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An elevator to the rooftop garden

Featured, News, Offices

Flashback to 7 years ago In August 2010, a colorful parade brought together staff members, volunteers, donors, and partners as the Roulant community moved from its small space on Duluth Street to the building at 111 rue Roy East, which has become such an important part of the organization’s fabric. Back then, we realized that our communities needed “spaces that …

Job Offer: Part-time Fundraising Administrator

Fundraising, Job Postings, Offices, Staff

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 who will support the fundraising team in building and sustaining strong relationships with Santropol Roulant’s donors. The application …

Rentals & Catering: what’s new at the Roulant?

Events, Kitchen, Offices

Did you know that the Roulant has a beautiful and diverse space for rent? Our second floor is ideal for conferences, workshops, or retreats! In addition, we’re thrilled to meet your full needs by offering an in-house catering service. Here’s what’s new in these two exciting initiatives: Space and taste: Improvements for the new year! 2015 was a year full of improvements …

Rent our Loft This Holiday Season

Food, Offices

Dear event planners, The Roulant has a loft space for rent: Ideal for conferences, workshops, training, employee retreats or a special Holiday gathering between colleagues or friends! The loft is located on the second floor of Santropol Roulant’s building. It is a spacious and bright space measuring over 1000 square feet, with a green wall. We also offer the option of …

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Green Wall Unveiled!

Agriculture, Offices, Urban Agriculture, Volunteering - Personal

A green loft at the Roulant Thanks to your plant clippings and construction help, we now have a magnificent green space in our second floor loft (see pics below)! This green wall adds a new dimension to urban gardening at the Roulant and also serves as a storage space in the loft. We invite you to come see the wall during your next visit …

Helps us Green the Roulant

Agriculture, export, Offices, Urban Agriculture

We’re working on plans to build a green wall in our second floor space, in order to bring more of that beautiful plant life inside our building! Are you moving out, do you have too many plants, or just feel like sharing? To help execute this project, we are reaching out to you! The Roulant is currently gathering houseplants and cuttings for our green wall …

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Hurray for Data Entry!

Offices, Volunteering - Personal

Our volunteer program is in need of your data entry skills! Every few weeks, there is information to be entered into our volunteer database, and we’re seeking people who like doing computer work, have good organisational skills, and are attentive to detail. Snacks and coffee/tea will be provided! If you’d like to help out, please email Ben. Thanks!

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Call for Submissions: Mural Artists

Local, News, Offices

We have an incredible opportunity to display the work happening inside our walls with the outside world, and we need your help to make it happen!  We are currently accepting submissions from mural artists who are available to paint the South-facing and West-facing walls of our building at the beginning of July. Deadline for submissions: June 1st, 2015 All the …

Welcome, Newcomers!

Featured, News, Offices

Three lovely ladies have joined the team in the last couple of weeks and we want you to meet them! With Amadea leaving for other challenges (and a big trip around the world!), we are pleased to introduce Marie, our new Social Entrepreneurship and Marketing coordinator! Coming from the restaurant industry, food has always been the means by which Marie wanted to create value and unique …

Job Offer: Entrepreneurship and Marketing Coordinator

Events, Featured, Frozen Meals, Fundraising, Job Postings, News, Offices, Staff

A great opportunity for a social entrepreneur is opening at the Roulant! This is a full-time position focused on developing our capacity to generate revenue internally through activities such as the rental of our community space, our catering service and selling frozen meals. The deadline to apply is Friday January 9th at 9 am. Here is some information about applying …

Volunteer Appreciation Party!

Events, Featured, News, Offices, Volunteering - Personal

Every day in every way Santropol Roulant volunteers make our programs run. In the kitchen, out on delivery, in the bike shop, or in the thick of our gardens: everything that the Roulant does happens thanks to your efforts. With the change of season, we want to thank you for all that you’ve done in 2014! When: Thursday, December 18th, …

Volunteering: Intergenerational Holiday Brunch!

Events, Featured, Food, Meals-on-Wheels, Offices, Seniors, Volunteering - Personal

T’was the 11th of December, all in a bunch, Gathered clients and volunteers, for the Roulant Holiday Brunch! A little reminder that our intergenerational holiday brunch is coming next month! We will be looking for volunteers to pick up clients, be a brunch “buddy”, work in the kitchen and/or serve the food. The holiday brunch is truly a special event, with …