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.

  • Mindfulness Taster Sessions

    Learning mindfulness helps us to recognise how some of our thinking patterns and the things we say to ourselves when we’re experiencing difficulty in life might actually be making us feel worse. Read more

  • Mindfulness Taster Session

    Learning mindfulness helps us to recognise how some of our thinking patterns and the things we say to ourselves when we’re experiencing difficulty in life might actually be making us feel worse. Read more

  • Mindfulness 8 Week Course - Morning Course

    People who learn mindfulness have been shown to be more responsive in the face of all sorts of difficulties – including growing older and living with a long-term health condition. 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! 

  • Swansea Volunteering Forum December 2016 Meeting

    Swansea Volunteering Forum is a members network of volunteer managers which regularly meets to develop and share best practice. The Forum provides an opportunity to network, receive peer support, work in partnership and access volunteer management development assistance at bi-monthly meetings. Read more

  • Swansea BME Sports Forum

    The BME Sports Forum is a fantastic opportunity for communities, partners, organisations and national governing bodies to share ideas and network freely in an open environment. Read more

  • Webinar - Christmas Special- Online Safety- Online Shopping

    This Webinar will focus on scam busting/staying safe while shopping online and touch on money management tools to help ensure your clients stay safe while shopping online this Christmas. Read more

  • Fertility Support in Gorseinon

    The group welcomes anyone affected by a fertility issue, both individuals and couples and offers the chance for people to get together to offer each other support. Read more

  • Older People – Challenging the Stereotype

    This event aims to transform our perception of older people and shine a spotlight on the importance of the wellbeing of older people in our communities. Read more

  • Family Meditation Workshop

    Dharmavajra Kadampa Buddhist Centre, Swansea, will be holding a special family workshop called ‘Meeting the Buddhas’ Read more

Local third sector jobs

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

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