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Thank you agriculture volunteers 2021!

Agriculture, Featured, Volunteering - Personal

The invitation was extended on October 1st to all those who have been involved in the farm, urban agriculture or the market for the fantastic work done over the season. Planting 5200 garlic cloves, farm Olympics, food and sunshine were all part of the celebration. A huge thank you for a wonderful season! Photo credits: Nazmus Syed/Santropol Roulant

A Disguised Volunteer Community

Events, Featured, Volunteering - Personal

On November 4, the famous Volunteer Appreciation Party was held. In addition to getting together with a Halloween theme, a carefully prepared snack was served to accompany the music, dance and storytelling performances! Thank you to the entire volunteer community and we look forward to seeing you again soon! Give another listen to Charlie and Mike’s creation 👇👇👇👇 Photo credits: …

Volunteering to Deliver Meals

Featured, Meals-on-Wheels, Volunteering - Personal

For her last blog post, follow Adeline taking part in a delivery shift for Santropol Roulant. I couldn’t wait to try out meal delivery with the Roulant. This is a shift that takes place in the afternoon, from approximately 2:45 p.m. to 5 p.m. As this was my first time doing the deliveries, I was asked to arrive 30 minutes …

Cooking with Adeline

Kitchen, Meals-on-Wheels, Volunteering - Personal

This week, Adeline tells us about her experience in the kitchen preparing meals. The meal preparation takes place in the morning, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. That way the food assembly and the deliveries can be conveniently done in the afternoon. When I arrived at the Roulant, an employee greeted me and directed me to the kitchen. I met …

Volunteering at the Ferme du Roulant

Agriculture, Senneville Farm, Volunteering - Personal

Adeline, one of the Roulant volunteer, chose to write about her experience volunteering in the different programs at Santropol Roulant. This week, join her while she gets her hands dirty at the Ferme du Roulant. See what a morning of peri-urban farming looks like: The Ferme du Roulant is located about thirty minutes by car from Montreal. Jean-François, Santropol Roulant’s …

Volunteers Survey Results 2020

Volunteering - Personal

Once upon a time… …We conducted a survey in order to better understand our volunteer community.  We asked ourselves: who were these marvellous people who were giving their time to care for their community?  What made them so generous, so devoted? And what could we do to ensure that their experience at the Roulant became even more wonderful? Friends, we …

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Community (Day)Tour

News, Seniors, Volunteering - Personal

On the occasion of the International Day of Older Persons, the Roulant takes the community (Day)Tour. A nod to a city’s roadworks and to the contribution of the community sector in response to the pandemic, the Community (Day)Tour will be an opportunity for the Roulant and its community to come together virtually! This fall-flavoured event will allow the community to …

Your Community Needs You

Agriculture, COVID19, Meals-on-Wheels, Volunteering - Personal

Although the deconfinement is felt throughout the city, the vulnerable people still need you. Help the Roulant deliver nutritious meals to seniors, people with different levels of mobility or with a loss of autonomy, 5 days a week, 52 weeks a year. Volunteer with the Meals-on-Wheels and feed your community! The Roulant gardens take advantage of the splendid weather to …

Job Offer: Volunteer Program Dispatcher

Job Postings, Meals-on-Wheels, Volunteering - Corporate, Volunteering - Personal

Have you always wanted to work in a dynamic and fast-paced environment? Here’s a chance to work with our volunteers, learn about the daily operations, and participate in our collaborative management structure. The volunteer coordination internship is an enriching way to learn and grow at the Roulant! Get ready for a once in a lifetime experience working alongside an energetic …

How are you? Caring Calls in Times of Quarantine

COVID19, Meals-on-Wheels, Volunteering - Personal

Since the very beginning of Santropol Roulant, one of the components of our work has been social inclusion. During meal deliveries, volunteers usually interact with clients, even momentarily; just like a short visit that can have an uplifting impact on the clients. Unfortunately, since the COVID19 pandemic, one of our prevention measures has been not to enter in contact with …

Changes to the Volunteering Program

COVID19, Volunteering - Personal

Nora et Janina préparent les frittatas en cuisine

We’re would like to thank all the volunteers who have committed their time to supporting us since the start of the pandemic, including those supporting us from their homes.  It would not be possible to continue doing our work without your help. Thank you for stepping in and stepping up! There have been many changes to our volunteer program over …