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The community sector on strike!

Staff

For 27 years, Santropol Roulant has worked to improve food security and foster social inclusion for members of its company in Montreal. This work is possible thanks to the financial support of multiple partners, including generous donors and members of the Roulant community, but also through funding from different levels of government. While the needs for services offered by the …

So Long, Dear Friends

Staff

The journeys of every member of our team illustrates the Roulant’s occasional role as a stepping stone for the people of our community. Amongst ourselves, we speak lovingly of the Roulant as an educational experience, or as a laboratory of sorts. Thus, Eloise, Jamiey and Jean-François, who have given their all with so much generosity over the years, will henceforth …

Thank you Brooke

Featured, Staff

After five years at the Roulant, our colleague Brooke is moving on to new challenges at Community Food Centres of Canada. Brooke arrived at the Roulant in the spring of 2016 and has left her mark on the Roulant through the many projects she has successfully led.  She began as Communications Coordinator, then moved on to Partner Engagement Coordinator. In …

Fond Memories Of The Volunteer Community

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

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 …

Hop On Board

Job Postings, Staff

A crew change is fast approaching at the Roulant and administrative and kitchen positions will soon be available. We are looking for people with skills and experience in fundraising and development, grant writing, program and project management, culinary techniques and managing a small kitchen team. Joining the Roulant team offers attractive compensation and benefits, allows you to work in a …

Lead the Meals-on-Wheels Team!

Job Postings, Meals-on-Wheels, Staff

Meals-on-Wheels Manager We’re looking for a Meals-on-Wheels manager who will lead the charge of expanding our Meals-on-Wheels program with the support of the volunteer and client sides of our Meals-on-Wheels team. If you have experience working leading people in a highly collaborative environment, and understand project management and program development in the social service sector, this might be the perfect …

Thunder Kitchen Brigade

Kitchen, Staff

Day after day the kitchen is buzzing with activity. Whether it’s the team planning the week, and preparing orders, or the laughter of volunteers getting together and preparing and packing meals. Not to mention the many jokes and improvised dances at the dishwashing station. To be able to deliver personalized hot meals, 5 days a week, 52 weeks a year, …

A Supercharged Meals-on-Wheels

Meals-on-Wheels, Staff

6 people are lining up with items used for volunteer shifts

So much has happened in the last six months, both in the world around us and at Santropol Roulant. Yet, things are still rolling full speed at the Rouant, thanks to the incredible work of volunteers and staff, nourishing vulnerable and isolated Montrealers. Thank you! In March, the entire Roulant community mobilized unlike ever before to ensure the safe continuity …

Change of Guard

Agriculture, Kitchen, Staff

à gauche, magali fait les semis en portant un chandail orange. à droite, aidan est accroupie et flatte un chat dans l'entrée du Roulant

As the Roulant evolves and continues to make high-quality food accessible to seniors, people with reduced autonomy or with varying levels of mobility, the organization’s key program wheel has been handed over to two new people. We invite you to meet Aidan the Kitchen Programs Manager and Magali the Urban Agriculture Program Manager. Jean-François Veilleux: First of all, congratulations on …

Changing Crew

News, Staff

L'équipe du Roulant à la ferme

The Roulant is a large ship that moves forward thanks to its talented crew. In good weather as in storms, the ship makes its way and allows its team to develop skills and live experiences while participating in the life of the community. At the height of summer, 41 people were simultaneously employed by the Roulant. Occasionally, once in port, …

A New Dynamic Team

Staff

l'équipe de la ferme dans le champ d'ail

At the office, Chelsea has completed her tenure in the volunteer program. After 9 months of rubbing shoulders with volunteers and clients daily, Chelsea has decided to seek a more agricultural aspect to her work. She will be traveling between Ferme du Roulant and other farms during the summer. Ellen is joined by Fiona, the new dispatcher at the volunteer …