The Purposes of the DVMS
(1) The purposes of the DVMS are to operate as a charitable services institution engaged in advancing men’s health by operating a Men’s shed to:
(a) Improve the health and wellbeing of men who are at risk of preventable health issues that may emanate from isolation;
(b) Facilitate programs that provide support, information, education and training on health and wellbeing issues such as first aid training, men’s health checks, seminars and guest speakers;
(c) Provide meaningful activities where men can participate in the company of others to relieve issues arising from isolation and loneliness; and
(d) Undertake charitable activities for the benefit of the broader community.
(2) We advance the health and wellbeing of our members by providing a safe and happy environment where men of all abilities can, in the company of other men:
(a) Participate in projects designed for the benefit of the Dingley Village Community, City of Kingston, Parks Victoria, the broader community;
(b) Participate in projects designed for other charitable purposes that benefit the broader community;
(c) Learn new skills, and practice and pass on old skills and knowledge while participating in activities and projects;
(d) Receive support to recognise and deal with issues and effects of isolation and loneliness.