Our Committee, Vision, Mission and Objectives
Our Committee 2021/2022
Fund Raising Coordinator
Bron Van Der Beek
Health & Safety Officer
Our Vision, Mission and Objectives
To provide a men’s shed that gives a strong sense of belonging and satisfaction to its members and value to its surrounding community.
Deliver a service to the community of Greater Springfield and Camira by offering a place for men to interact and share their knowledge and skills with like-minded individuals.
Provide members with the support, space, tools, equipment and supplies to undertake the activities or conversations they wish to be involved in.
Deliver community-focused projects utilising the skills of its members, the facilities and equipment of the shed and the supplies necessary to complete the project.
Provide a safe environment where the men of Greater Springfield and Camira area can gain a sense of purpose, joy and/or satisfaction from interacting with like-minded individuals.
Ensure the shed is sustainable, in terms of funding sources, expenditure management, governance, member growth, physical environment, skills transfer and safety management.
Provide activities, training and knowledge-sharing opportunities that meet the wants and needs of members both on site and at external locations.
Look for opportunities to collaborate with other community and charity organisations in the area, where there would be mutual benefit and a higher level of outcome to the greater community from an injection of the men’s shed members’ skills.
Open sharing of skills and knowledge between the members of the men’s shed.
Work with Businesses, Federal, State and Local Governments to ensure that where possible, the combined resources of the men’s shed are focused on undertakings that deliver the greatest member and/or community benefit.
Promote an environment of good physical and mental health that welcomes open communication and invites in professionals on a regular basis to discuss men’s physical and mental health.
Provide a comfortable and interesting place for displaced male partners/husbands or widowers to hang out, while partners/wives or family enjoy their own pursuits.
Develop a community garden that not only meets the needs of members, but extends to those in need of a shared gardened area.
Cultivate enough produce to meet members’ needs and deliver an added income to support the garden and other community-based projects.
Make full use of the equipment, space and facilities available to us.
Position and maintain Springfield Camira Men’s Shed inc as a trusted and valued brand that delivers on its vision and goals, to its Membership, the Community, Businesses and Government partners.
Act with integrity and compassion in all dealings.