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The Adventures of Laure-Adélie at Santropol Roulant

Featured, News, Volunteering - Personal

Laure-Adélie volunteers at the Roulant since December 2019. She’s involved in the kitchen and for meal deliveries and wanted to share an experience she lived while doing a delivery with Chris Kennedy, long-time member of the Roulant community. If you would like to share a volunteering experience with the community, send a quick email to Jean-François! Ed. The best activity …

A New Dimension of Urban Agriculture

Agriculture, Featured, Volunteering - Personal

Winter is a great moment in the year to plan the next growing season. While snow falls outside we take a moment to reflect on the highlights of the past season and where we can improve to better adapt the gardens to the needs of the community.   Helped with the survey that was completed last year by many members of …

Surveying for the Future

Beekeeping Collective, Collective - Compost, Collective - Mycollective, Featured, Fruits Défendus, SantroVelo, Volunteering - Corporate, Volunteering - Personal

The Roulant wants to understand its volunteer community better through a new volunteer survey. If you have volunteered at the Roulant in the past, please take 10-15 minutes to fill out this anonymous survey. Your input is invaluable in helping the Roulant adapt to the reality of volunteers into the future! You have until February 26th to complete the survey.

This Winter, Volunteer!

Meals-on-Wheels, Volunteering - Personal

Come volunteer and help the Meals-on-Wheels service through the winter months. Even a day or two to spare would help! The Meals-on-Wheels service runs Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday.  There are morning cooking shifts, afternoon packaging shifts and afternoon delivery shifts. We typically need more help earlier in the week. If you would like to have a regular shift, …

Thank You Volunteers

Events, Volunteering - Personal

Once again, thank you to all our volunteers you are such an important part of the Roulant community. The Volunteer Appreciation Party was a great success and we are proud to share with you some pictures that were taken by Arash and Robert, our volunteer photographers of the night. See you soon at the Holiday Brunch!

Volunteer at the Holiday Brunch

Events, Seniors, Volunteering - Personal

As the first snowflakes appear, we know it’s time to get ready to host the annual Holiday Brunch for our Meals-on-Wheels clients! This year’s brunch will be on Thursday, December 12th. This is by far the most popular event for our Meals-on-Wheels clients and a great opportunity to get to know them better as we share a traditional holiday meal …

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, 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, …