Establishing a Men's Shed

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Establishing a Men's Shed by Mind Map: Establishing a Men's Shed

1. Getting Started

1.1. Public meeting

1.2. Visit other sheds

1.3. Regional Rep support

1.4. Build relationships

1.4.1. Community Groups

1.4.2. Church

1.4.3. Women's groups

1.4.4. Local Government rep

1.5. Advertising

1.5.1. Social media

1.5.2. Community newspapers

2. Corporate

2.1. Form Organisation

2.1.1. Incorporated Society

2.1.2. Charitable Trust

2.1.3. Auspiced

2.2. Register with IRD

2.3. Establishment Committee

2.3.1. Chairman

2.3.2. Secretary

2.3.3. Treasurer

2.3.4. Other roles

2.4. Charities Services registration

2.5. Establish regular meeting procedures and routine

3. Communications

3.1. Dedicated shed email account

3.2. MENZSHED NZ webpage listing

3.3. Own website

3.4. Social Media e.g. Facebook

4. Financial

4.1. Choose bank

4.2. On-line transactions

4.3. Minimum three signatories

4.4. Audits vs Reviews (incorporate decision within Rules)

4.5. File annual reports (Societies office, Charities Services etc)

5. Safety matters

5.1. Policy

5.2. Sheddie induction

5.3. Equipment checks

6. Physical Shed

6.1. Rent vs Purchase

6.2. Equipment

6.2.1. Seek donations

6.2.2. Seek grants

7. Insurance

7.1. Consider MENZSHED NZ group scheme

7.2. Arrange cover before new build or extensions