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Sushi in the pizza garden

Agriculture, Featured, Kitchen Workshops, Youth

Since 2019, classes from the Au-pied-de-la-montagne school down the street have participated in the Jardin Pizza project with Santropol Roulant’s urban agriculture program. The idea was initiated by Gianna from Volailles et Gibiers Fernando, the butcher shop across from the Roulant, with the primary objective to introduce the concept of the food cycle and notions of nutrition to the young …

Learning in the gardens: an invitation to youth educators

Agriculture, Urban Agriculture, Youth

School may be out for summer, but learning in the gardens never stops! While the urban agriculture team is busy now welcoming day camps including Camp Cosmos and Camp ARMP (Association Récréative Milton Parc), we’re ready to look ahead to the coming school year to ensure more youth of all ages can learn about and participate in the food cycle. …


Summer Jobs for Youth at Santropol Roulant

Agriculture, Job Postings, Youth

In collaboration with other youth skill development programs, Santropol Roulant seeks to engage youth each year in our programming by creating temporary paid positions that are exciting, challenging and fun in a variety of our program areas. If you’re under 30 and looking for a summer job that pays above minimum wage in the community sector after your university term ends, read on …

Film screening “Sortir du désert” & discussion

Agriculture, Events, Food, Local, Youth

What: Come and discover this short film “Sortir du desert”, produced by SUCO Solidarity Union Cooperation and L’OEUVRE LÉGER with the partnership of Funambules Medias, co-directed by six young people from the CJE Southwest with the help of Josué Bertolino, seasoned director. In a nutshell, it’s a film featuring young adults from South West Montreal who are wondering about the …


McGill Students on Wheels – Seeking New Executives

Meals-on-Wheels, Volunteering - Personal, Youth

Santropol Roulant is seeking new McGill University student representatives to be in charge of the McGill Students on Wheels association beginning in September 2016. Another school year is around the corner, and our Volunteer Program is preparing for the arrival of many new student volunteers. McGill Students on Wheels is a student association that helps recruit volunteers on campus to help …

Job Offer: Community Event Planning Internship

Events, Job Postings, Youth

If creating a well-organised celebration of intergenerational connections and delicious food sounds like your idea of the best summer job ever, we have good news for you!  Santropol Roulant is hiring a student to organise our annual celebration of our vibrant community, coming up in July. Please note that, to apply, you must be a full time student and intend …


Volunteer at the Intergenerational Holiday Brunch

Events, Kitchen, Meals-on-Wheels, Seniors, Volunteering - Personal, Youth

‘Twas the 10th of December and right about noon, clients gathered round the Roulant, with a friend and a soup spoon. The Holiday Brunch is the most coveted event of the year for many of our meals-on-wheels clients. This yearly tradition gathers our intergenerational community for a holiday feast, complete with choral music, good company, and holiday warmth and generosity. What: We’re …

Contest: #PasBesoinDe

Volunteering - Personal, Youth

No need to be a top chef to make great meals; No need to be a bike courier to deliver meals-on-wheels at the Roulant… You just need to be passionate! Launched by our friends and partners at the Volunteer Bureau of Montreal, the contest #PasBesoinDe (NoNeedTo) aims to promote volunteer action for young Montrealers 18 to 35 years old. We invite the Roulant’s volunteers to participate and …

McGill Students on Wheels Needs Your Help!

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

McGill Students on Wheels is a student association from McGill University that helps recruit volunteers on campus to help with our meals-on-wheels program. On Wednesday Sept 30th, Santropol Roulant will be hosting an introductory session for new volunteers who want to get involved. If you are a McGill student looking to volunteer in the community sector, meet new people, and …

Young Gardeners at The Roulant!

Agriculture, export, Senneville Farm, Urban Agriculture, Youth

The gardens are in full bloom, summer solstice has come to greet us, and the agriculture team is getting ready for some small but significant new additions to the fields. Beginning in July, more than 300 kids and youth from various neighborhoods in Montreal will come to learn and have fun in our gardens! Kids from Camp Cosmos,  Y des femmes, …