About us

Swansea Council for Voluntary Service is the umbrella organisation for voluntary activity throughout the City & County of Swansea, supporting, developing and representing voluntary organisations, volunteers and communities in the County. We work to support and develop the Third Sector by providing a wide range of information, advice and support services and by representing the views of the sector to government and policy makers...

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Author: Adam Popeck

Volunteering

SCVS Volunteer Centre can support you to find the right volunteering opportunity. Book an advice and guidance appointment at our centre, receive telephone assistance to help you decide, or access information through the Volunteering Wales website - we can help.

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Help & Support

Looking for support from a voluntary or community organisation? Feel that you don’t have a voice? Need some guidance around volunteering or training? We can help. Whilst much of our work involves supporting voluntary and community organisations in Swansea, we also run a variety of services which help individuals.

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Author: Belinda Mustoe

Support for Organisations

We work to support and develop the Third Sector by providing a wide range of information, advice and support services and by representing the views of the sector to government and policy makers.

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Author: Belinda Mustoe

Training Events

Our courses help to develop skills, knowledge and confidence in voluntary organisations, community groups and volunteers.

News

The latest News for the Third Sector (Voluntary and Community organisations) in Swansea.

  • Social Business Wales Awards 2016

    The Social Business Wales Awards (previously branded as the Social Enterprise Awards Wales) is an opportunity to celebrate the success and achievements of social enterprises in Wales. Read more

  • Register now - Free training on CSE for CYP with learning disabilities

    Funded by Comic Relief and due to take place in the autumn, British Institute for Learning Disabilities (BILD), Paradigm Research and Barnardo’s register now for a free place on one of two welsh training events. Read more

  • The Big Give Christmas Challenge

    Applications required from Welsh charities for “new and improved” Christmas Challenge match-funding campaign. Read more

Local third sector events

Events, training, fayres, open days, taster sessions and more! 

Local third sector jobs

Looking for paid work or Trustee positions in the Third Sector in Swansea? Browse local vacancies here...

  • Drugaid - Corporate Services Assistant

    Drugaid are looking for a Corporate Services Assistant to provide advice, support and guidance to assist Managers to carry out their staffing responsibilities in support of business needs. Read more

  • Drugaid – Family and Young Persons Service Manager

    Drugaid is looking for a Family and Young Persons Service Manager to direct, manage and control the development and delivery of services to Family & Young Persons service users, to partner agencies, commissioners and other funders in accordance with strategic, government and legislative and quality standards / requirements. Read more

  • Mixtup – Youth Development Worker and 2 x Sessional Workers

    Mixtup is an independent youth club currently meeting monthly, which is run by and supports children and young people in Swansea (aged 11-25) who have a range of mixed abilities including physical and learning, as well as individuals who are not disabled. Read more

  • Caer Las Cymru – Support Worker

    Caer Las Cymru works with people who encounter barriers and exclusion to social networks and mainstream services; for example, people whose lives can be traumatised by homelessness, poverty, mental ill health or substance misuse. Read more

  • Dynamix – Development Officer

    Dynamix is a Swansea based workers’ cooperative that provides education and gives people a say. We work with adult community members, young people and children using participative and fun methods and we train the professionals that support these groups. Read more

  • Cruse Bereavement Care Morgannwg - Part Time Administrator

    Cruse Bereavement Care Morgannwg is looking for a Part-Time Area Administrator to join their busy office in Swansea. Read more

  • Caer Las - Heads of Service x 2

    Caer Las Cymru works with people who encounter barriers and exclusion to social networks and mainstream services; for example, people whose lives can be traumatised by homelessness, poverty, mental ill health or substance misuse. Read more

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