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Centraide Solidaires 2015

Fruits Défendus, News, Video, Volunteering - Personal, Youth

Last Thursday, a crew from the Roulant had the pleasure of attending Centraide’s Gala. The annual recognition event showcases the exceptional work of fundraising partners and the community organizations they support. We were honoured that one of our long-time volunteers, Tássia Camões, was recognized for her leadership and outstanding contributions to the Santropol Roulant community. The Solidaire NextGen is awarded …

Job Offer: Communications and Design Internship

Events, Job Postings, News, Youth

If you’re the type who dreams in Photoshop and who ponders communications strategies in the bath, maybe you’d like to come and spend 10 weeks with us this summer to help us make our 20th anniversary celebration the best it can possibly be! Please note that, to apply, you must be a full time student and intend to return to …

All About the 2015 AGM!

Communications, Events, Seniors, Youth

The Annual General Meeting (AGM) this year will take place on Thursday March 26th, 2015, starting at 5:30pm, and you are all invited! Don’t miss the most important governance event of the year! Here are the important documents to consult before the AGM Your official invitation The evening’s agenda Last year’s minutes The candidates’ presentation booklet The AGM is much …

Survey: We need your input!

Statistics, Volunteering - Personal, Youth

Calling all current and past volunteers, client-members, donors, board members and staff! We invite you to feed our work by answering the survey below. The purpose of this survey is to assess Santropol Roulant’s impact in the area of community engagement. By answering these questions, you are helping us determine if the Roulant’s activities are engaging people to the degree …

Project GO: "6 à 8" at the Roulant!

Events, News, Volunteering - Personal, Youth

Via McGill’s student group Project GO, student volunteers participate in meal deliveries (and sometimes kitchen shifts) for our Meals-on-Wheels Program on a weekly or bi-monthly basis. The initiative is primarily linked with McGill University, but is open to students from other universities as well! What: We’ll be hosting a “6 à 8” to recruit new members, to introduce new volunteers to the student group, …

Volunteering in the New Year

Food, Kitchen, Meals-on-Wheels, News, Volunteering - Personal, Youth

As the new year begins, our volunteer program is in full swing. Throughout January, we are recruiting volunteers to help us with our meals-on-wheels service, in the kitchen, administrative tasks and especially on deliveries. If you have excellent hand writing, the fundraising team would love your help during office hours (9am-5pm). Email Meghan for more info. As a reminder, the …

The Roulant’s Gardens: A Playground for Young Gardeners!

Youth

Have you ever wondered how many  veggies come from our gardens, including those downtown and from our farm? You might not be surprised to hear that most of our veggies come from our peri-urban farm while our urban gardens produce a considerably smaller quantity. To know more about how much produce was grown and a full debrief on the 2014 season, …

Volunteer with Project Go!

Meals-on-Wheels, Volunteering - Personal, Youth

Every year at the start of each school semester, students from McGill University help recruit volunteers to lend a hand to our Meals-on-Wheels program by signing up weekly or bi-monthly for meal deliveries and the occasional kitchen shift. With the success of this one student initiative, called Project GO, we are we’re hoping to include students from other post-secondary institutions as well. No matter which post-secondary institution you …

Stipend-based Work-Trade Opportunities at the Farm

Agriculture, Job Postings, Senneville Farm, Youth

Under the supervision of an experienced farm management team, these 4 work-trade positions are an opportunity to acquire practical experience in all aspects of small-scale intensive farming, while participating in promoting local food production and increasing its accessibility in the Montreal community. These are unpaid volunteer positions; however, we are offering a $500 stipend to work-trades who complete a minimum of …

Paid Part-time Internship Opportunities at our Senneville Farm Site

Agriculture, Job Postings, Senneville Farm, Youth

Organic farming is an exciting and challenging field and as part of our goal to engage our community and strengthen the connection between food, producers, and consumers we are excited to offer the following internship positions (4) to individuals with no prior farming or urban agriculture experience AND to individuals identifying to groups traditionally under-represented in the agricultural sector. With this …

Get to know The Roulant’s Young Gardeners

Stories, Youth

Adults, aren’t the only ones at play in The Roulant’s gardens. This season, our urban gardens were the playground and classroom for 12 summer camps and elementary schools. Our tours put youth in contact with their natural environment, and reconnected them to the source of their food. In total, 182 young people learned how to reduce their environmental impact and create positive …

Bike-Shop Administration Summer Internship – Job posting

Biking, Job Postings, SantroVelo, Youth

Santrovelo is seeking a Bike-Shop Administration Intern for the duration of the summer (11 weeks). Santrovélo is a friendly, vibrant and stimulating environment, led by a wonderfull team of volunteers who are an integral part of Santropol Roulant as a whole. This is an administrative position geared (pun intended) towards amateur bicycle enthusiasts. A profound knowledge of bike mechanics is …