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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, Featured, 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, Featured, 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 …

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Volunteer Program Transitions

Featured, News, Staff, Volunteering - Personal

After seven years at the Roulant, our Volunteer Program Coordinator Ben Finkelberg, will be leaving the organization in July. In his own words: “I have been fortunate during my time here to meet many incredible people involved with the Volunteer Program, and to welcome so many more. I have been continually impressed and humbled by the spirit and dedication of …

Calling all green thumbs – volunteering in agriculture this season

Agriculture, Featured, Urban Agriculture, Volunteering - Corporate, Volunteering - Personal

Calling all green thumbs – our Agriculture Program will begin accepting volunteers for the 2018 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 interested …

Project Imagination – a huge success!

Events, Featured, Meals-on-Wheels, Volunteering - Personal

We recently had the pleasure of hosting an evening of art and conversation, in celebration of the work of George Harris, architect and member of our Meals-on-Wheels client community. This evening was titled Project Imagination and was the brainchild of the Roulant’s satellite student group – McGill Students for Santropol Roulant. In their own words: Project Imagination started out as …

SANTROVÉLO – Recruiting New Volunteers!

Biking, SantroVelo, Volunteering - Personal

Want to empower people to repair their own bikes and maintain Santropol Roulant delivery bikes? Santrovélo is seeking volunteers who can commit to approximately six hours (or more) per month during the summer (May-August). We will be hosting an orientation on May 3rd at 6 pm, followed by a two-part mechanic training session. The first part will be on that same day, …