Men’s Shed Vision Statement

Vision Statement (from 2010):

“To advance the health and well-being of Shed members in the Coffs Coast region by providing a safe, happy and non-judgemental environment where skilled and unskilled members of all ages and abilities can, in the company of other members pursue hobbies, pastimes and interests, learn new skills, practice and pass on old skills, learn about their own and others health and well-being, and by their efforts contribute to their families, friends, the shed and the broader community”
Our Current Mission (from 2010):

• Be a place for overcoming isolation and loneliness and nurturing mateship and belonging
• Have a structured program for advancing member’s health and well being
• Helping the disadvantaged
• Acquiring and passing on traditional skills
• Be a safe place to work and train
• Meet the needs of its members and member’s families
• Be a valued community asset fully connected to the community
• Generate sufficient income to be financially independent.

Our New Vision (from October 2022):

Building a great Men’s Shed and the most supportive men’s community in Australia

Our Revised Values:

Below are the Values for the organisation, with a single word to summarise each statement

Determined   Determination to improve the health of all Shed members

Integrity       Honesty and integrity in all dealings and activities

Responsive   Being responsive to member’s needs, the needs of their families and the broader community

Respectful    Respect for teamwork and dedication to life-long learning

Appreciative Appreciation of the value of contributions made to the Shed by members, partners, customers, suppliers and sponsors

Generous     Generosity in giving back to the community