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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, …

It’s Sugar Shack time!

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

Join us for our annual intergenerational maple syrup feast during the day on April 19th at Érablière Charbonneau. There will be laughs, fresh air, and (hopefully) gorgeous sunshine to enjoy, only a 45 minute drive south of Montreal. We’re looking for volunteer support in the two following areas: BUDDIES : Meals-on-wheels clients joining us for the event will be paired with a …

AGM 2018 – Volunteers Needed!

Events, Volunteering - Personal

Help us make the Annual General Meeting (AGM) on March 29th a success! The AGM is Santropol Roulant’s most important governance event of the year, where our members elect the Board of Directors. To make things run smoothly, we need lots of volunteer help prior to and during the AGM, so we are seeking your help with the following tasks: Food prep (before and during event) Food and drink …

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 our volunteer appreciation party. When: Thursday, March 1st, 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm …

Santrovélo – recruiting new volunteers!

Biking, SantroVelo, Volunteering - Personal

Calling all aspiring bike mechanics! Santrovélo will be hosting two orientation sessions for new bike shop volunteers on the following dates: Thursday Feb 1st, 6:00 – 8:00pm and Saturday Feb 3rd, 11:00am – 1:00pm. Volunteers need attend only one of these sessions. We will provide mechanic training, if necessary, on several thursdays in February and March. Please email benevelo@santropolroulant.org to …

Holiday Volunteering at the Roulant – A Great Way to Give Back

Food, Kitchen, Meals-on-Wheels, Santropol, Volunteering - Corporate, Volunteering - Personal

The holidays are a special time when many wish to give back, and when the needs of organizations like the Roulant are the highest. At this time of year, isolated Meals-on-Wheels clients most relish Roulant meals and volunteers’ visits. If you are looking for a way to get involved in your community and give back over the holidays, come give …

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, …