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Volunteer Appreciation Party – Save the Date!

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. With the change of season, we want to thank you for all that you have done throughout 2017! Current, former, …

Client Holiday Brunch – Seeking Volunteers

Events, Meals-on-Wheels, Volunteering - Personal

As the cold season arrives, we are getting ready to host the annual Holiday Brunch for our Meals-on-Wheels clients, on Thursday December 14th! 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 you share a traditional holiday meal (meat and vegetarian options available). You are welcome to sign-up for one …

Gala: We Need Your Help!

Events, Volunteering - Personal

We’re looking for volunteers to help out at our upcoming Masked Pumpkin Gala, coming up on Thursday, November 2nd. The Gala is Santropol Roulant’s biggest fundraising event of the year, and volunteers are key to making it a success! Last year over 100 volunteers came out to support the organization and celebrate with the community. The 2016 Gala brought together over …

Call for Candidates: Treasurer of the Board of Directors

Featured, Governance, News, Volunteering - Personal

The Santropol Roulant Board of Directors is seeking a new member to fill the role of Treasurer, beginning in October 2017. The Board provides leadership, direction and oversight through, for example, the development of long-term strategic plans and organizational policies. In particular, the Treasurer is responsible for reviewing financial results and making recommendations to the board regarding financial decisions and …

Your help needed! Intergenerational Apple Picking

Events, Meals-on-Wheels, Volunteering - Personal

Calling all our amazing volunteers!  Fall is just around the corner, and what better way to welcome it than spending a day in nature. As part of our series of intergenerational events, Santropol Roulant is organizing an apple picking event at an orchard outside of the city. Intergenerational events such as this one serve as unique opportunities to bring people …

Save the Date – Board Game and Bingo Night

Events, Fundraising, Volunteering - Personal

Looking for a place to get your game on? Following on the success of other Volunteer Program mini-FUN(d)raisers such as Trivia Night and Bingo Night, why not join us at our Board Game and Bingo Night! We are preparing a varied selection of board games for you to try your luck at. When: Thursday, September 14th, doors at 6:00pm, games …

The Mycollective is recruiting volunteers and members!

Collective - Mycollective, Urban Agriculture, Volunteering - Personal

The Mycollective is a gathering of mushroom enthusiasts that seeks to create a nucleus of knowledge about mycology and in doing so expand the breadth of urban agriculture in our community. We also aim to develop expertise about low-tech and inexpensive ways to cultivate mushrooms. We are looking for volunteers (occasional basis) and members (weekly commitment): Volunteers (occasional/monthly commitment): The …

Summer Intergen Celebration in Photos

Events, Meals-on-Wheels, Volunteering - Personal

On June 21st, we celebrated the start of the summer with an intergenerational picnic in the street. A total of 90 meals-on-wheels clients, volunteers and staff enjoyed a beautiful lunch of pulled pork sandwiches and fresh salads, prepared in our kitchen. With the opening of the Terrasses Roy, a public space and urban garden created by the borough, we were …

Calling all pick leaders for Les Fruits Défendus

Collective - Fruits Defendus, Urban Agriculture, Volunteering - Personal

Les Fruits Défendus is looking for motivated and autonomous individuals to lead our urban fruit harvests throughout the summer! Training dates: Wednesday June 7th, Saturday June 10th. Les Fruits Défendus is Montreal’s volunteer-led urban fruit harvesting collective. Our project connects local fruit tree owners with volunteer harvesters and in doing so helps to reduce food waste. What is a pick leader? Pick …

A super sweet intergenerational outing

Events, Meals-on-Wheels, Volunteering - Personal

Each year, members of Santropol Roulant’s community come together to celebrate the arrival of spring. This past April, the Roulant’s team invited our clients and volunteers to share a wonderful meal at Érablière Charbonneau. (Photos below!) On that sunny day, a group of close to 70 people headed to St-Grégoire in Montérégie form all corners of Montreal. There, a royal …