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Community Farm Day: Strawberry Harvest

Events, Featured, Senneville Farm

Now that the agricultural season is up and running, the Roulant farm team is happy to welcome you, your family and friends to join us in celebrating the strawberry harvest at the Senneville Farm! It will be a festive day of picking (and eating!) strawberries, lending a hand with some weeding, and enjoying the serenity of the farm with a …

Our team is growing!

Agriculture, Featured, Meals-on-Wheels, Staff

As we approach the high season, Magali, Adrienne and Katherine are thrilled to introduce four new agricultural recruits on both the Urban Agriculture team and the Farm team, while an existing staff member takes two steps forward as the new head of the Meals-on-Wheels team. Read on and join us in welcoming and congratulating them all! Urban Agriculture Gardens Facilitators Gracia Badibanga (top, second from …

Join us: The Terrasses Roy are back in style!

Agriculture, Events, Featured

After a two-year hiatus for a makeover, the permanent phase of the Terrasses Roy is ready to welcome you back. As part of the Cultiver Montréal 2023 Festival, we invite you to join us at Cultiver Terrasses Roy and celebrate the beginning of the gardening season. Hope to see you all there! – Magali, urban agriculture program manager

Visit the La Cité garden in bloom

Agriculture, Events, Featured

After the success of the visits of La Cité-des-Hospitalières last September, we once again present the entire Roulant community with an opportunity to visit the site and walk through its marvelous blooming gardens. This visit is open to everyone – families and children are welcome! See you there! – Adrienne, Accessible Agriculture and Gardens Coordinator

Job postings: the Roulant needs you!

Featured, Job Postings

Being part of the Santropol Roulant team can be a powerful way to achieve social change in your community. If you are passionate about the Roulant mission, community engagement, or want to learn how to grow relationships with a large community of volunteers, clients, and donors, these opportunities are for you! Leverage your creativity as a Fundraising and Communications Officer …

Agriculture Volunteering

Agriculture, Featured, Volunteering - Personal

After an icy winter, fresh shoots and sprouts are coming up and announcing spring! The Roulant agriculture teams are excited to invite you to mark your calendars and to get ready to volunteer in the gardens. Agriculture Special Welcome Session We will be talking about the history and goals of our programs, what to expect, and answer any questions you …

National Volunteer Week: Come Celebrate

Events, Featured, Volunteering - Personal

April is the time to celebrate and share our gratitude to our volunteer community. This year, as part of National Volunteer Week from April 16-22, we felt it was important to highlight the importance of volunteers in maintaining a more resilient, healthy and caring community. Volunteering is unique to each individual and allows some to practice new skills, find meaning, …

New Faces in The Kitchen

Featured, Kitchen, Staff

The kitchen is the beating heart at the centre of the Roulant’s day-to-day action. Its team members, then, play a huge part in keeping things running beautifully! We welcome Ben and Kasha, who have joined the team to help run the Meals-on-Wheels and create a welcoming and engaging environment for everyone. Ben Heaslip (second on the right) A few weeks …

2023 AGM Recap: of governance and gratitude

Events, Featured, Gouvernance

On April 30, the Roulant reopened its doors for the first time in four years for the 2023 Annual General Meeting (AGM)! Over 109 voting members, neighbors and friends gathered in person (148 people in total, including clients and online participants) to celebrate all that we have accomplished as a community over the past year and to elect the new …

2023 AGM: Introducing candidates to the board

Featured, Governance

This year, we welcome eight members of our community from all walks of life to represent the Roulant on our Board of Directors and help to further the Roulant’s mission. You will also recognize a familiar face among our candidates, who is now up for re-election after his last two-year term. If you are wondering about the roles and needs …

Volunteers’ Testimonials: Share Your Story With the Community

Featured, Volunteering - Personal

Each year, Volunteer Appreciation Week falls in mid-April. For this year’s celebration, we invite you to share a video testimonial of your experience as a volunteer at the Roulant. We recommend that your testimonial be two to three minutes long and include a story about what volunteering with the Roulant’s programming contributes to your life along with an anecdote about …

Safe journey, Laura!

Featured, Staff

It is with a heavy heart that we share with you Laura’s departure at the end of March. Our Meals-on-Wheels manager is leaving us to join a community organization in France, working in the fields of equal opportunity and school perseverance. “I feel very fortunate to have been able to work in the stimulating, caring, and human environment that is …