Code of Conduct

The aim of Caloundra Women`s Shed Inc (CWSI) is to provide a safe, supportive and friendly environment for women to meet, volunteer, work, teach, learn, support and laugh together.

To achieve this CWSI and it’s members will:

  • Maintain an open door, with a welcoming, inclusive policy, which embraces all women regardless of age, ethnicity, abilities, income, culture, religion or beliefs.
  • Provide a safe and supportive physical, emotional and social environment.
  • Respect the rights, dignity and value of all Members contributions and decisions. Protect and respect confidential information obtained by CWSI through membership, attendance and activities.
  • Ensure that all programs and activities are nonpolitical or secular and support the aims and objectives of the CWSI.

CWSI members commit to create and maintain a nurturing environment by:

  • Conducting themselves in a courteous and respectful manner toward other members and guests.  
  • Not tolerating any form of bullying, physical, emotional, or verbal abuse,
  • Actively engaging with fellow members, feeling safe and comfortable to contribute in healthy open discussions, respecting everyone’s viewpoint and challenging constructively.
  • Manage any issues or conflict within the group not via gossip or social media, seeking counsel from the committee if required.
  • Acknowledging all members unique story and contribution to the group.
  • Turning causes into lessons and problems into solutions, building our knowledge base and confidence.
  • Encouraging all members to be involved, to contribute new ideas and propose new projects for consideration by the Committee (the Secretary can assist).

Members agree to this Code of Conduct when applying to become a Caloundra Women`s Shed Inc member. Any member who breaches the Code of Conduct will be asked to leave Caloundra Women`s Shed Inc.

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