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Cycle of Life: Augustine and Bernie

Featured, News

Life and death are part of our daily work. The Roulant is a community where strong bonds are forged very quickly, where we connect with unique, authentic, sometimes extravagant people of all ages. When people in the community pass away, we celebrate their lives and their contributions to the Roulant as a whole. Not every organization is fortunate enough to …

Adapted Sanitary Measures

COVID19, Featured

With the transition to the green zone for the Montreal metropolitan area, you may have seen an easing of some of the measures that have been in place since the beginning of the pandemic. Considering that the Roulant serves a more vulnerable population, we still have many barriers in place, but the experience of volunteering at the Roulant is nonetheless …

A Garden, A Pizza

Agriculture, Featured

For the second edition of the Jardin Pizza project, the Roulant welcomed fifteen kindergarten students from the École au Pied-de-la-Montagne. This project, initiated by Gianna from the neighbourhood butcher shop Volailles et Gibiers Fernando and conducted by the Urban Agriculture program, introduces the concept of the food cycle and notions of nutrition to the young students. With a visit to …

From the Roulant to You… Our Community!

Featured, Fundraising

Summer is a moment of new energy and growth. We spend more time immersed in our communities, both physical spaces and human networks. For those of us in Montreal, we have the great privilege of doing so on the unceded Indigenous lands of the Kanien’keha:ka nation, who are recognized as the custodians of the lands and waters on which we …

Your Fundraising Talent

Featured, Fundraising, Job Postings

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Get ready to immerse yourself in a mindset of gratitude and care! This role assists the fundraising team implement strategies to engage with our network of financial supporters and to educate donors and financial partners around Fundraising for Social Change and the principles of Community-Centric Fundraising. The work of this position centers around writing fundraising appeals, producing fundraising activities, campaigns …

The Roulant Extends to the East

Featured, Meals-on-Wheels

For more than 25 years, Santropol Roulant’s Meals-on-Wheels program has served warm meals to community members around Montreal facing a loss of autonomy or limited mobility. For close to 20 of those years, the areas served have stayed relatively the same. Over the past year, the Roulant team has initiated a pilot project to increase our internal capacity and explore …

Reducing Sugar, Not Flavour

Featured, Recipes

Marion, our community cook, left the kitchen team to continue using her creativity to introduce local food in short circuits in the Bas du Fleuve. Before leaving, one of her last projects was to update the dessert offering for our Meals-on-Wheels clients who have sugar restrictions. Discover a recipe from Diabète Québec which is now part of the regular dessert …

Santrovélo Is Recruiting

Featured, SantroVelo

Santrovélo will be open very soon for you to fix your bikes! Keep an eye on our Facebook page and our website as we open up by-appointment. But before that, we need your help! We’re recruiting volunteer members to help us behind the scenes on coordination tasks. This is the group that organizes everything and makes the shop run. Interested …

Join the Vermicollective

Collective - Compost, Featured

We’re looking for new members in the Vermicomposting Collective! Being a part of the collective means that you’re helping to minimize food waste from the Roulant’s kitchen, supporting the rooftop garden in growing strong, healthy plants, and learning about the wonderful creatures that are worms! We’re looking for a couple of people to join our weekly feeding rotation and also …

From Work From Home To Community Action

Featured, Volunteering - Corporate

Helping people grow and growing our impact go hand-in-hand at Santropol Roulant. You can nourish your team’s sense of purpose while growing your company’s community impact through safe and meaningful team-building opportunities at the Roulant. Your team will directly contribute to the Roulant’s essential food security and social inclusion initiatives! The agricultural season is underway at the Ferme du Roulant …

Fond Memories Of The Volunteer Community

Featured, Staff

Dear volunteers, I haven’t had the chance to share this news with most of you in person, but I wanted to share with you that I have left the Roulant at the end of March. This summer, I’m hoping to explore Quebec on my bicycle and, in September, I’ll be returning to university to develop an education program for young …

New Faces In The Team

Featured, Staff

The Roulant team has changed a lot over the past few weeks. With a reorganization of work and organizational chart, the Meals-on-Wheels program now has a new team in place. Laura, originally from Brittany, was educated in Montreal and has a master’s degree in political science. As manager of the Meals-on-Wheels, she will help make the service even more accessible …