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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... (more)

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These programmes are part financed by the European Social Fund through the Welsh Government.

Some of the ways that we can help...

  • Forums

    Our local forums give third sector organisations the chance to network, share their views and keep on top of the latest developments in their field...

  • Information

    SCVS provide regular updates for the local sector through our quarterly members magazine, a monthly e-bulletin and specialist briefings...

  • Events

    Events & training specifically for the third sector in Swansea…

  • Volunteer

    Our volunteer centre offers advice and guidance on 100’s of local opportunities however much time you have, and whatever your interest...

  • Training

    SCVS offer high quality, affordable and third sector specific training courses from our Walter Road offices…

  • Development

    Whether you need support to update your policies, or advice on funding and sustainability, our development workers will help…

  • Job Vacancies

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

  • Policy/Influence

    SCVS works on your behalf to represent the Sector's interests across a wide range of partnerships at local, regional and national levels...

  • What's On?

    Fayres, open days, taster sessions and more! Events which are run by local organisations and are open to the public...

Latest news

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  • Wednesday, 01 April 2015

    SCVS April 2015 Ebulletin now available to download

    The SCVS Ebulletin for April 2015 is now available to download - packed with news, events, training, jobs and more, by - and for - the Third Sector in Swansea. Read more

  • Tuesday, 31 March 2015

    Welsh Government White Paper: 'Power to local people' - a chance to have your say

    BAVO, NPTCVS and SCVS are holding a regional policy event with Welsh Government to get more detail on this published White Paper. We want to ensure you have the opportunity to have your say on what matters to you and to join us in the discussion. Read more

  • Tuesday, 24 March 2015

    Invitation to Tender - The ‘Enabled’ Project Participation/Performance Theatre Workshops and Evaluation

    The ‘Enabled’ Project wishes to invite suitably qualified and experienced contractors to carry out Participation/Performance Theatre Workshops and Evaluation. The ‘Enabled’ Project is a partnership project set to establish a joined up and relevant community of support for young disabled people aged 14-25 living in and around Swansea. Read more

  • Friday, 13 March 2015

    Wales Volunteer of The Year Awards 2015 – Now Open for Nominations

    Over a million people in Wales help their communities and each other in all sorts of remarkable ways. And since 2004 the Wales Volunteer of the Year Awards has been shining the spotlight on these incredible people. Read more

  • Thursday, 12 March 2015

    NEW SCVS Summer 2015 Training Programme

    The New SCVS Summer Term 2015 training programme is now available to view online. Read more

  • Wednesday, 11 March 2015

    Art Across The City 2015

    Locws International is pleased to announce five new temporary public art commissions for Art Across The City 2015, their 15th anniversary. In that time they have commissioned over 100 established and emerging local and international artists to make new work in Swansea. Read more

  • Thursday, 05 March 2015

    Refugee Week Wales – Swansea, 15th-21st June 2015

    The Welsh Refugee Council are trying to organise a meeting in Swansea to discuss and find groups who may be interested in the new Street Parties theme for Refugee Week Wales in Swansea. Read more

  • Thursday, 26 February 2015

    Falls Prevention Guide is now available

    The Guide has been put together to provide individuals with information that will help to reduce their risk of falling – Download your free copy now... Read more

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