and delighted to welcome a new member to the Santropol Roulant donor community. One day, we received a message from Heather, a former member of the Beekeeping Collective at the Roulant, with a special message accompanying a donation: “This gift is on behalf of my son, William (8 years old), who is deeply concerned about food …

An Out-of-the-Ordinary AGM

Featured, Governance

ellen melanie et jeremie dansent virtuellement

On May 28th, over 160 community members tuned in from all over the city, province, and globe for Santropol Roulant’s first ever completely online Annual General Meeting (AGM), making it the highest-attended AGM in Roulant history. In a time where we are more isolated than ever, we came together as a community and celebrated what we’ve been able to accomplish …

Job Offer EXTENDED: Administrative Assistant

Fundraising, Job Postings

Cartes et documents liés à la collecte de fonds

Santropol Roulant is looking for an organized and positive person to join our team as an Administrative Assistant to support the Roulant’s management. The candidate will contribute their energy toward building and sustaining strong connections with Santropol Roulant’s donors. They will gain fundraising experience in the context of a community organization, and become familiar with a diverse funding base. Key …

Job Offer: Meals-on-Wheels Outreach Worker

Job Postings, Meals-on-Wheels

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

Job Offer: Volunteer Program Dispatcher

Job Postings, Meals-on-Wheels, Volunteering - Corporate, Volunteering - Personal

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 …

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Your 2020 AGM

Events, Featured, Gouvernance

on and Pier together with the entire team will present the achievements of the 2019 year and the organization’s financial results, plus you will be able to vote for the members of the next board of directors. Since this event will be online, please help us out by registering in advance. While we can’t meet you at the Roulant, we …

Contaminated Seedlings

Agriculture

Véro travaille dans la serre

Although the early season tests came back negative, everything now seems to indicate that the nightshade seedlings from the farm and our gardens downtown are infected with bacterial canker. To those who took Solanaceae seedlings at the Roulant in recent weeks (peppers, cherry tomatoes, eggplant…): please destroy the seedlings and discard them. Do not put them in a composter. If …

How are you? Caring Calls in Times of Quarantine

COVID19, 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

COVID19, 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

COVID19, 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 …