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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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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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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Training Events

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

  • Introduction to Counselling Skills - Four Day Course

    This course will introduce you to the skills and attitudes necessary for working effectively with others in a helping role. Read more

  • Accounting Basics

    This is an introductory course for those who wish to learn about setting up simple financial systems within a third sector organisation. Read more

  • Presentation Skills - 2 Half Day Course

    Does the thought of making a presentation in front of a group of people make you break out in a sweat? This course looks at the structure, methods and techniques you need for a good presentation. Read more

News

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

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...

  • Women 4 Resources - Self Employed Sessional Worker

    Women4Resources wishes to recruit a Self Employed Sessional worker for its Volunteering for Skills project based in Swansea. Read more

  • WCADA - Peer Mentor

    WCADA are searching for a motivated, enthusiastic and dedicated individual to join Cyfle Cymru, their new Out of Work Peer Mentoring Service. Read more

  • Swansea Women's Aid - Daise Support Worker

    Swansea Women's Aid require a Part Time Daise Support Worker. Read more

  • Morriston Playscheme - Session Leader

    Morriston Playscheme require a Session Leader to work with the current team of staff and volunteers. Read more

  • Age Cymru Swansea Bay - Trustees Wanted

    Age Cymru Swansea Bay are currently seeking experienced, dynamic and inspiring individuals to join their Board of Trustees. 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

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