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Santrovélo Fall News

Biking, SantroVelo, Volunteering - Personal

Recruiting New Volunteers! Want to empower people to repair their own bikes and help coordinate a community workshop? Come join us! We are recruiting new volunteers for many roles from in-shop roles like mechanics and greeters as well as many support roles that help the shop run. Our next orientation session will be on November 5, 2019, at 6:30 pm. …

Preserving the Harvest

Food Preservation, Kitchen, Volunteering - Personal

It’s harvest season and the Roulant kitchen is receiving tons of beautiful veggies from the Ferme du Roulant. We’re working hard to transform them so that we can continue enjoying them all year round. Want to come help out?  We’re looking for volunteers to help out with food preservation shifts (Thursdays from 2:00 – 6:00pm) and food cycle shifts (Fridays …

Volunteer Appreciation Party

Events, Featured, Volunteering - Personal

There is no way Santropol Roulant could do its work without the help of our amazing volunteer community. To celebrate and thank you all, we are hosting a volunteer appreciation party on November 7th. All current, former, and future volunteers are enthusiastically invited to join! When: Thursday, November 7th, 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm Where: 111 Roy East, 2nd floor Why: Because …

Fall Intergenerational Event

Events, Seniors, Volunteering - Personal

Calling all our amazing volunteers! With Fall slowly coming back, we are planning our annual outing to the apple orchards. Keeping with tradition, we will head out of the city and visit the Vergers Charbonneau for another great intergenerational event.  Outings such as this one serve as a unique opportunities to bring people together across generations and cultures and gather …

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Rue Fermier 2019 – Volunteers needed

Agriculture, Events, Volunteering - Personal

Only a few weeks left before our biggest event of the summer: Rue Fermier! As a community celebration, we want to give you an opportunity to go behind the scenes as a volunteer. In short: When: July 18th between 4pm and 9pm Where: 111 rue Roy east, on Roy street between Coloniale and De Bullion Who: The Roulant community, neighbours, partners, friends and the …

Kitchen Volunteer survey

Kitchen, Meals-on-Wheels, Statistics, Volunteering - Personal

Have you volunteered in our kitchen, helping to prepare or package meals? If yes, we want to hear from you! The kitchen team is looking for ways to improve the volunteer experience during kitchen shifts and a big part of that is collecting feedback from the community. We invite you to take a few minutes to fill out the survey, …

Start Volunteering in Agriculture this May!

Agriculture, Volunteering - Personal

Calling all green thumbs – the Agriculture Program will begin accepting volunteers for the 2019 season as of mid-May. This is a preliminary call-out to inform you of when and where volunteer shifts will be taking place and to gauge your interest and availability for different tasks and shifts (ex: gardening, farming, markets). Whether you’re a current or brand new volunteer …

Volunteers and workshop participants related to urban agriculture: we want your opinion!

Agriculture, Community Workshops, Urban Agriculture, Volunteering - Personal

We have put together a small survey to better understand our community related to our urban agriculture program and especially to be able to always better improve the activities that we propose to you in connection with our urban gardens! It will only take 3 minutes of your time to fill out the online form right here. It is also …

Save the Date- Volunteer Appreciation Party

Events, Volunteering - Personal

Every day in every way, Santropol Roulant volunteers make our programs run. In the kitchen, out on delivery, in the thick of our gardens and in a million other ways, everything that the Roulant does happens thanks to your efforts. Current, former, and future volunteers are enthusiastically invited to the volunteer appreciation party. When: Thursday, November 8th, 5:00 pm – …

Join the core of the collective: Les Fruits défendus

Collective - Fruits Defendus, Fruits Défendus, Volunteering - Personal

Would you like to make an impact in the world of urban agriculture in Montreal, all while enjoying the sweet nourishing fruits of your labour? Then this is your chance! Les Fruits défendus is recruiting new core committee members to join its all-volunteer community! The collective’s mission is to reduce food waste, increase its accessibility to local food and to …

Come help us close the gardens!

Agriculture, Volunteering - Personal

Fall is officially here and the agricultural season is sadly coming to an end. This means that we have to close this summer in beauty with 2 volunteer shifts in order to tear-down the gardens In the Terrasses Roy on October 11th: from 13h30 to 15h from 15h to 18h30 On the rooftop garden the 13th of October: from 9h30 …

Volunteer Call-Out – Summer Celebration Picnic

Events, Food, Volunteering - Personal

Call out to all our amazing volunteers! To celebrate the arrival of Summer, The Meals-on-Wheels program is hosting an intergenerational picnic on its Terrasse on Thursday June 28th, from 11:30 am to 2:00 pm. The event is intended to bring together our meals-on-wheels community for a day of sunshine (hopefully!) and yummy food, with a special focus on providing our client-members …