Getting involved in the community is beneficial for your mind, body and overall wellbeing. Participating in a group or an event within your local area creates an important sense of connection. Some ways to get involved include:
Get on Board Program – Group Tours
This program aims to assist seniors in gaining confidence in accessing public transport and enable independence by improving their ability to connect with services, activities, friends and family. Group tours of local public transport services are hosted by the City at various times throughout the year and include complimentary coffee/tea/refreshment at a local cafe.
The next Get on Board Group Tour will be held on Friday 15 November between 9.15am – 12.00noon from the Joondalup Library. Places are extremely limited and bookings are essential. Please visit the event page to secure your spot!
International Day of People with Disability 2019 (IDPwD)
IDPwD is a United Nations sanctioned day that is celebrated internationally. It aims to increase public awareness, understanding and acceptance of people with disability and celebrate their achievements and contributions. In 2019 IDPwD will celebrated by the City between 2-6 December with Inclusion Story Time sessions at all four Libraries, a Disability Awareness theme at the Community Showcase Marquee at the Twilight Markets, an online gallery celebrating people living with disability in the community. For more information or to participate in the online photo gallery contact the City’s Community Development Team 9400 4226 or via email.
There are a range of clubs, community and hobby groups throughout the City. To find out who they are and where they are located, visit the City’s Community Directory.
Joondalup Volunteer Resource Centre (JVRC)
The JVRC can help match your time availability, skills and interests with a suitable volunteering role.
Organising a neighbourhood barbeque or picnic in a local park is a great opportunity for neighbours in your street to meet and get to know each other.
The City offers a wide range of events all year round including the Joondalup Festival, Positive Ageing events, the Sunday Serenades concert series, art exhibitions, youth music events, markets and outdoor summer concerts. See the City’s events calendar for details.
Environmental events and activities
The City hosts a range of environmentally focused events and activities which include environmental tours on wildflowers, bird watching, the coast, Aboriginal heritage, Greater Gardens Workshops and more. See the City’s events calendar for details.