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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, 06 May 2015

    Swansea Healthy Cities Community Voice Portfolio – Engaging with the Community, Lessons Learnt

    The Swansea Healthy Cities Community Voice Portfolio Project has now been running for 2 years - this event will consider the methods used to engage with grass-roots communities across the City and County of Swansea, the lessons learnt so far and what is next for the portfolio. Places are filling up fast, so book your free space now! Read more

  • Wednesday, 06 May 2015

    Understanding Islam - Don't Miss Out!

    Islam is the second largest religion in the world with over 1 billion followers, including around 2 million in Britain, or 2.7% of the population. There’s so much comment in the media and on the streets about Islam, but what’s actually true? Get the facts rather than the propaganda. Read more

  • Friday, 01 May 2015

    SCVS May 2015 Ebulletin now available to download

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

  • Thursday, 30 April 2015

    Last chance to book - limited places still available on two of our courses.

    Last chance to book your place on - Bookkeeping for Beginners and CIEH Level 2 Award in Emergency First Aid. Read more

  • Wednesday, 29 April 2015

    Digital Kit for Communities

    Digital Communities Wales is the Welsh Government’s new digital inclusion project, focused on helping organisations develop digital skills in the communities they serve. As part of the support provided in the project, the Wales Co-operative Centre, who run the project, are distributing free digital kit to eligible organisations. Read more

  • Tuesday, 28 April 2015

    DVLA Swansea offering free Gym equipment to local groups

    The DVLA Offices in Morriston, Swansea, are offering surplus Gym equipment – free of charge – to local groups on a collection / first-come, first-served basis. Read more

  • Tuesday, 14 April 2015

    Supported Lodgings Providers Needed In Your Area

    Do you have a spare room? Do you enjoy the company of young people? Do you have the time to support a young person to develop the skills to live independently? Read more

  • Wednesday, 08 April 2015

    Calling Swansea Beach Soccer Festival Teams - Old and New!

    Swansea Beach Soccer festival 2015 is alive and kicking! Registration is now open if you wish to register your team or community group. 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

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