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Thanks to our Corporate Team Builders & Volunteers!

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!

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!

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, 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!

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, 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!

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

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 …

Les Fruits Défendus is recruiting new core volunteers

Collective - Fruits Defendus

Would you like to get involved in a collective movement focused on improving access to fresh fruits in your neighbourhood? Then this is your chance! Les Fruits défendus is recruiting new core committee members to join. We need motivated new members to join us and help pursue our collective mission by supporting, planning and organizing the activities of the collective, …

Roulant Holiday Gift Guide

General Store

Spread joy (and maybe a little jam) by making the Roulant the next stop on your holiday gift list! When you buy gifts for your loved ones from Santropol Roulant, you support our mission of ensuring food security and social inclusion for people with a loss of autonomy in Montreal. They’re gifts that give twice! GENERAL STORE The General store …

Cycling Through Winter

Biking, Community Workshops, SantroVelo

With the first snowfall of the year, SantroVélo invites you to learn about winter cycling. On November 21st at 6 pm Magali will help you unravel the secrets of this efficient transportation mode that is way more accessible than we might think! This theoric presentation will take place on the second floor of the ROulant and will include a Q&A …